Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15277 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EricaceaeEricaceaeEricaceae  
Species Vaccinium uliginosum L.
Common name   bog blueberry
Collector(s)
Aprille Bennett   29  
Coll. Date 11 September 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Summit
Locality SW slopes of Bald Mountain, along Utah Highway 150, 1.3 road miles SW of Bald Mountain Overlook;
     Elev.: 10420 ft. (3177 m.)
Habitat Notes near a wet meadow 
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° 40'  53.98" N, 110° 54'  47.52" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Vaccinium uliginosum L.

     Vaccinium occidentale Gray
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. alpinum (Bigelow) HultÚn
     Vaccinium uliginosum var. alpinum Bigelow
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. gaultherioides (Bigelow) S.B. Young
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. microphyllum Lange
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. occidentale (Gray) HultÚn
     Vaccinium uliginosum var. occidentale (Gray) Hara
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. pedris (Harshberger) S.B. Young
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. pubescens (Wormsk. ex Hornem.) S.B. Young
     Vaccinium uliginosum var. salicinum (Cham.) HultÚn

Common Name(s): bog blueberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23574, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02210s1.jpg 
02210
specimen image: 03072s1.jpg 
03072
specimen image: 04701s1.jpg 
04701
specimen image: 07993s1.jpg 
07993
specimen image: 07994s1.jpg 
07994
specimen image: 09763s1.jpg 
09763
specimen image: 09802s1.jpg 
09802

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05628 Agoseris glauca  var. cronquistii   "Cronquist's mountain dandelion" same section
04655 Agrostis humilis      "alpine bentgrass" same section
07830 Agrostis variabilis      "Ross' bentgrass" same section
05625 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" same section
07834 Angelica roseana      "rose angelica" same section
04065 Antennaria corymbosa      "flat-top pussytoes" 1.2 mi. NW
04077 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "white Colorado columbine" 1.2 mi. NW
04696 Arenaria congesta      "ballhead sandwort" same section
07824 Arenaria hookeri      "Hooker's sandwort" same section
05616 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" same section
07835 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" same section
04726 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" same section
04063 Artemisia scopulorum      "alpine sagebrush" 1.2 mi. NW
04694 Aster sibiricus      "arctic aster" same section
04674 Campanula uniflora      "arctic bellflower" same section
05617 Carex capitata      "capitate sedge" same section
04774 Carex geyeri      "Geyer's sedge" 1.6 mi. NW
07816 Carex leporinella      "Sierra hare sedge" same section
07833 Carex norvegica      "Norway sedge" same section
04652 Carex scirpoidea      "northern singlespike sedge" same section
07815 Carex scirpoidea  var. pseudoscirpoidea  same section
07828 Carex straminiformis      "Shasta sedge" same section
05618 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" same section
04716 Cirsium eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's thistle" same section
07826 Cryptogramma crispa  var. acrostichoides  same section
04673 Cryptogramma crispa  var. acrostichoides  same section
05620 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladderfern" same section
04071 Dodecatheon alpinum      "alpine shootingstar" 1.2 mi. NW
04654 Elymus salinus     same section
07814 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" same section
05627 Epilobium oregonense      "Oregon willowherb" same section
05623 Eremogone congesta  var. congesta  same section
04066 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" 1.2 mi. NW
04078 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" 1.2 mi. NW
05630 Erigeron ursinus      "Bear River fleabane" same section
05619 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. porteri  same section
05626 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow avalanche-lily" same section
07821 Festuca brachyphylla  ssp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" same section
04723 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" same section
14746 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 529 ft. W
08006 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 1.9 mi. SW
07819 Gentiana calycosa      "Rainier pleated gentian" same section
07831 Gentianella amarella      "autumn dwarf gentian" same section
04697 Gentianella amarella      "autumn dwarf gentian" same section
07832 Hieracium triste  var. gracile   "slender hawkweed" same section
04676 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" same section
05643 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" same section
05622 Juncus drummondii      "Drummond's rush" same section
04070 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 1.2 mi. NW
11914 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 193 ft. W
04675 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" same section
07817 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" same section
07829 Luzula spicata      "spiked woodrush" same section
04067 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" 1.2 mi. NW
07818 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" same section
04069 Pedicularis bracteosa  var. paysoniana   "Payson's lousewort" 1.2 mi. NW
04072 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephanthead lousewort" 1.2 mi. NW
04698 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephanthead lousewort" same section
04672 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" same section
03075 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" 2980 ft. N
04692 Poa alpina      "alpine bluegrass" same section
04657 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
07827 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
04725 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
04076 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" 1.2 mi. NW
01569 Ranunculus eschscholtzii  var. eschscholtzii   "Eschscholtz's buttercup" 2980 ft. N
05614 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" same section
02286 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 2380 ft. S
14748 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 529 ft. W
14749 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 529 ft. W
07823 Selaginella densa      "lesser spikemoss" same section
05629 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" same section
04068 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.2 mi. NW
04689 Sibbaldia procumbens      "creeping sibbaldia" same section
05615 Sibbaldia procumbens      "creeping sibbaldia" same section
07825 Silene acaulis  var. subacaulescens   "moss campion" same section
07822 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" same section
05659 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
05644 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
07820 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
04695 Solidago nana      "dwarf goldenrod" same section
04724 Stellaria longipes      "meadow starwort" same section
04693 Trifolium parryi      "Parry's clover" same section
05624 Trifolium parryi      "Parry's clover" same section
07806 Trisetum spicatum      "spike trisetum" same section
04656 Trisetum spicatum      "spike trisetum" same section
04658 Trisetum wolfii      "Wolf's trisetum" same section
14744 Vaccinium       "blueberry" 529 ft. W
14747 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 529 ft. W
14745 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 529 ft. W
03072 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 2980 ft. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bald Mountain Overlook (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 10749  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain Trailhead Picnic Area (Locale) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 10794  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 10785  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 10516  Mirror Lake 
Blizzard Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 1.2 mi. S 10306  Mirror Lake 
Lost Creek Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. W 10010  Mirror Lake 
Mount Cardwell (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.3 mi. S 10696  Mirror Lake 
Gem Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 10086  Mirror Lake 
Clegg Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. N 10499  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 11598  Mirror Lake 
Wilderness Area Overlook (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 10443  Mirror Lake 
Joan Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 10060  Mirror Lake 
Murdock Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 1.2 mi. E 11188  Mirror Lake 
Lilly Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.2 mi. W 9935  Mirror Lake 
Moosehorn Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 10388  Mirror Lake 
Reids Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. N 11388  Mirror Lake 
Lilly Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. W 9922  Mirror Lake 
Echo Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 9748  Mirror Lake 
Dean Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10371  Mirror Lake 
Moosehorn Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 10358  Mirror Lake 

Links

Taxon Links for species Vaccinium uliginosum  L.

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+uliginosum

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