Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 13651 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
RosaceaeRosaceaeRosaceae  
Species Cercocarpus montanus Raf.
Common name   alderleaf mountain mahogany
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   4397  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 15 April 2007 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality Wasatch Mountains, Mt. Timpanogos, Slide Canyon, 0-1.0 km from Highway 189; 
 
Elev.: 5740 ft. (1750 m.)
Habitat Notes limestone slopes and ledges. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 21'  22" N, 111° 35'  32" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Cercocarpus montanus Raf.

Common Name(s): alderleaf cercocarpus, alderleaf mountain mahogany, birchleaf mountainmahogany, mountainmahogany, true mountain mahogany, true mountainmahogany.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25136, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Cercocarpus
                                        Species: Cercocarpus montanus
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13651s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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02213
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02229
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02235
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02299
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02320
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04259
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06667
specimen image: 07555s1.jpg 
07555
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08892
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13766

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02155 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 1.7 mi. SE
02140 Acer negundo      "boxelder" same section
14985 Acer negundo      "boxelder" same section
15415 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1.1 mi. SE
01481 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" same section
13649 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
13652 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" same section
02158 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 1.7 mi. SE
14641 Clematis occidentalis      "purple virgins-bower" 1.4 mi. SE
02189 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1.7 mi. SE
02191 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.7 mi. SE
01480 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
02196 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.7 mi. SE
02139 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
15220 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.3 mi. SE
15416 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.1 mi. SE
14435 Crataegus columbiana     same section
14640 Crataegus douglasii  var. rivularis  1.4 mi. SE
13648 Cymopterus longipes  var. longipes   "long-stalked spring parsley" same section
13646 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  same section
02838 Epilobium angustifolium     1.2 mi. NW
01485 Gaillardia aristata      "common blanketflower" same section
03920 Hackelia micrantha      "small-flowered stickseed" 1.2 mi. NW
15261 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 1.2 mi. SE
10911 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 1.6 mi. S
15232 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 1.2 mi. SE
15257 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 1.2 mi. SE
13643 Lomatium grayi  var. grayi   "Gray's biscuitroot" 1.7 mi. NW
10075 Lomatium grayi  var. grayi   "Gray's biscuitroot" 2.1 mi. N
13653 Lonicera involucrata      "twinberry honeysuckle" same section
02157 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 1.7 mi. SE
01482 Mentzelia laevicaulis      "smoothstem blazingstar" same section
13644 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 1.7 mi. NW
13650 Mertensia oblongifolia      "western bluebells" same section
01484 Oenothera caespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" same section
01486 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
01483 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" same section
13645 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" 1.7 mi. NW
14865 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" 1.3 mi. S
02156 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" 1.7 mi. SE
05154 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.2 mi. NW
14986 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
14644 Physocarpus monogynus      "mountain ninebark" 1.3 mi. S
15275 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" 1.7 mi. SE
14643 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" 1.3 mi. SE
13655 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" same section
10004 Populus alba      "white poplar" 1 mi. W
02137 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
02188 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 1.7 mi. SE
15414 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.1 mi. SE
02193 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1.7 mi. SE
02194 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1.7 mi. SE
14645 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1.3 mi. S
14984 Rosa       "rose" same section
02195 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1.7 mi. SE
03960 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" same section
02199 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" 1.7 mi. SE
02187 Salix x fragilis  hybrid [alba x euxina]  1.7 mi. SE
02138 Salix x fragilis  hybrid [alba x euxina]   "crack willow" same section
02159 Sambucus caerulea     1.7 mi. SE
15259 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 1.3 mi. SE
01565 Swertia radiata     same section

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2494 ft. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Davis Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Snow Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SE   Bridal Veil Falls 
Upper Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 5817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Mountain Range Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E 5194  Bridal Veil Falls 
South Fork Provo River (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Vivian Park (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1 mi. E 5214  Bridal Veil Falls 
Vivian Park Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Utah County, UT 1 mi. E 5214  Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 5948  Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls Sky Ride (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 5499  Bridal Veil Falls 
Lost Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Dry Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 7185  Aspen Grove 
Frazier Trailer Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S 7947  Bridal Veil Falls 
Nunns (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 5154  Bridal Veil Falls 
Timpanogos Glacier (Glacier) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 10220  Bridal Veil Falls 
Sundance Ski Area (Park) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 6473  Aspen Grove 
Rotary Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 5404  Bridal Veil Falls 
Scott Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NE   Aspen Grove 
Stewarts Cascades (Falls) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6782  Aspen Grove 
Girls M I A Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N 6296  Aspen Grove 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cercocarpus montanus  Raf.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Cercocarpus+montanus

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