Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14339 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Alnus incana (L.) Moench
Common name   gray alder
R. Van Buren   1008  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 01 August 2005 
United States
Sevier County
Locality southwestern base of Mount Marvine, on the N side of Johnson Valley Reservoir, W of Sevenmile Creek, W side of Gooseberry-Fremont Rd (FR 640);
     Elev.: 8884 ft. (2708 m.)
Habitat Notes riparian community; 
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 38° 37'  18.72" N, 111° 38'  50.94" 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: L9S1. 


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

     Alnus incana (Linnaeus) Moench.

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19471, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Fagales
                                Family: Betulaceae
                                    Genus: Alnus
                                        Species: Alnus incana


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02087s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02160s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02265s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02278s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02300s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03069s3.jpg 
specimen image: 04518s3.jpg 
specimen image: 12437s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07130 Artemisia biennis      "biennial wormwood" same section
14338 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  2 mi. N
07164 Conyza canadensis  var. glabrata   "Canadian horseweed" same section
03826 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. subaridum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1468 ft. W
07163 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" same section
03827 Gentianella heterosepala      "northern dwarf-gentian" 1468 ft. W
14342 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1 mi. SW
15089 Rubus       "blackberry" 1.1 mi. SW
14341 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" 1 mi. SW
07162 Rumex maritimus      "golden dock" same section
14340 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Piute Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 375 ft. W 8888  Fish Lake 
Sevenmile Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1297 ft. S   Mount Terrill 
Tasha Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2655 ft. N   Fish Lake 
Reflection Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 8826  Fish Lake 
Johnson Reservoir Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 8885  Fish Lake 
Johnson Valley Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. S 8826  Fish Lake 
Johnson Valley Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. S 8826  Fish Lake 
Tasha Recreation Site (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. W 9056  Fish Lake 
Frying Pan Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. W 8921  Fish Lake 
Sevier County (Civil) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. E 9679  Mount Terrill 
Porcupine Draw (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Fish Lake 
Lake Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. SW   Fish Lake 
Zedds Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. SE 8678  Forsyth Reservoir 
Travois Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9210  Mount Terrill 
Frying Pan Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. SW 9019  Fish Lake 
Lake Louise (Lake) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. W 9823  Mount Terrill 
Zedds Meadows (Flat) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 8678  Forsyth Reservoir 
Water Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. E 8937  Hilgard Mountain 
Mount Marvine (Summit) Sevier County, UT 3.2 mi. N 11329  Mount Terrill 
Zedds Mountain (Summit) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 10178  Forsyth Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Alnus incana  (L.) Moench

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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