Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14218 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Rubus leucodermis Douglas ex Torr. & Gray
Common name   western raspberry
R. Van Buren   874  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 20 July 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality eastern foothills of the Pine Valley Mountains, W side of the Browse Guard Station Rd (FR037), at a washed out bridge along Mill Creek, in the vicinity of the confluence of Mill Creek, Harmon Creek, & South Ash Creek, ca. 4.5 miles NW of I-15;
     Elev.: 5337 ft. (1627 m.)
Habitat Notes along a stream; 
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° 21'  50.16" N, 113° 20'  6.78" 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: L3S1. 


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

     Rubus leucodermis Dougl. ex Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): western rasberry, western raspberry, whitebark raspberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24968, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08748s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11574 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" 1.1 mi. SW
11582 Agropyron desertorum      "desert wheatgrass" 1.1 mi. SW
11571 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 1.5 mi. SW
14204 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" same section
03844 Artemisia campestris      "Pacific sagewort" same section
14208 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
08269 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 1751 ft. E
14216 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 1364 ft. SW
08263 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1751 ft. E
14207 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" same section
11576 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" 1.1 mi. SW
14215 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 1364 ft. SW
10622 Chenopodium botrys      "Jerusalem oak goosefoot" 1364 ft. SW
14212 Chrysothamnus scopulorum     1364 ft. SW
11578 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  1.1 mi. SW
11577 Cryptantha confertiflora      "basin yellow cat's eye" 1.1 mi. SW
08273 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" same section
08272 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" same section
08271 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. pterocarya   "winged-nut forget-me-not" same section
08264 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" 1751 ft. E
11583 Dalea searlsiae      "Searls' prairie clover" same section
14210 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" same section
11587 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.1 mi. SW
11584 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
11572 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 1.1 mi. SW
11570 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1.5 mi. SW
10912 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1.2 mi. SW
14203 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" same section
15276 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" 1.2 mi. SW
14211 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. subaridum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
15267 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" same section
14214 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 1364 ft. SW
14219 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" same section
10913 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 1.2 mi. SW
14206 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" same section
08270 Gilia brecciarum  subsp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" same section
08265 Gilia ophthalmoides      "eyed gilia" 1751 ft. E
14209 Gutierrezia microcephala      "matchweed" same section
11575 Hesperostipa comata  subsp. comata   "needle-and-thread grass" 1.1 mi. SW
11586 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 1.1 mi. SW
08262 Lepidium densiflorum  var. densiflorum   "common peppercress" 1751 ft. E
08266 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" 1751 ft. E
08267 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" 1751 ft. E
11573 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" 1.1 mi. SW
11579 Lotus plebeius      "New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil" 1.1 mi. SW
08274 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" same section
11588 Oenothera californica      "California evening primrose" 1.1 mi. SW
11581 Oenothera cespitosa  var. marginata   "tufted evening primrose" 1.1 mi. SW
11580 Orobanche fasciculata      "clustered broomrape" 1.1 mi. SW
11569 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  1.5 mi. SW
11585 Penstemon higginsii      "Higgins' beardtongue" same section
14217 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" 1364 ft. SW
11590 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1.1 mi. SW
08261 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" same section
14213 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" 1364 ft. SW
14205 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" same section
14220 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" same section
11589 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" 1.1 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Harmon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 110 ft. NE   Signal Peak 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 110 ft. NE   New Harmony 
Chimney Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 6175  Pintura 
Coal Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. N 6578  New Harmony 
Deer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 5850  Pintura 
Dry Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 5807  New Harmony 
Blake Harmon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. W 6651  Pintura 
Browse Area Guard Station (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 6073  New Harmony 
Coal Hill Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 6053  New Harmony 
Beatty Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. S 4846  Pintura 
Big Cove (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. W 6526  Pintura 
Coal Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Syler Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 7300  New Harmony 
Wet Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 5588  Pintura 
Brush Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. N   New Harmony 
Maple Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Syler Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N 7533  New Harmony 
Leep Creek Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N 7750  New Harmony 
Peters Leap (Bend) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. E 4731  Pintura 
Dry Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. S 4009  Pintura 


Taxon Links for species Rubus leucodermis  Douglas ex Torr. & Gray

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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