Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03020 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Peraphyllum ramosissimum Nutt.
Common name   wild crab apple
R. Van Buren   s.n.  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 27 April 1997 
United States
Washington County
Locality Mountain Meadows Massacre site.
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 37° 28'  33" N, 113° 38'  24" W
Township Range T38S, R16W, Sec. 15  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
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).


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

     Peraphyllum ramosissimum Nutt.

Common Name(s): squaw apple, squawapple.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25270, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03020s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03761s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14255 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" same section
08125 Gilia inconspicua      "Nevada gilia" same section
14253 Peraphyllum ramosissimum      "wild crab apple" 2296 ft. W
14254 Petradoria pumila      "common rock goldenrod" same section
14604 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" same section
14252 Purshia mexicana      "Mexico cliffrose" 1.8 mi. SW
14251 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" 1.8 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mountain Meadow (Park) Washington County, UT 1039 ft. W 5656  Central West 
Dan Sill Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2472 ft. E 5883  Central West 
Abe Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. E 5863  Central West 
Hiway Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. E 5988  Central West 
Deep Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Central West 
Dan Sill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. SW   Central East 
Blue Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 5889  Central West 
Kane Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 5624  Central East 
Big Mountain Electronic Site (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N 7041  Enterprise 
Mud Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 6483  Central West 
Big Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. N 7208  Enterprise 
Maple Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 6588  Central West 
Oak Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 6411  Central East 
Red Bank Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W 6421  Central West 
California Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S   Central West 
Mountain Meadow (Flat) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N 5860  Pinto 
Lone Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 5942  Pinto 
Mud Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6391  Enterprise 
Twin Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 6418  Enterprise 
Red Butte (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. S 5725  Central West 


Taxon Links for species Peraphyllum ramosissimum  Nutt.

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

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