Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14253 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Peraphyllum ramosissimum Nutt.
Common name   wild crab apple
R. Van Buren   911  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 20 July 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality E side of Mountain Meadow, southern base of Dan Sill Hill, N side of FR 375, ca. 0.25 mile SW of Utah Highway 18.
     Elev.: 5767 ft. (1758 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° 28'  29.22" N, 113° 37'  55.83" 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: L12S1. 


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

     Peraphyllum ramosissimum Nutt.

Common Name(s): squaw apple, squawapple.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25270, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03020s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03761s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14255 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" 1298 ft. W
08125 Gilia inconspicua      "Nevada gilia" 2296 ft. E
03020 Peraphyllum ramosissimum      "wild crab apple" 2296 ft. E
14254 Petradoria pumila      "common rock goldenrod" 1298 ft. W
14604 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" 2979 ft. S
14252 Purshia mexicana      "Mexico cliffrose" 1.5 mi. S
14251 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" 1.5 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dan Sill Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 895 ft. N 5883  Central West 
Hiway Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1446 ft. E 5988  Central West 
Abe Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2034 ft. NE 5863  Central West 
Mountain Meadow (Park) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. W 5656  Central West 
Dan Sill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Central East 
Deep Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Central West 
Kane Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. S 5624  Central East 
Blue Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 5889  Central West 
Oak Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2 mi. NE 6411  Central East 
California Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Central West 
Big Mountain Electronic Site (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 7041  Enterprise 
Big Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N 7208  Enterprise 
Mountain Meadow (Flat) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N 5860  Pinto 
Mud Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. W 6483  Central West 
Lone Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3 mi. NE 5942  Pinto 
Maple Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. W 6588  Central West 
Red Bank Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. W 6421  Central West 
Dixie Deer Airport (Airport) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5230  Central West 
Red Butte (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. S 5725  Central West 
Mud Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. N 6391  Enterprise 


Taxon Links for species Peraphyllum ramosissimum  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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