Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14684 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Salix lucida Muhl.
Common name   shining willow
R. Van Buren   1383  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 August 2006 
United States
Cache County
Locality Wasatch Range, W side of FR 011, slopes W of Beaver Creek, ca. 1 mile N of the junction with Utah Highway 243, NE of the Beaver Mountain Ski Area;
     Elev.: 7290 ft. (2222 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 41° 59'  11.94" N, 111° 31'  29.46" 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: L9S1. 


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

     Salix lucida Muhl.

Common Name(s): shining willow.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22554, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Salicales
                                Family: Salicaceae
                                    Genus: Salix
                                        Species: Salix lucida


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01360s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02162s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02287s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05319s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14683 Artemisia spiciformis      "snowfield sagebrush" same section
14686 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  2713 ft. N
14685 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
14682 Salix boothii      "Booth'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
Sink Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 0.7 mi. SW   Egan Basin 
Sink Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 0.8 mi. S 7090  Tony Grove Creek 
Long Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Tony Grove Creek 
Beaver Mountain Ski Area (Park) Cache County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 7228  Tony Grove Creek 
Amazon Hollow (Valley) Rich County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Tony Grove Creek 
Stump Hollow (Valley) Rich County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Tony Grove Creek 
Amazon Mine (Mine) Cache County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 7500  Tony Grove Creek 
North Fork Amazon Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Tony Grove Creek 
Swan Flat (Flat) Rich County, UT 1.8 mi. E 8321  Garden City 
Beaver Creek Campground (Locale) Franklin County, ID 2.4 mi. N 7802  Egan Basin 
Swan Flat (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 1.9 mi. E 8314  Garden City 
Swan Lake (Lake) Bear Lake County, ID 2 mi. NE 8307  Saint Charles 
Hodges Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 1.9 mi. E 8373  Garden City 
Red Sinks (Basin) Franklin County, ID 2.4 mi. NE 8567  Egan Basin 
Beaver Mountain (Summit) Cache County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 8839  Tony Grove Creek 
Wiggler Lake (Lake) Franklin County, ID 2.4 mi. W 8521  Egan Basin 
Willow Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 7661  Garden City 
Bridger Peak (Summit) Rich County, UT 2.6 mi. E 9170  Garden City 
Horse Lake (Lake) Franklin County, ID 3.3 mi. N 8294  Egan Basin 
Swan Peak Pond (Lake) Rich County, UT 2.8 mi. E 8773  Garden City 


Taxon Links for species Salix lucida  Muhl.

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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