Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14722 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ribes montigenum McClatchie
Common name   gooseberry currant
R. Van Buren   1422  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 11 August 2006 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Weber County
Locality Bear River Range, SE slopes of James Peak, Powder Mountain Ski Resort, W side of Powder Mountain Rd, W of the ski lifts; 
Elev.: 8782 ft. (2677 m.)
Habitat Notes with Abies concolor & Picea engelmannii; 
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'  7.42" N, 111° 46'  8.76" 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: L2S1. 


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.
14718 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" 1.2 mi. NE
14719 Artemisia nova  var. nova  1.2 mi. NE
14721 Artemisia tridentata  var. tridentata  1.2 mi. NE
14720 Eriogonum umbellatum      "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. NE
12560 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" 1.2 mi. NE
14717 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 1.2 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Powder Mountain Ski Area (Locale) Cache County, UT 0.6 mi. N 8544  James Peak 
Hidden Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 0.6 mi. NE   James Peak 
Sundown Condominiums at Powder Mountain (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1 mi. NW 8055  James Peak 
Powder Mountain West (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 8314  James Peak 
Powder Mountain Ski Area Heliport (Airport) Weber County, UT 1.2 mi. W 8508  Huntsville 
Cobabe Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 1.5 mi. NW   James Peak 
James Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 2 mi. NW 9311  James Peak 
Bluebell Mine (Mine) Cache County, UT 2.5 mi. N 8166  James Peak 
South Fork Wolf Creek (Stream) Weber County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   James Peak 
Geertsen Canyon (Valley) Weber County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Browns Hole 
Wolf Star (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 5450  Huntsville 
Wolf Creek (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 5355  Huntsville 
Wolf Creek Country Club (Locale) Weber County, UT 4 mi. SW 5335  Huntsville 
Wellsville Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 4.8 mi. N   James Peak 
Wolf Creek Village (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5292  Huntsville 
Patio Springs (Spring) Weber County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5292  Huntsville 
Heinz Canyon (Valley) Weber County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   Huntsville 
Eden Village (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 4.9 mi. S 4941  Huntsville 
Elk Creek (Stream) Weber County, UT 4.3 mi. SE   Browns Hole 
Wolf Lodge Condominium (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 5194  Huntsville 


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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