Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14702 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ribes montigenum McClatchie
Common name   gooseberry currant
R. Van Buren   1401  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 09 August 2006 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Box Elder County
Locality Raft River Mountains, W side of the rd to The Meadows (FR014), ca. 1.25 miles SE of Dipping Vat Spring; 
Elev.: 8418 ft. (2566 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° 55'  38.22" N, 113° 27'  40.39" 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: L5S1. 


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

     Ribes montigenum McClatchie

     Limnobotrya montigena (McClatchie) Rydb.
     Ribes lacustre var. molle Gray
     Ribes lentum (M.E. Jones) Coville & Rose
     Ribes nubigenum McClatchie

Common Name(s): alpine prickly currant, gooseberry currant, gooseberry current, mountain gooseberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24486, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10724 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" 991 ft. N
07432 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" 2202 ft. NE
10730 Antennaria anaphaloides      "pearly pussytoes" 991 ft. N
07433 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 2202 ft. NE
10738 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 991 ft. N
07450 Arenaria fendleri  var. glabrescens   "King's sandwort" 1.1 mi. NE
07452 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" 1.1 mi. NE
14700 Artemisia nova  var. nova  1 mi. NE
07440 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 2202 ft. NE
10753 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 991 ft. N
07416 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 2916 ft. SW
07457 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.1 mi. NE
07451 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1.1 mi. NE
07429 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  2202 ft. NE
07449 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1.1 mi. NE
07459 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.1 mi. NE
07448 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.1 mi. NE
10718 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 991 ft. N
10732 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 991 ft. N
10735 Crepis atribarba      "slender hawksbeard" 991 ft. N
07458 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.1 mi. NE
07445 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1.1 mi. NE
07437 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" 2202 ft. NE
10733 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 991 ft. N
07454 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1.1 mi. NE
14701 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" 1 mi. NE
07434 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" 2202 ft. NE
07435 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 2202 ft. NE
10723 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 991 ft. N
11332 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" 1 mi. W
10736 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" 991 ft. N
10725 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 991 ft. N
07417 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 2916 ft. SW
10728 Koeleria macrantha      "prairie Junegrass" 991 ft. N
10729 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 991 ft. N
07436 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 2202 ft. NE
10734 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 991 ft. N
07439 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 2202 ft. NE
07431 Lomatium foeniculaceum  var. macdougalii   "Macdougal's desert biscuitroot" 2202 ft. NE
10716 Lychnis drummondii     991 ft. N
07441 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 2202 ft. NE
07442 Osmorhiza berteroi      "sweetcicely" 2202 ft. NE
10714 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" 991 ft. N
10726 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" 991 ft. N
07446 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" 1.1 mi. NE
07460 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.1 mi. NE
07461 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" 1.1 mi. NE
11333 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" 1 mi. W
07430 Phlox multiflora      "mountain phlox" 2202 ft. NE
07420 Physaria occidentalis  var. cinerascens   "western bladderpod" 2916 ft. SW
07427 Poa fendleriana      "muttongrass" 2202 ft. NE
07428 Poa fendleriana  ssp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 2202 ft. NE
07415 Potentilla rubricaulis      "red-stemmed cinquefoil" 2916 ft. SW
10727 Pseudoroegneria spicata  ssp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" 991 ft. N
07426 Pseudoroegneria spicata  ssp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" 2202 ft. NE
07462 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.1 mi. NE
07456 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 1.1 mi. NE
10717 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" 991 ft. N
10731 Stellaria jamesiana     991 ft. N
07418 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 2916 ft. SW
07453 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.1 mi. NE
07455 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" 1.1 mi. NE
10713 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" 991 ft. N
10737 Veronica serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf speedwell" 991 ft. N
07444 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 2202 ft. NE
10715 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 991 ft. N
07443 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 2202 ft. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Onemile Guard Station (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 1.5 mi. N 6831  Standrod 
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1.4 mi. N 7064  Standrod 
South Fork George Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Standrod 
Little Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Standrod 
Cabin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 8803  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 7730  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8846  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8826  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 2.6 mi. N 7874  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Cassia County, ID 2.6 mi. N 8052  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 9098  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 8954  Standrod 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Standrod 
George Peak (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 2.9 mi. S 9528  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. E 8800  Standrod 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. E 8862  Standrod 
Dry Fork Pine Creek (Arroyo) Box Elder County, UT 3.4 mi. S   Standrod 
Cold Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 7710  Yost 
Jones Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. NE   Standrod 
Right Fork Onemile Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.8 mi. NE   Standrod 


Taxon Links for species Ribes montigenum  McClatchie

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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