Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14309 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
GrossulariaceaeGrossulariaceaeGrossulariaceae  
Species Ribes cereum Douglas
Common name   wax currant
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   966  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 23 July 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane County
Locality Markagunt Plateau, slopes on the NW side of Swains Creek, along Utah Highway 14.
     Elev.: 7890 ft. (2405 m.)
Habitat Notes with Pinus ponderosa; 
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° 29'  30.24" N, 112° 36'  41.58" 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. 

Taxonomy


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

     Ribes cereum Dougl.

Common Name(s): wax currant, wax current.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24457, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
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01374
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01888
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02170
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02373
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03497
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03498
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03499
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03500
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04170
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08418
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10926
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10926
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10926
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13765
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13811
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15913
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15913
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15913
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16873
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14311 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" same section
06049 Artemisia pygmaea      "pygmy sagebrush" 1.7 mi. NE
06043 Geranium caespitosum      "James' geranium" 1.7 mi. NE
14310 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
05722 Opuntia erinacea     1.7 mi. NE
06033 Penstemon linarioides      "toadflax beardtongue" 1.7 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Billingsly Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 1738 ft. E   Long Valley Junction 
Road Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Harris Spring Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Long Valley Junction 
Cold Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1.4 mi. N 7993  Asay Bench 
Swains Creek Airport (Airport) Kane County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 7746  Long Valley Junction 
Willis Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Strawberry Point 
Harris Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1.6 mi. S 7861  Long Valley Junction 
Strawberry Valley Estates Airport (Airport) Kane County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 8098  Henrie Knolls 
Strawberry Knolls (Summit) Kane County, UT 1.8 mi. N 8462  Henrie Knolls 
Everett Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.2 mi. SW   Strawberry Point 
Harris Flat (Flat) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. E 7805  Long Valley Junction 
Black Rock Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 7723  Asay Bench 
Uinta Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. N 7861  Asay Bench 
Broad Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. W   Strawberry Point 
Tar Kiln Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. SW   Strawberry Point 
Duck Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Sinks (Basin) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 8396  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Village (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 8495  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Village Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 8390  Henrie Knolls 
Bowers Knoll (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. N 8531  Asay Bench 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ribes cereum  Douglas

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=Ribes+cereum

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