Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15020 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Fraxinus velutina Torr.
Common name   velvet ash
Kenna Mikesell   59  
Coll. Date 02 September 2007 
United States
Utah County
Locality Provo River Trail, 340 yards E of entrance to Utah Lake State Park;
     Elev.: 4493 ft. (1370 m.)
Habitat Notes 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° 14'  15.5" N, 110° 43'  47.48" 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):

     Fraxinus velutina Torr.

     Fraxinus pennsylvanica ssp. velutina (Torr.) G.N. Mill.
     Fraxinus velutina var. coriacea (S. Wats.) Rehd.
     Fraxinus velutina var. glabra Rehd.
     Fraxinus velutina var. toumeyi (Britt.) Rehd.

Common Name(s): velvet ash.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32936, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Oleaceae
                                    Genus: Fraxinus
                                        Species: Fraxinus velutina


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05724s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08911s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11958s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13271s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15021 Apocynum cannabinum      "Indian-hemp" 14 ft. NE
15025 Asclepias speciosa      "showy milkweed" 501 ft. E
15018 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1816 ft. W
15024 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 371 ft. NE
15019 Crataegus monogyna      "oneseed hawthorn" 890 ft. N
15027 Morus alba      "white mulberry" 138 ft. E
15022 Parthenocissus quinquefolia      "Virginia creeper" 14 ft. NE
15028 Populus alba      "white poplar" 138 ft. E
15031 Populus nigra      "Lombardy poplar" 478 ft. E
15017 Rubus leucodermis      "western raspberry" 2370 ft. W
15016 Salix x fragilis  hybrid [alba x euxina]   "crack willow" 647 ft. E
15023 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 295 ft. E
15026 Tamarix       "tamarisk" 515 ft. E
15030 Ulmus       "elm" 138 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cockey Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Tabby Mountain 
Coyote Draw (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Tabby Mountain 
Rough Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Tabby Mountain 
Red Creek Wildlife Management Area (Park) Duchesne County, UT 3.7 mi. N 7244  Tabiona 
Santaquin Draw (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 3.4 mi. NE   Tabby Mountain 
Sand Wash (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4 mi. SW   Strawberry Pinnacles 
Trail Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.2 mi. NE   Tabby Mountain 
Grey Wolf Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 7451  Tabby Mountain 
Mill Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.2 mi. NE   Tabby Mountain 
Currant Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 4.4 mi. SW   Jimmies Point 
Cedar Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 5.4 mi. S 7661  Strawberry Pinnacles 
Right Fork Mill Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 5.9 mi. N   Tabby Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Fraxinus velutina  Torr.

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:

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