Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15060 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ulmus pumila L.
Common name   Siberian elm
Hillarie Burrows   37  
Coll. Date 04 October 2007 
United States
Locality Wasatch Range, American Fork Canyon, S side of Utah Highway 92, ca. 1.5 miles W of Timpanogos Cave N.M.
     Elev.: 5282 ft. (1610 m.)
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° 25'  58.76" N, 111° 44'  17.12" 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):

     Ulmus pumila L.

Common Name(s): Chinese elm, Siberian elm.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19057, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Urticales
                                Family: Ulmaceae
                                    Genus: Ulmus
                                        Species: Ulmus pumila


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02078s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13384s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01782 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" same section
03903 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" same section
14932 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
14934 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" same section
13669 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 1898 ft. NW
03902 Brickellia oblongifolia  var. linifolia   "narrow-leaf brickellbush" same section
01775 Cardaria draba  var. repens   "lens-podded whitetop" same section
03896 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" same section
15341 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
03899 Cirsium undulatum  var. undulatum   "wavy-leaf thistle" same section
14933 Corallorhiza striata      "striped coralroot" 2382 ft. W
05241 Daucus carota  subsp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" same section
14931 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" 1.1 mi. W
05243 Gaura parviflora     same section
04354 Glyceria striata      "fowl mannagrass" same section
03897 Grindelia squarrosa  var. serrulata   "curlycup gumweed" same section
15302 Hydrophyllum       "waterleaf" 2.2 mi. S
03901 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. dianthopsis   "Antelope Island skeleton plant" same section
13670 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" 1898 ft. NW
01797 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" same section
03904 Mentzelia dispersa      "bushy blazingstar" same section
02844 Mentzelia rusbyi      "Rusby's blazingstar" same section
15291 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 678 ft. W
05242 Pastinaca sativa      "wild parsnip" same section
01785 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
01768 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
15339 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
13668 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 1898 ft. NW
01796 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
15301 Smilacina racemosa      "false Solomon's Seal" 1.1 mi. W
15340 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" same section
03906 Stanleya pinnata  var. pinnata   "desert princesplume" same section
15059 Tamarix       "tamarisk" same section
14945 Zigadenus       "deathcamas" 1.1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Utah Valley (Basin) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 5250  Lehi 
Cattle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1 mi. E   Timpanogos Cave 
American Fork Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NW   Dromedary Peak 
Riverside Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 5430  Timpanogos Cave 
Smooth Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Preston Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Timpanogos Cave 
Willow Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Timpanogos Cave 
Cedar Hills (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 4958  Lehi 
Nielson Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 5023  Lehi 
Hidden Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E 7123  Timpanogos Cave 
Heisetts Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S   Timpanogos Cave 
Pleasant Grove Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 4944  Lehi 
Timpanogos Cave National Monument (Park) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E 6372  Timpanogos Cave 
Merideth Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 4961  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 5020  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W 4961  Lehi 
Swinging Bridge Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Timpanogos Cave 
Mahogany Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SE 8911  Timpanogos Cave 
Eighty Rod Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 4908  Lehi 
Timpanogos Cave Visitor Center (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. E 5683  Timpanogos Cave 


Taxon Links for species Ulmus pumila  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

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