Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 02954 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Mertensia brevistyla S. Watson
Common name   Wasatch bluebells
Collector(s)
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with J. R. Carter
Coll. Date 10 May 1998 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality up Diamond Fork Canyon, about 14 miles, just past cattle guard crossing; along roadside.
    
Habitat Notes on moist soil with willow, gambel oak. 
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° 30'  3" N, 111° 20'  31" W
Township Range T4S, R5E, Sec. 2  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Mertensia brevistyla S. Wats.

Common Name(s): shortstyle bluebell, shortstyle bluebells.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31676, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Mertensia
                                        Species: Mertensia brevistyla
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02954s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00196s2.jpg 
00196
specimen image: 00831s2.jpg 
00831
specimen image: 01470s2.jpg 
01470
specimen image: 01635s2.jpg 
01635
specimen image: 02852s2.jpg 
02852
specimen image: 03759s2.jpg 
03759
specimen image: 03777s2.jpg 
03777
specimen image: 07741s2.jpg 
07741
specimen image: 11328s1.jpg 
11328
specimen image: 13644s1.jpg 
13644
specimen image: 13758s1.jpg 
13758

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02952 Hydrophyllum occidentale  var. watsonii  same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Pole Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2993 ft. E   Francis 
Big Pole Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Francis 
Coyote Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. NW   Francis 
Center Creek Cemetery (Cemetery) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. S 6050  Center Creek 
Center Creek (Populated Place) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 5932  Center Creek 
Center Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Heber Mountain 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 5771  Charleston 
Daniels Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   Twin Peaks 
Lake Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Heber Mountain 
Wasatch County Hospital Heliport (Airport) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. W 5647  Heber City 
Heber City Cemetery (Cemetery) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. W 5660  Heber City 
Wasatch County Hospital (historical) (Hospital) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. W 5637  Heber City 
Heber Valley Bible Church (Church) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. W 5699  Charleston 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. W 5614  Heber City 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. W 5630  Heber City 
Wasatch Middle School (School) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. W 5643  Charleston 
J R Smith Elementary School (School) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. W 5607  Heber City 
Humbug Canal (Canal) Wasatch County, UT 3.7 mi. W 5683  Charleston 
North Kindergarten School (School) Wasatch County, UT 3.7 mi. W 5604  Heber City 
Heber City Post Office (Post Office) Wasatch County, UT 3.7 mi. W 5604  Heber City 

Links

Taxon Links for species Mertensia brevistyla  S. Watson

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=Mertensia+brevistyla

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