Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14949 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Acer grandidentatum Nutt.
Common name   bigtooth maple
Casey Day   4  
Coll. Date 07 May 2008 
United States
Locality South Fork of Provo Canyon, Big Spring Hollow Trail, ca. 1.5 miles from the trailhead;
     Elev.: 6600 ft. (2012 m.)
Habitat Notes oak-maple-riparian 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° 18'  57.74" N, 111° 32'  25.9" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Acer grandidentatum Nutt.

Common Name(s): bigtooth maple, canyon maple, sugar maple, uvalde big-tooth maple.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=28760, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Sapindales
                                Family: Aceraceae
                                    Genus: Acer
                                        Species: Acer grandidentatum


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00173s2.jpg 
specimen image: 00785s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02067s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02085s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02102s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02181s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02507s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06177s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15518s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15226 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1026 ft. NW
15225 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 2447 ft. NW
14947 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" same section
15224 Crataegus douglasii      "black hawthorn" same section
13624 Erigeron divergens      "spreading fleabane" same section
14953 Fritillaria pudica      "yellowbells" same section
14952 Hydrophyllum capitatum      "purple cat's breeches" same section
14951 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" same section
18154 Silene latifolia      "bladder campion" same section
18153 Silene latifolia      "bladder campion" 1.1 mi. NW
15258 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 1.4 mi. S
14950 Viola       "violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Big Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 597 ft. S 6595  Bridal Veil Falls 
Trefoil Ranch (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. E 6086  Bridal Veil Falls 
Shingle Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Big Spring Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Bridal Veil Falls 
Water Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE   Bridal Veil Falls 
Middle Fork South Fork Provo River (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Wallsburg Ridge 
Left Fork South Fork Provo River (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Wallsburg Ridge 
Bunnells Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Bridal Veil Falls 
Lightning Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 10020  Bridal Veil Falls 
Windy Pass (Gap) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 8921  Bridal Veil Falls 
First Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 8718  Bridal Veil Falls 
Frazier Trailer Park (Park) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 7947  Bridal Veil Falls 
Third Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. S 9229  Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. S 8852  Bridal Veil Falls 
Cascade Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. W 10817  Bridal Veil Falls 
North Fork Provo River (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Aspen Grove 
Vivian Park (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5214  Bridal Veil Falls 
Vivian Park Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5214  Bridal Veil Falls 
Wildwood (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. N 5230  Bridal Veil Falls 
Fourth Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. S 9436  Bridal Veil Falls 


Taxon Links for species Acer grandidentatum  Nutt.

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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