Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15029 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
SalicaceaeSalicaceaeSalicaceae  
Species Populus balsamifera L.
Common name   balsam poplar
Collector(s)
Kenna Mikesell   54  
Coll. Date 02 September 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Provo River Trail, 296 yards NE of entrance to Utah Lake State Park;
     Elev.: 4492 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'  15.71" N, 111° 43'  49.24" 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.
Specimen Notes CULTIVATED. 

Taxonomy


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

     Populus balsamifera L.

Common Name(s): balsam poplar.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22453, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Salicales
                                Family: Salicaceae
                                    Genus: Populus
                                        Species: Populus balsamifera
                                                                                            

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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14958 Cardaria       "whitetop" 2623 ft. S
02297 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" 468 ft. N
02296 Populus deltoides  var. fremontii   "Fremont's cottonwood" 468 ft. N
02283 Robinia pseudoacacia      "black locust" 468 ft. N
02275 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 468 ft. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lakeside Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1156 ft. SE 4495  Provo 
Utah Lake State Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1357 ft. W 4495  Provo 
Provo River (Stream) Utah County, UT 2390 ft. W   Mirror Lake 
Rocky Mountain Helicopters Incorporated Heliport (Airport) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 4498  Provo 
Provo Municipal Airport (Airport) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S 4495  Provo 
Provo Heliport (Airport) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 4495  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 4505  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 4534  Orem 
Lakeview (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 4534  Orem 
Lake Bottom Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 4561  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 4587  Orem 
KOA Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E 4524  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 4600  Orem 
Powell Slough Waterfowl Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N 4502  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E 4633  Provo 
KEYY-AM (Provo) (Tower) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. E 4518  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 4725  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. E 4524  Provo 
Westridge School (School) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 4666  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3 mi. N 4639  Orem 

Links

Taxon Links for species Populus balsamifera  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Populus+balsamifera

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