Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 13814 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
RosaceaeRosaceaeRosaceae  
Species Prunus virginiana L.
Infraspecific    var. melanocarpa (A. Nelson) Sarg.
Common name   black chokecherry
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   4559  
   with D.V. Axford
Coll. Date 01 June 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Mountains, Mt. Timpanogos, ca 1.2 km due WSW of Stewart Falls;
     Elev.: 8840 ft. (2695 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky slopes. 
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° 22'  58" N, 111° 37'  2" 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):

     Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa (A. Nels.) Sarg.

     Padus melanocarpa (A. Nels.) Shafer
     Padus virginiana ssp. melanocarpa (A. Nels.) W.A. Weber
     Prunus melanocarpa (A. Nels.) Rydb.
     Prunus virginiana ssp. melanocarpa (A. Nels.) Taylor & MacBryde

Common Name(s): black chokecherry, choke cherry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529894, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Prunus
                                        Species: Prunus virginiana
                                            Variety: Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01030 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 1.3 mi. NE
06544 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 1.2 mi. NW
13895 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 1.2 mi. NE
13911 Antennaria media      "Rocky Mountain pussytoes" 1.2 mi. NE
14010 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1.2 mi. NE
01017 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.3 mi. NE
13890 Aquilegia flavescens      "yellow columbine" 1.2 mi. NE
13900 Arnica cordifolia  var. pumila   "heart-leaf arnica" 1.2 mi. NE
01034 Boechera lyallii     1.3 mi. NE
01023 Boechera stricta     1.3 mi. NE
01029 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1.3 mi. NE
13840 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" 549 ft. E
01018 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" 1.3 mi. NE
13799 Ceanothus velutinus  var. velutinus   "snowbrush" same section
13803 Chenopodium capitatum  var. parvicapitatum   "small-headed strawberry blite" same section
13914 Chenopodium capitatum  var. parvicapitatum   "small-headed strawberry blite" 1.2 mi. NE
13834 Clematis columbiana  var. columbiana   "Rocky Mountain clematis" 549 ft. E
01566 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 1.1 mi. N
13852 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" same section
13806 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 2306 ft. W
13794 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
13851 Draba albertina      "alpine whitlow-cress" same section
13907 Draba albertina      "alpine whitlow-cress" 1.2 mi. NE
13899 Epilobium halleanum      "glandular willowherb" 1.2 mi. NE
13846 Epilobium hornemannii  var. hornemannii   "Hornemann's willowherb" 2042 ft. NW
13912 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" 1.2 mi. NE
13838 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" 549 ft. E
13905 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.2 mi. NE
01435 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1.1 mi. N
01561 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 1.1 mi. N
01020 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 1.3 mi. NE
01024 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1.3 mi. NE
13903 Ivesia utahensis      "Utah mousetail" 1.2 mi. NE
13797 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" same section
13897 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 1.2 mi. NE
13807 Ligusticum filicinum      "fernleaf licorice-root" 2306 ft. W
13802 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" same section
13842 Lomatium graveolens      "King's biscuitroot" 549 ft. E
01022 Lomatium graveolens  var. graveolens   "King's biscuitroot" 1.3 mi. NE
06748 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 382 ft. NW
13809 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" 1656 ft. NW
02936 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1 mi. E
13894 Minuartia obtusiloba      "alpine sandwort" 1.2 mi. NE
13792 Nemophila breviflora      "basin nemophila" same section
01032 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1.3 mi. NE
13853 Pellaea breweri      "Brewer's cliff brake" same section
01564 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.1 mi. N
13795 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
13837 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 549 ft. E
01015 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.3 mi. NE
13904 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.2 mi. NE
13836 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 549 ft. E
01016 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.3 mi. NE
13854 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" same section
01021 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" 1.3 mi. NE
01033 Physaria occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western bladderpod" 1.3 mi. NE
13908 Physaria occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western bladderpod" 1.2 mi. NE
13850 Physaria occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western bladderpod" same section
13796 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
14959 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" same section
13804 Poa bulbosa      "bulbous bluegrass" same section
01028 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 1.3 mi. NE
13805 Polystichum lonchitis      "northern holly fern" 2306 ft. W
13835 Potentilla concinna  var. concinna   "elegant cinquefoil" 549 ft. E
01031 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" 1.3 mi. NE
13892 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" 1.2 mi. NE
13793 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" same section
01026 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 1.3 mi. NE
13891 Potentilla ovina  var. decurrens   "sheep cinquefoil" 1.2 mi. NE
13849 Potentilla ovina  var. decurrens   "sheep cinquefoil" same section
01563 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.1 mi. N
15922 Quercus       "oak" same section
01025 Ranunculus adoneus      "alpine buttercup" 1.3 mi. NE
13848 Ranunculus adoneus      "alpine buttercup" same section
13811 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
13847 Rorippa curvipes  var. truncata   "bluntleaf yellowcress" 2042 ft. NW
13896 Sagina saginoides      "arctic pearlwort" 1.2 mi. NE
13906 Saxifraga rhomboidea      "diamond-leaf saxifrage" 1.2 mi. NE
01562 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" 1.1 mi. N
13841 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 549 ft. E
01019 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.3 mi. NE
13810 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1656 ft. NW
13893 Sibbaldia procumbens      "creeping sibbaldia" 1.2 mi. NE
13902 Silene acaulis      "moss campion" 1.2 mi. NE
13910 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" 1.2 mi. NE
13901 Solidago multiradiata      "Rocky Mountain goldenrod" 1.2 mi. NE
01027 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 1.3 mi. NE
13798 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. utahensis   "Utah snowberry" same section
01560 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. utahensis   "Utah snowberry" 1.1 mi. N
13815 Synthyris pinnatifida  var. pinnatifida   "featherleaf kittentails" same section
13843 Thelypodium sagittatum      "arrow thelypody" 1.2 mi. NE
13801 Turritis glabra     same section
13898 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" 1.2 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cascade Cirque (Basin) Utah County, UT 2293 ft. W 9551  Aspen Grove 
Big Provo Cirque (Basin) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 9525  Bridal Veil Falls 
Timpanogos Scenic Area (Area) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 10010  Timpanogos Cave 
Stewarts Cascades (Falls) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E 6782  Aspen Grove 
Hidden Lakes (Lake) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 9843  Timpanogos Cave 
Mount Timpanogos Wilderness (Reserve) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 10913  Timpanogos Cave 
Elk Point (Cape) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 8455  Aspen Grove 
Timpanogos Glacier (Glacier) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 10220  Bridal Veil Falls 
Dry Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 7185  Aspen Grove 
Primrose Cirque (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 8173  Aspen Grove 
Mount Timpanogos Trail (Trail) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N 7051  Aspen Grove 
Emerald Lake Shelter (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 10388  Timpanogos Cave 
Emerald Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 10401  Timpanogos Cave 
Theater in the Pines (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N 6880  Aspen Grove 
Aspen Grove (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 6828  Aspen Grove 
Roberts Horn (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 10735  Timpanogos Cave 
Alpine Summer School (School) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 6838  Aspen Grove 
Mount Timpanogos Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 6952  Aspen Grove 
Mount Timpanogos (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 11497  Timpanogos Cave 
Girls M I A Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E 6296  Aspen Grove 

Links

Taxon Links for species Prunus virginiana  L.

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=Prunus+virginiana

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