Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14679 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt.
Common name   Canada buffaloberry
R. Van Buren   1377  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 August 2006 
United States
Cache County
Locality Bear River Range, W side of the Naomi Peak Trail, ca. 0.6 mile N of the trailhead;
     Elev.: 8277 ft. (2523 m.)
Habitat Notes open rocky meadow; with Clematis & Potentilla fruticosa; 
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 41° 54'  5.33" N, 111° 38'  36.06" 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: L6S1. 


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

     Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt.

     Elaeagnus canadensis (L.) A. Nels.
     Lepargyrea canadensis (L.) Greene

Common Name(s): russet buffaloberry, russet buffalo-berry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27779, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rhamnales
                                Family: Elaeagnaceae
                                    Genus: Shepherdia
                                        Species: Shepherdia canadensis


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03081s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06152 Anemone multifida  var. stylosa   "Rocky Mountain windflower" 1883 ft. E
14678 Artemisia tripartita  var. tripartita  1693 ft. S
06147 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" 1883 ft. E
06159 Boechera lyallii     1883 ft. E
11438 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1.7 mi. N
06158 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" 1883 ft. E
06150 Clematis columbiana  var. columbiana   "Rocky Mountain clematis" 1883 ft. E
12565 Clematis hirsutissima      "hairy clematis" 348 ft. S
12564 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 892 ft. NE
12563 Haplopappus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 892 ft. NE
12562 Heterotheca villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" 892 ft. NE
06151 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. epunctata   "stemless four-nerve daisy" 1883 ft. E
06127 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1883 ft. E
06153 Lomatium graveolens  var. graveolens   "King's biscuitroot" 1883 ft. E
06157 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1883 ft. E
06154 Pedicularis parryi  subsp. purpurea   "Rocky Mountain lousewort" 1883 ft. E
06155 Penstemon compactus      "Mt. Naomi beardtongue" 1883 ft. E
06174 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" 1883 ft. E
06149 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" 1883 ft. E
14676 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
14675 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 1.3 mi. SW
14677 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" same section
06156 Synthyris pinnatifida  var. pinnatifida   "featherleaf kittentails" 1883 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Tony Grove Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 2907 ft. S 8048  Naomi Peak 
Tony Grove Lake Campground (Locale) Cache County, UT 0.8 mi. S 8088  Naomi Peak 
Tony Grove Lake Trailhead (Locale) Cache County, UT 1 mi. SE 7927  Naomi Peak 
Coldwater Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 1.3 mi. S 8665  Naomi Peak 
Mount Magog (Summit) Cache County, UT 1.3 mi. N 9505  Naomi Peak 
White Pine Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8380  Naomi Peak 
Mount Gog (Summit) Cache County, UT 2.1 mi. N 9535  Naomi Peak 
Naomi Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 1.8 mi. W 9863  Naomi Peak 
Hansen Pond (Lake) Cache County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7963  Mount Elmer 
Bubble Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 7687  Temple Peak 
High Creek Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 8895  Naomi Peak 
Selman Reservoir (Reservoir) Cache County, UT 2.1 mi. E 7372  Tony Grove Creek 
Steam Mill Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 3 mi. N 8639  Naomi Peak 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2.9 mi. S 7858  Mount Elmer 
Goring Pond (Lake) Cache County, UT 2.5 mi. E 7051  Tony Grove Creek 
Steam Mill Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 3.6 mi. N 9128  Tony Grove Creek 
Cherry Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 9636  Naomi Peak 
Right Tony Grove Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 3.2 mi. E   Tony Grove Creek 
Rocky Canyon (Valley) Cache County, UT 3.4 mi. W   Naomi Peak 
Mount Naomi Wilderness (Reserve) Cache County, UT 3.5 mi. W 6667  Naomi Peak 


Taxon Links for species Shepherdia canadensis  (L.) 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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