Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14098 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Shepherdia rotundifolia Parry
Common name   round-leaf buffaloberry
R. Van Buren   748  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 01 June 2005 
United States
San Juan County
Locality W slopes of Maverick Point, Elk Ridge Rd (FR 088), ca. 0.75 miles N of Utah Highway 275;
     Elev.: 7002 ft. (2134 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° 35'  56.32" N, 109° 55'  3.87" 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: L9S11. 


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

     Shepherdia rotundifolia Parry

Common Name(s): roundleaf buffaloberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27780, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Grand Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. S 6893  Kane Gulch 
Monument Valley Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. W 6851  Kane Gulch 
Maverick Point (Cape) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. E 7848  Kane Gulch 
Maverick Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. E 7894  Kane Gulch 
Natural Bridges National Monument Visitor Center (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. E 7783  Kane Gulch 
Hells Half Acre (Flat) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 6969  Kane Gulch 
Mormon Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 6742  Kane Gulch 
Short Point (Cape) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. E 8075  South Long Point 
Harmony Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. S 6647  Kane Gulch 
Bears Ears Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 8508  Kigalia Point 
Bears Ears (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 8488  Kigalia Point 
Burch Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. NW   Kigalia Point 
Photovoltaic Array (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. W 6483  Kane Gulch 
Hole in the Rock Trail (Trail) San Juan County, UT 4.1 mi. S 6578  Kane Gulch 
Natural Bridges Recreation Site (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. W 6506  Kane Gulch 
Lyman Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. SE   South Long Point 
Natural Bridges National Monument Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. W 6470  Kane Gulch 
Grand Gulch Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 5.2 mi. S 6401  Kane Gulch 
Kane Gulch Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 5.2 mi. S 6401  Kane Gulch 
Kane Gulch Trailhead (Locale) San Juan County, UT 5.2 mi. S 6401  Kane Gulch 


Taxon Links for species Shepherdia rotundifolia  Parry

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

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