Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14097 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pinus edulis Engelm.
Common name   Colorado pinyon pine
R. Van Buren   747  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 01 June 2005 
United States
San Juan County
Locality W edge of Cottonwood Wash, SW of Black Steer Knoll, Elk Mountain Rd (FR 092), ca. 1.5 miles W of the junction with Whiskers Draw Rd;
     Elev.: 6049 ft. (1843 m.)
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° 39'  6.75" N, 109° 40'  3.67" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L7S9. 


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

     Pinus edulis Engelm.

     Pinus cembroides var. edulis (Engelm.) Voss

Common Name(s): colorado pinyon, nut pine, Pin de Colorado, pinon pine, pinyon, Pinyon pine, two-leaf pinyon, twoneedle pinyon, two-needle pinyon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=183336, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Pinaceae
                                Genus: Pinus
                                    Species: Pinus edulis


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.
14095 Cercocarpus intricatus      "little-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
14096 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hammond Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Kigalia Point 
Dry Wash (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. NE   Mount Linnaeus 
Indian Village (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 5679  Cream Pots 
Allen Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Mount Linnaeus 
Dwarf (Flat) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 6565  Cream Pots 
Black Steer Knoll (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 6480  Mancos Jim Butte 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Poison Canyon 
North Fork Whiskers Draw (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   Cream Pots 
Cream Pots (Flat) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6487  Cream Pots 
Trail Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Hotel Rock 
Milk Ranch Point (Cape) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. W 7412  Cream Pots 
Little Baullie Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. SW 6565  Hotel Rock 
Butler Wash Viewpoint (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. S 5903  Hotel Rock 
Whiskers Draw (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. SE   Cream Pots 
Butler Wash Ruins (Locale) San Juan County, UT 5.1 mi. S 5850  Hotel Rock 
Bee Hives (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.9 mi. NE 6076  Mancos Jim Butte 
Cheese and Raisins Hills (Range) San Juan County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 5538  Black Mesa Butte 
Hotel Rock (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 5.8 mi. S 6181  Hotel Rock 
Mancos Jim Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 6.1 mi. NE 7123  Mancos Jim Butte 
Ford Mine Shaft (Mine) San Juan County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 5364  Black Mesa Butte 


Taxon Links for species Pinus edulis  Engelm.

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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