Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14296 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ribes montigenum McClatchie
Common name   gooseberry currant
R. Van Buren   953  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 22 July 2005 
United States
Iron County
Locality Markagunt Plateau, Brian Head, ca. 0.25 mile NE of the summit on the N side of the summit road;
     Elev.: 11213 ft. (3418 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° 40'  59.04" N, 112° 49'  33.42" 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: L3S6. 


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

     Ribes montigenum McClatchie

     Limnobotrya montigena (McClatchie) Rydb.
     Ribes lacustre var. molle Gray
     Ribes lentum (M.E. Jones) Coville & Rose
     Ribes nubigenum McClatchie

Common Name(s): alpine prickly currant, gooseberry currant, gooseberry current, mountain gooseberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24486, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Grossulariaceae
                                    Genus: Ribes
                                        Species: Ribes montigenum


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.
14294 Abies lasiocarpa      "subalpine fir" same section
15618 Agoseris glauca  var. dasycephala   "short mountain dandelion" 1.7 mi. SE
07684 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1423 ft. SE
07679 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1423 ft. SE
08599 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
08598 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" same section
07687 Carex arapahoensis      "Arapaho sedge" 1423 ft. SE
08587 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" same section
08504 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 1.2 mi. S
07545 Cymopterus minimus      "least spring parsley" 1423 ft. SE
14298 Dasiphora fruticosa      "shrubby cinquefoil" 1.8 mi. S
07675 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" 1423 ft. SE
07670 Draba aurea      "golden whitlow-cress" 1423 ft. SE
07681 Draba subalpina      "subalpine whitlow-cress" 1423 ft. SE
07673 Elymus scribneri      "spreading wheatgrass" 1423 ft. SE
14304 Ericameria discoidea      "whitestem goldenbush" 2 mi. S
07671 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 1423 ft. SE
06034 Eriogonum panguicense  var. alpestre   "Cedar Breaks wild buckwheat" 1.9 mi. SE
07569 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. porteri  1423 ft. SE
07691 Festuca brachyphylla      "alpine fescue" 1423 ft. SE
07677 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" 1423 ft. SE
07669 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" 1423 ft. SE
08601 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" same section
14292 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" same section
09395 Lecanora argopholis      "rim lichen" 1423 ft. SE
07680 Lesquerella wardii      "Ward's bladderpod" 1423 ft. SE
08589 Lesquerella wardii      "Ward's bladderpod" same section
07688 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1423 ft. SE
07674 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" 1423 ft. SE
08600 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
08590 Oxytropis oreophila  var. oreophila   "mountain oxytrope" same section
07567 Phlox gladiformis      "musky phlox" 1423 ft. SE
08592 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" same section
14291 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" same section
14293 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" same section
14305 Pinus longaeva      "Great Basin bristlecone pine" 1 mi. SE
07686 Poa interior      "interior bluegrass" 1423 ft. SE
07672 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 1423 ft. SE
08595 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  same section
07568 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  1423 ft. SE
08602 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" same section
08591 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" same section
07678 Potentilla hippiana      "woolly cinquefoil" 1423 ft. SE
07676 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" 1423 ft. SE
08597 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" same section
07690 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 1423 ft. SE
14639 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 1172 ft. SE
14295 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
14306 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1 mi. SE
14297 Salix arizonica      "Arizona willow" 1.8 mi. S
07689 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  1423 ft. SE
07683 Saxifraga rhomboidea      "diamond-leaf saxifrage" 1423 ft. SE
08588 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" same section
07685 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" 1423 ft. SE
04859 Synthyris laciniata      "western kittentails" 1437 ft. SE
07682 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. ovalifolium  1423 ft. SE
09394 Xanthoparmelia wyomingica      "Wyoming xanthoparmelia lichen" 1423 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Brian Head (Summit) Iron County, UT 1712 ft. W 11306  Brian Head 
Brian Head Ski Area (Locale) Iron County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 10299  Brian Head 
Mammoth Summit (Summit) Iron County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 10440  Brian Head 
Bear Flat (Flat) Iron County, UT 1.4 mi. W 9823  Brian Head 
Brian Head (Populated Place) Iron County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 9777  Brian Head 
North View (Populated Place) Iron County, UT 1.8 mi. S 10440  Brian Head 
Sidney Peaks (Summit) Iron County, UT 2 mi. NE 10847  Brian Head 
Columbine Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. S 9869  Brian Head 
Orange Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 9895  Brian Head 
Navajo Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 9922  Brian Head 
Louder Ranger Station (Locale) Iron County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 10279  Brian Head 
Navajo Point (Summit) Iron County, UT 2.2 mi. W 10535  Brian Head 
Highleap Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Brian Head 
The Highleap (Cliff) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. S 9292  Brian Head 
Labyrinth Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Brian Head 
Lavender Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Brian Head 
Paridise Spring (Spring) Iron County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 9597  Brian Head 
Columbine Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Brian Head 
Adams Barrier (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 9600  Brian Head 
Cedar Breaks Amphitheater (Area) Iron County, UT 3.2 mi. S 10066  Brian Head 


Taxon Links for species Ribes montigenum  McClatchie

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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