Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15283 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt.
Common name   silver buffaloberry
Eli Angus   131  
Coll. Date 06 September 2004 
United States
Uintah County
Locality W side of Bullock Reservoir, along dirt road ca. 0.25 mile SE of 9500E (road to Lapoint);
     Elev.: 5291 ft. (1613 m.)
Habitat Notes swampy area, with Elaeagnus angustifolia. 
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'  28" N, 109° 49'  29" 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):

     Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt.

     Elaeagnus utilis A. Nels.
     Lepargyrea argentea (Pursh) Greene

Common Name(s): silver buffaloberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27778, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rhamnales
                                Family: Elaeagnaceae
                                    Genus: Shepherdia
                                        Species: Shepherdia argentea


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02721s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05371s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06093s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07485s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10425 Lotus corniculatus      "bird's-foot trefoil" 2395 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bullock Draw Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 2286 ft. SE 5276  Fort Duchesne 
Bullock Draw Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 2286 ft. SE 5276  Fort Duchesne 
Moffat Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 1 mi. SE 5207  Fort Duchesne 
Fort Duchesne Cemetery (Cemetery) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. S 5118  Fort Duchesne 
West Channel Uinta River (Stream) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Whiterocks 
East Channel Uinta River (Stream) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Whiterocks 
Diversion Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 5338  Lapoint 
Deep Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Lake Mountain 
LaPoint School (School) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 5545  Lapoint 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 5568  Lapoint 
Lapoint (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 5571  Lapoint 
Gusher (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5069  Fort Duchesne 
Thunderbird Acres Park Campground (Locale) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. S 5026  Fort Duchesne 
Lapoint Cemetery (Cemetery) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 5637  Lapoint 
Uintah and Ouray Indian Cemetery (Cemetery) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 5105  Fort Duchesne 
Fort Duchesne (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 5.1 mi. S 4987  Fort Duchesne 
Deep Creek Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 5.2 mi. N 5532  Lapoint 
Bottle Hollow Resort (Locale) Uintah County, UT 5 mi. S 5010  Fort Duchesne 
Bottle Hollow (Valley) Uintah County, UT 5.1 mi. S   Roosevelt 
Indian Agency Headquarters (Locale) Uintah County, UT 5.2 mi. S 4994  Fort Duchesne 


Taxon Links for species Shepherdia argentea  (Pursh) 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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