Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15256 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AdoxaceaeAdoxaceaeCaprifoliaceae  
Species Sambucus cerulea Raf.
Collector(s)
Barry Nielsen   28  
Coll. Date 16 September 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, Battle Creek Canyon, ca. 0.5 miles E of the mouth, on hillside along Battle Creek;
     Elev.: 5423 ft. (1653 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain brush community. 
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° 21'  56.82" N, 111° 41'  52.38" 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):

     Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea (Raf.) R. Bolli

     Sambucus cerulea Raf.
     Sambucus cerulea var. neomexicana (Woot.) Rehd.
     Sambucus cerulea var. velutina (Dur. & Hilg.) Schwerin
     Sambucus glauca Nutt.
     Sambucus mexicana ssp. cerulea (Raf.) E. Murr.
     Sambucus mexicana var. cerulea (Raf.) E. Murr.
     Sambucus neomexicana Woot.
     Sambucus neomexicana var. vestita (Woot. & Standl.) Kearney & Peebles
     Sambucus velutina Dur. & Hilg.

Common Name(s): blue elderberry, elderberry, blue elder.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=525080, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Dipsacales
                                Family: Caprifoliaceae
                                    Genus: Sambucus
                                        Species: Sambucus nigra
                                            Subspecies: Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea
                                                

Images

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15444 Artemisia       "sagebrush" 719 ft. SE
02224 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
15254 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 48 ft. E
15252 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 1646 ft. NW
14081 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" same section
02307 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1.3 mi. W
15250 Celtis reticulata     1153 ft. SE
06863 Centaurea solstitialis      "yellow star-thistle" 2.2 mi. S
15251 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
02213 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
15353 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1237 ft. SE
15356 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1237 ft. SE
15273 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 420 ft. SE
03822 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2059 ft. NW
03821 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2059 ft. NW
15249 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1194 ft. SE
15351 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1237 ft. SE
00310 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" same section
03858 Epipactis gigantea      "giant helleborine" 2059 ft. NW
03874 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" 2059 ft. NW
02308 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.3 mi. W
15445 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 719 ft. SE
15255 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1592 ft. NW
15355 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1237 ft. SE
14036 Lithospermum arvense     1 mi. NE
06862 Lomatium triternatum  subsp. platycarpum   "Great Basin desert parsley" 1.9 mi. SW
14037 Lonicera tatarica      "Tatarian honeysuckle" same section
15320 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 2.4 mi. SW
03860 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" 2059 ft. NW
06861 Purshia mexicana      "Mexico cliffrose" 1.9 mi. SW
15269 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" 420 ft. SE
15354 Salix       "willow" 1237 ft. SE
15352 Sambucus cerulea     1237 ft. SE
03857 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 2059 ft. NW
15357 Toxicodendron rydbergii      "western poison ivy" 1237 ft. SE
08014 Toxicodendron rydbergii      "western poison ivy" 312 ft. S
14080 Zauschneria latifolia     same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Battle Creek Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1556 ft. SW 5227  Orem 
Battle Creek Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1556 ft. SW 5227  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 4948  Orem 
Grove Creek Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 5036  Orem 
Grove Creek Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 5036  Orem 
North Fork Battle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1 mi. E   Timpanogos Cave 
Squaw Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4771  Orem 
Valley View School (School) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4767  Orem 
Battle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
Grove Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 4813  Orem 
KPGR-FM (Pleasant Grove) (Tower) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 4734  Orem 
Pleasant Grove High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 4708  Orem 
Sumac Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S   Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 4813  Orem 
Lindon School (School) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 4725  Orem 
Lindon (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW 4649  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 4725  Orem 
Big Baldy (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E 8616  Orem 

Links

Taxon Links for species Sambucus cerulea  Raf.

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=Sambucus+cerulea

Zooming out might reveal more collections in other states.

Note: Printing this page will show all information sequentially.   edit