Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03081 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt.
Common name   Canada buffaloberry
P. Perry   s.n.  
Coll. Date 04 September 1998 
United States
Salt Lake County
Locality Big Cottonwood Canyon, Silver Lake Drive, 2 miles up canyon.
Habitat Notes in a meadow, aspen, riparian community. 
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° 31'  42" N, 111° 36'  59" W
Township Range T3S, R3E, Sec. 28  
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).


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

     Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt.

     Elaeagnus canadensis (L.) A. Nels.
     Lepargyrea canadensis (L.) Greene

Common Name(s): russet buffaloberry, russet buffalo-berry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27779, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rhamnales
                                Family: Elaeagnaceae
                                    Genus: Shepherdia
                                        Species: Shepherdia canadensis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03081s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03819 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" same section
03818 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" same section
12811 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 1.3 mi. W
05033 Angelica kingii      "King's angelica" 1 mi. W
03823 Asclepias speciosa      "showy milkweed" same section
12813 Cardamine cordifolia      "heart-leaf bittercress" 1.3 mi. W
01778 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 1.4 mi. SW
12816 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" 1.3 mi. W
12819 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" 1.5 mi. W
12807 Cerastium fontanum      "common mouse-ear chickweed" 1.3 mi. W
12805 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1.3 mi. W
01770 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.4 mi. SW
05009 Draba brachystylis      "shortstyle whitlow-cress" 1 mi. W
03817 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" same section
05026 Erigeron arenarioides      "sand fleabane" 1 mi. W
05034 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 1 mi. W
12820 Erysimum repandum      "spreading wallflower" 1.5 mi. W
05036 Eucephalus elegans      "elegant aster" 1 mi. W
03828 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" same section
12818 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1.5 mi. W
12810 Fragaria virginiana  var. glauca   "mountain strawberry" 1.3 mi. W
01777 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1.4 mi. SW
05016 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1 mi. W
05030 Herrickia glauca      "grey aster" 1 mi. W
05012 Heuchera rubescens  var. rubescens   "pink alumroot" 1 mi. W
01769 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" 1.4 mi. SW
05028 Juncus tenuis      "poverty rush" 1 mi. W
12806 Lepidium densiflorum  var. ramosum   "common peppercress" 1.3 mi. W
05013 Linanthus watsonii      "Watson's prickly phlox" 1 mi. W
03829 Machaeranthera canescens  var. monticola   "mountain gray tansy aster" same section
01779 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 1.4 mi. SW
12817 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" 1.3 mi. W
01767 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.4 mi. SW
01753 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.4 mi. NW
05027 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 1 mi. W
05011 Pellaea breweri      "Brewer's cliff brake" 1 mi. W
12808 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" 1.3 mi. W
05010 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1 mi. W
12809 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" 1.3 mi. W
12812 Ranunculus cardiophyllus      "heart-leaf buttercup" 1.3 mi. W
01755 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1.4 mi. NW
12815 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" 1.3 mi. W
03820 Solidago lepida  var. salebrosa   "rough Canada goldenrod" same section
06826 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 1 mi. W
05035 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1 mi. W
12814 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1.3 mi. W
06827 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mary Ellen Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 2540 ft. SE   Dromedary Peak 
Shaffer Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SE   Brighton 
Graveyard Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S 7556  Brighton 
Texan Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 8698  Brighton 
Dutchman Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E 7602  Brighton 
Midwest Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N 9607  Brighton 
Dutchman Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E 7573  Brighton 
Miller Hill (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 9863  Brighton 
Wyoming Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 10086  Brighton 
Mountain Dell Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 8475  Brighton 
Major Evans Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Dromedary Peak 
Baker Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Brighton 
Miller Hill Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E 7648  Brighton 
Yankee Mines (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 9072  Dromedary Peak 
Sunday Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 9725  Brighton 
Bay State Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E 7825  Brighton 
Globe Mines (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 9433  Dromedary Peak 
Pacific Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 7769  Brighton 
Porcupine Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW   Dromedary Peak 
Bog Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 8790  Brighton 


Taxon Links for species Shepherdia canadensis  (L.) 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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