Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15334 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Physocarpus malvaceus (Greene) Kuntze
Common name   mallow ninebark
David Rodriguez   32  
Coll. Date 20 September 2007 
United States
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, American Fork Canyon, W side of Tibble Fork Reservoir, W of Tibble Fork Dam;
     Elev.: 6392 ft. (1949 m.)
Habitat Notes N-facing slope. 
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° 28'  53.27" N, 111° 38'  40.85" 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.


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.
15336 Abies concolor      "white fir" same section
15337 Abies lasiocarpa      "subalpine fir" same section
15335 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" same section
15323 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" 837 ft. NE
04566 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" 2929 ft. NE
04562 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" 2929 ft. NE
03910 Aquilegia flavescens  var. flavescens   "yellow columbine" 2908 ft. NW
15324 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" 837 ft. NE
15326 Aster       "aster" 837 ft. NE
14929 Balsamorhiza macrophylla      "cut-leaf balsamroot" same section
09872 Calamagrostis purpurascens      "purple reedgrass" 1.1 mi. SW
03891 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 2908 ft. NW
03911 Cardamine pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania bittercress" 2908 ft. NW
09870 Carex douglasii      "Douglas' sedge" 1.1 mi. SW
04568 Carex haydeniana      "cloud sedge" 2929 ft. NE
09867 Carex praegracilis      "clustered field sedge" 1.1 mi. SW
14777 Cercocarpus intricatus      "little-leaf mountain mahogany" 1294 ft. SE
02835 Corallorhiza striata      "striped coralroot" 1.8 mi. S
03895 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" 2908 ft. NW
04571 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 2929 ft. NE
04644 Descurainia sophia      "flix weed" 2929 ft. NE
15325 Epilobium       "willowherb" 837 ft. NE
04570 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 2929 ft. NE
02833 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.8 mi. S
04342 Eschscholzia californica      "California poppy" 1.3 mi. N
04564 Gaillardia aristata      "common blanketflower" 2929 ft. NE
03892 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 2908 ft. NW
09869 Glyceria striata      "fowl mannagrass" 1.1 mi. SW
09874 Hieracium albiflorum      "white hawkweed" 1.1 mi. SW
15293 Hydrophyllum       "waterleaf" 2012 ft. NE
09873 Iva axillaris      "povertyweed" 1.1 mi. SW
04649 Juncus bufonius      "toad rush" 2929 ft. NE
04650 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  2929 ft. NE
04569 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  2929 ft. NE
09871 Leymus cinereus      "Great Basin wildrye" 1.1 mi. SW
03893 Lotus utahensis      "Utah bird's-foot trefoil" 2908 ft. NW
03888 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" 2908 ft. NW
14775 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 2946 ft. SE
03889 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" 2908 ft. NW
04563 Panicum capillare      "witchgrass" 2929 ft. NE
03908 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 2908 ft. NW
03907 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 2908 ft. NW
03912 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" 2908 ft. NW
15331 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" 837 ft. NE
15330 Pinus contorta      "beach pine" 837 ft. NE
09868 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" 1.1 mi. SW
15333 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 837 ft. NE
15322 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 837 ft. NE
09809 Ranunculus aquatilis  var. diffusus  1216 ft. NW
03894 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 2908 ft. NW
09810 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 1216 ft. NW
14776 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1294 ft. SE
15327 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 837 ft. NE
15321 Sambucus cerulea     837 ft. NE
04565 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  2929 ft. NE
04572 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 2929 ft. NE
03909 Senecio pauperculus      "balsam groundsel" 2908 ft. NW
14778 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 2.1 mi. S
15328 Solidago       "goldenrod" 837 ft. NE
15329 Solidago       "goldenrod" 837 ft. NE
04567 Solidago lepida  var. salebrosa   "rough Canada goldenrod" 2929 ft. NE
14774 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 2946 ft. SE
15332 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" 837 ft. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Tibble Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 303 ft. W 6378  Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 303 ft. W 6378  Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 594 ft. S   Timpanogos Cave 
Deer Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 659 ft. W   Dromedary Peak 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1192 ft. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork Summer Home Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1590 ft. S 6549  Timpanogos Cave 
Newton Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1652 ft. SW   Timpanogos Cave 
Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1643 ft. NE   Aspen Grove 
Mile Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 6467  Timpanogos Cave 
Granite Flat Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 6733  Timpanogos Cave 
Warnick Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 6345  Timpanogos Cave 
Silver Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Dromedary Peak 
Silver Lake Summer Home Area (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 7405  Timpanogos Cave 
Martin Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 6316  Timpanogos Cave 
Silver Lake Flat (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 7481  Dromedary Peak 
Silver Lake Flat Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 7481  Dromedary Peak 
Holman Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 7162  Timpanogos Cave 
Silver Lake Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N 7504  Dromedary Peak 
Porcupine Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Dromedary Peak 
Roadhouse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 6516  Timpanogos Cave 


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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