Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15355 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CupressaceaeCupressaceaeCupressaceae  
Species Juniperus scopulorum Sarg.
Common name   Rocky Mountain juniper
Collector(s)
Joette Kuhni   51  
Coll. Date 01 October 2009 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, Kiwanis Park, Battle Creek Falls Trail, 3 miles E of the trailhead.
     Elev.: 5221 ft. (1592 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° 21'  47.35" N, 111° 42'  2.52" 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):

     Juniperus scopulorum Sarg.

     Juniperus scopulorum var. columnaris Fassett
     Juniperus virginiana var. montana Vasey
     Juniperus virginiana ssp. scopulorum (Sarg.) E. Murr.
     Juniperus virginiana var. scopulorum (Sarg.) Lemmon
     Sabina scopulorum (Sarg.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): Enebro riparío, Rocky Mountain juniper.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=194872, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Cupressaceae
                                Genus: Juniperus
                                    Species: Juniperus scopulorum
                                                                                    

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01418s2.jpg 
01418
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02075
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02144
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02184
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02686
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03122
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03189
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03190
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03191
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06188
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13705

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15444 Artemisia       "sagebrush" 553 ft. NW
02224 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
15254 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 1218 ft. NW
14081 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" same section
15252 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2813 ft. NW
15250 Celtis reticulata     172 ft. W
06863 Centaurea solstitialis      "yellow star-thistle" 2.1 mi. S
15251 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
02213 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
15356 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
15353 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
03821 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
03822 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
15351 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
15249 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 99 ft. W
15273 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 844 ft. N
00310 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" same section
03858 Epipactis gigantea      "giant helleborine" same section
03874 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" same section
15445 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 553 ft. NW
15255 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 2764 ft. NW
14036 Lithospermum arvense     1 mi. NE
14037 Lonicera tatarica      "Tatarian honeysuckle" 1 mi. NE
03860 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" same section
15269 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" 844 ft. N
15354 Salix       "willow" same section
15352 Sambucus cerulea     same section
15256 Sambucus cerulea     1237 ft. NW
03857 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" same section
08014 Toxicodendron rydbergii      "western poison ivy" 941 ft. NW
15357 Toxicodendron rydbergii      "western poison ivy" same section
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 482 ft. W 5227  Orem 
Battle Creek Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 482 ft. W 5227  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2998 ft. W 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 
Squaw Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SW 4771  Orem 
Valley View School (School) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W 4767  Orem 
Battle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
North Fork Battle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Grove Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
KPGR-FM (Pleasant Grove) (Tower) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4734  Orem 
Pleasant Grove High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4708  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4813  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4813  Orem 
Sumac Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Orem 
Lindon School (School) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 4725  Orem 
Lindon (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 4649  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 4725  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 4669  Orem 

Links

Taxon Links for species Juniperus scopulorum  Sarg.

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=Juniperus+scopulorum

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