Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14738 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EricaceaeEricaceaeEricaceae  
Species Vaccinium scoparium Leiberg ex Coville
Common name   grouse whortleberry
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1439  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 15 August 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Summit
Locality W side of the Hayden Fork of the Bear River, on the W side of Utah Highway 150, ca. 1.75 miles S of the junction with Sulphur Campground Rd;
     Elev.: 9547 ft. (2910 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 40° 45'  40.28" N, 110° 52'  55.02" 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: L3S1. 

Taxonomy


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

     Vaccinium scoparium Leib. ex Coville

Common Name(s): grouse whortleberry, grouseberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23613, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Ericales
                                Family: Ericaceae
                                    Genus: Vaccinium
                                        Species: Vaccinium scoparium
                                                                                            

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02380s1.jpg 
02380
specimen image: 02481s1.jpg 
02481
specimen image: 04660s1.jpg 
04660
specimen image: 07185s1.jpg 
07185
specimen image: 07264s1.jpg 
07264
specimen image: 07981s1.jpg 
07981
specimen image: 07995s1.jpg 
07995
specimen image: 09877s1.jpg 
09877

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07263 Agrostis variabilis      "Ross' bentgrass" 2.1 mi. S
07297 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" 2.1 mi. S
07300 Boechera stricta      "Drummond's rockcress" 2.1 mi. S
07262 Carex aquatilis      "water sedge" 2.1 mi. S
07266 Carex bipartita     2.1 mi. S
07307 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 2.1 mi. S
07301 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 2.1 mi. S
07198 Epilobium alpinum  var. clavatum  2.1 mi. S
07196 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" 2.1 mi. S
07317 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" 2.1 mi. S
07308 Habenaria dilatata  var. albiflora   "white bog orchid" 2.1 mi. S
07298 Hieracium albiflorum      "white hawkweed" 2.1 mi. S
07260 Juncus drummondii      "Drummond's rush" 2.1 mi. S
07261 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  2.1 mi. S
07201 Juncus mertensianus      "Mertens' rush" 2.1 mi. S
07202 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 2.1 mi. S
07203 Lychnis drummondii     2.1 mi. S
07303 Pedicularis bracteosa  var. paysoniana   "Payson's lousewort" 2.1 mi. S
07304 Pedicularis racemosa  var. alba  2.1 mi. S
07204 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 2.1 mi. S
07306 Piperia unalascensis      "Alaska rein orchid" 2.1 mi. S
14739 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" same section
18050 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 1.5 mi. S
07195 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" 2.1 mi. S
07305 Streptopus amplexifolius  var. chalazatus   "tubercle twistedstalk" 2.1 mi. S
07199 Trifolium longipes  var. reflexum   "Wind River summer clover" 2.1 mi. S
07302 Trifolium longipes  var. reflexum   "Wind River summer clover" 2.1 mi. S
07265 Trifolium parryi      "Parry's clover" 2.1 mi. S
18049 Vaccinium myrtillus      "whortleberry" 1.5 mi. S
07264 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 2.1 mi. S
07197 Veronica       "speedwell" 2.1 mi. S
07299 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" 2.1 mi. S
07200 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 2.1 mi. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Fir Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. S 10361  Mirror Lake 
Jewel Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.6 mi. S 10332  Mirror Lake 
Whiskey Island Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. W 10352  Whitney Reservoir 
Naomi Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. S 10407  Mirror Lake 
Kletting Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. E 12022  Christmas Meadows 
Whiskey Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Whitney Reservoir 
Holiday Park Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9374  Whitney Reservoir 
Teal Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 10276  Mirror Lake 
Ruth Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. S 10348  Mirror Lake 
Bourbon Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9823  Whitney Reservoir 
Hayden Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2 mi. S 10434  Mirror Lake 
Cutthroat Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. S 10407  Mirror Lake 
Lofty Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. S 10831  Mirror Lake 
Kamas Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. S 10516  Mirror Lake 
Kamas Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. S 10516  Mirror Lake 
Cuberant Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 10440  Mirror Lake 
Lofty Lake Trail (Trail) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. S 10516  Mirror Lake 
Castle Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.7 mi. S 10325  Mirror Lake 
Mount Marsell (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 11277  Mirror Lake 
Pearl Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.8 mi. S 10430  Mirror Lake 

Links

Taxon Links for species Vaccinium scoparium  Leiberg ex Coville

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Vaccinium+scoparium

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