Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14147 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AnacardiaceaeAnacardiaceaeAnacardiaceae  
Species Rhus aromatica Aiton
Infraspecific    var. trilobata (Nutt.) A. Gray ex S. Watson
Common name   skunkbush sumac
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   801  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 July 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Carbon County
Locality Book Cliffs, Willow Creek Canyon, S side of U.S. Highway 191, ca. 0.5 mile W of the mouth at the junction with U.S. Highway 6;
     Elev.: 6151 ft. (1875 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 39° 43'  31.92" N, 110° 51'  39.9" 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: L2S8. 

Taxonomy


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

     Rhus trilobata var. trilobata Nutt.

     Rhus aromatica ssp. flabelliformis (Shinners) R.E. Brooks
     Rhus aromatica var. flabelliformis Shinners
     Rhus aromatica ssp. trilobata (Nutt.) W.A. Weber
     Rhus aromatica var. trilobata (Nutt.) Gray ex. S. Wats.
     Schmaltzia trilobata (Nutt.) Small

Common Name(s): ill-scented sumac, skunkbush, skunkbush sumac.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530014, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Sapindales
                                Family: Anacardiaceae
                                    Genus: Rhus
                                        Species: Rhus trilobata
                                            Variety: Rhus trilobata var. trilobata
                                                

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
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15647

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14142 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" same section
14938 Astragalus       "milkvetch" 1168 ft. E
14146 Clematis ligusticifolia      "white virgins-bower" same section
14143 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
14148 Lycium barbarum      "matrimony vine" 882 ft. NW
14937 Penstemon carnosus      "fleshy beardtongue" 1168 ft. E
14939 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 772 ft. N
14144 Philadelphus microphyllus      "little-leaf mock orange" same section
14140 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
14141 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
14145 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Willow Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 1528 ft. NW   Gray Head Peak 
Castle Gate (Locale) Carbon County, UT 1941 ft. W 6145  Helper 
Ketchum Mine (Mine) Carbon County, UT 2420 ft. N 6529  Helper 
Castle Gate Mine Number 2 (Mine) Carbon County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 6277  Helper 
Castle Gate Mine Number 4 (Mine) Carbon County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 6227  Helper 
Castle Gate Mine Number 1 (Mine) Carbon County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 6195  Helper 
Castle Gate Cemetery (Cemetery) Carbon County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 6286  Helper 
Barn Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1 mi. N   Matts Summit 
Gentile Wash (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1 mi. S   Standardville 
Panther Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Helper 
Heiner (Populated Place) Carbon County, UT 1.2 mi. S 6037  Helper 
Price Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Kyune 
Panther Carbon Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Carbon County, UT 1.3 mi. S 6053  Helper 
Martin (Populated Place) Carbon County, UT 1.7 mi. S 5935  Helper 
Hardscrabble Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Standardville 
Royal (Populated Place) Carbon County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6208  Standardville 
Rolapp Mine (Mine) Carbon County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 6378  Standardville 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Standardville 
The Castle Gate (Gap) Carbon County, UT 2 mi. NW 6332  Standardville 
Saint Anthony School (School) Carbon County, UT 2.3 mi. S 5883  Helper 

Links

Taxon Links for species Rhus aromatica  Aiton

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=Rhus+aromatica

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