Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14761 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Physocarpus malvaceus (Greene) Kuntze
Common name   mallow ninebark
R. Van Buren   1463  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 15 August 2006 
United States
Summit County
Locality along the Provo River, Utah Highway 150, ca. 0.4 mile NE of Cobblerest Campground, between mile marker 19 & 20.
     Elev.: 8458 ft. (2578 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° 35'  59.08" N, 110° 58'  11.54" 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: L9S2. 


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

     Physocarpus malvaceus (Greene) Kuntze

Common Name(s): mallow ninebark.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25280, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Physocarpus
                                        Species: Physocarpus malvaceus


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.
14512 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
14766 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
07177 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 1.2 mi. SE
14429 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 98 ft. N
14433 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 98 ft. N
14432 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" 98 ft. N
14434 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.3 mi. E
18032 Ribes viscosissimum      "sticky currant" same section
18031 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
14760 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" same section
14430 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 98 ft. N
10914 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 101 ft. N
18029 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
18030 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cobble Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 669 ft. E   Iron Mine Mountain 
Smooth Rock Falls (Falls) Wasatch County, UT 2000 ft. NE 8501  Iron Mine Mountain 
Cobblerest Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2488 ft. SW 8291  Iron Mine Mountain 
Alexander Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.8 mi. N 9344  Iron Mine Mountain 
Iron Mine Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. S 10335  Iron Mine Mountain 
Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 10086  Iron Mine Mountain 
Duchesne Monument (Pillar) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. W 8160  Iron Mine Mountain 
West Portal (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.5 mi. W 8157  Iron Mine Mountain 
Lambert Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 9528  Iron Mine Mountain 
West Portal Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8445  Soapstone Basin 
Spectacle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9754  Mirror Lake 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Mirror Lake 
Slate Gorge (Valley) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Mirror Lake 
Buckeye Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9686  Mirror Lake 
Slate Gorge Overlook (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. N 9013  Mirror Lake 
Shady Dell Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. W 8035  Soapstone Basin 
Broadhead Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 9945  Iron Mine Mountain 
Blue Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. N 9991  Mirror Lake 
Iron Mine Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. SE 9590  Iron Mine Mountain 
Pitt and Page Hill (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 10204  Soapstone Basin 


Taxon Links for species Physocarpus malvaceus  (Greene) Kuntze

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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