Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14566 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Philadelphus microphyllus A. Gray
Common name   little-leaf mock orange
R. Van Buren   1253  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 30 May 2006 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Buckhorn Draw, W side of Buckhorn Wash, along Buckhorn Draw Rd, ca. 1 mile E of the junction with the Green River Cutoff Rd;
     Elev.: 5515 ft. (1681 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 39° 9'  36.32" N, 110° 43'  46.46" 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: L12aS1. 


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

     Philadelphus microphyllus Gray

     Philadelphus microphyllus var. linearis Hu
     Philadelphus microphyllus var. minutus (Rydb.) Hu
     Philadelphus microphyllus var. ovatus Hu
     Philadelphus microphyllus ssp. stramineus (Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Philadelphus microphyllus ssp. typicus C.L. Hitchc.
     Philadelphus stramineus Rydb.

Common Name(s): littleleaf mock orange, littleleaf mockorange, littleleaf mockorange, littleleaf mockorange, littleleaf mockorange.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24437, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Hydrangeaceae
                                    Genus: Philadelphus
                                        Species: Philadelphus microphyllus


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01214s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04522s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05577s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07240s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11003s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11003f1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00437 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1.1 mi. W
00049 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1.4 mi. W
00054 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1.4 mi. W
00057 Aquilegia micrantha      "Mancos columbine" same section
00051 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" 1486 ft. NE
00377 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1.1 mi. W
14567 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" same section
00911 Bromus tectorum      "cheatgrass" 1486 ft. NE
03149 Buellia elegans      "elegant disc lichen" 1 mi. SW
02878 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.1 mi. W
00061 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1486 ft. NE
03151 Cladonia pyxidata      "cup lichen" 1 mi. SW
00044 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" 1.4 mi. W
00912 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  1486 ft. NE
00055 Echinocereus triglochidiatus  var. melanacanthus  1486 ft. NE
03154 Endocarpon pusillum      "chalice lichen" 1 mi. SW
03156 Heppia lutosa      "heppia lichen" 1 mi. SW
00910 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" 1486 ft. NE
00045 Lepidium densiflorum  var. densiflorum   "common peppercress" 1486 ft. NE
00046 Mahonia fremontii      "Fremont's mahonia" 1.4 mi. W
00047 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" 1486 ft. NE
03162 Physconia muscigena      "frosted lichen" 1 mi. SW
00908 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 1.4 mi. W
03168 Psora tuckermanii      "Tuckerman's fishscale lichen" 1 mi. SW
00041 Rhus aromatica  var. simplicifolia   "skunkbush sumac" 1.4 mi. W
00909 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" 1.4 mi. W
00048 Selaginella mutica      "awnless spikemoss" 1.4 mi. W
00050 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1486 ft. NE
03171 Toninia tristis      "bruised lichen" 1 mi. SW
00062 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 1486 ft. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Furniture Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 1274 ft. N   Bob Hill Knoll 
Bitter Seep (Spring) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. N 5729  Bob Hill Knoll 
Aldys Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. S 5889  Bob Hill Knoll 
Swazy Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 5725  Bob Hill Knoll 
Buckhorn Corral (Locale) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 5620  Bob Hill Knoll 
The Wedge (Plain) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. S 5968  Bob Hill Knoll 
Drought Relief Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1.5 mi. W 5588  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Dog Ponds (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. N 5761  Bob Hill Knoll 
Cloyds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. W 5722  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 5624  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Little Holes (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. E 5991  Bob Hill Knoll 
The Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. S 6178  Bottleneck Peak 
Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 5919  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Wedge Pond Number 1 (Lake) Emery County, UT 3 mi. SW 5843  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Bob Hill Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 7189  Bob Hill Knoll 
Orsons Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. E 6076  Bob Hill Knoll 
Wedge Pond Number 4 (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. S 6132  Sids Mountain 
Bob Hill Knoll (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. N 7264  Bob Hill Knoll 
Jim Wilson Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. N 5758  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Little Grand Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. S   Sids Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Philadelphus microphyllus  A. 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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