Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14717 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Salix scouleriana Barratt ex Hook.
Common name   Scouler's willow
R. Van Buren   1416  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 11 August 2006 
United States
Weber County
Locality Bear River Range, SE slopes of James Peak, Powder Mountain Ski Resort, Powder Mountain Rd, ca. 1 mile NW of the ski lifts.
     Elev.: 8385 ft. (2556 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° 22'  47.23" N, 111° 47'  16.65" 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: L1S1. 


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

     Salix scouleriana Barratt ex Hook.

     Salix brachystachys Benth.
     Salix brachystachys var. scouleriana (Barratt ex Hook.) Anderss.
     Salix capreoides Anderss.
     Salix flavescens Nutt.
     Salix flavescens var. capreoides (Anderss.) Bebb
     Salix flavescens var. scouleriana (Barratt ex Hook.) Bebb
     Salix nuttallii Sarg.
     Salix nuttallii var. capreoides (Anderss.) Sarg.
     Salix scouleriana var. brachystachys (Benth.) M.E. Jones
     Salix scouleriana var. coetanea Ball
     Salix scouleriana var. crassijulis (Anderss.) Schneid.
     Salix scouleriana var. flavescens (Nutt.) J.K. Henry
     Salix scouleriana var. poikila Schneid.
     Salix scouleriana var. thompsonii Ball
     Salix stagnalis Nutt.

Common Name(s): Scouler willow, Scouler's willow.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=504980, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03027s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14718 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" same section
14719 Artemisia nova  var. nova  same section
14721 Artemisia tridentata  var. tridentata  same section
14720 Eriogonum umbellatum      "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
12560 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" same section
14722 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1.2 mi. SW
14723 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 2.3 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sundown Condominiums at Powder Mountain (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1176 ft. SE 8055  James Peak 
Powder Mountain West (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1159 ft. E 8314  James Peak 
Cobabe Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 1829 ft. N   James Peak 
Powder Mountain Ski Area Heliport (Airport) Weber County, UT 0.6 mi. S 8508  Huntsville 
James Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 0.8 mi. N 9311  James Peak 
Powder Mountain Ski Area (Locale) Cache County, UT 0.8 mi. E 8544  James Peak 
Bluebell Mine (Mine) Cache County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8166  James Peak 
Hidden Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 1.4 mi. E   James Peak 
South Fork Wolf Creek (Stream) Weber County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   James Peak 
Wolf Star (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 5450  Huntsville 
Wolf Creek (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 5355  Huntsville 
Wellsville Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 4.2 mi. N   James Peak 
Wolf Creek Country Club (Locale) Weber County, UT 4 mi. SW 5335  Huntsville 
Wolf Creek Village (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5292  Huntsville 
Fish Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 4.4 mi. N   James Peak 
Patio Springs (Spring) Weber County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5292  Huntsville 
Geertsen Canyon (Valley) Weber County, UT 4.6 mi. S   Browns Hole 
Dips Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   James Peak 
Heinz Canyon (Valley) Weber County, UT 4.5 mi. S   Huntsville 
Wolf Lodge Condominium (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 5194  Huntsville 


Taxon Links for species Salix scouleriana  Barratt ex Hook.

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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