Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15262 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BetulaceaeBetulaceaeBetulaceae  
Species Alnus incana (L.) Moench
Common name   gray alder
Collector(s)
Oliver Hansen   34  
Coll. Date 08 September 2008 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, Rock Canyon, Rock Canyon Trailhead, 50 feet N of the parking lot; 
 
Elev.: 5121 ft. (1561 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° 15'  53.94" N, 111° 37'  47.88" 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):

     Alnus incana (Linnaeus) Moench.

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=19471, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Fagales
                                Family: Betulaceae
                                    Genus: Alnus
                                        Species: Alnus incana
                                                                                            

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02087s3.jpg 
02087
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02160
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02265
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02278
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02300
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03069
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04518
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12437

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02207 Abies concolor      "white fir" 1794 ft. NE
15011 Abies concolor      "white fir" 433 ft. S
02180 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 1794 ft. NE
02507 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 1.4 mi. N
02067 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 1794 ft. NE
02181 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 1794 ft. NE
01674 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1.9 mi. S
02175 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" 1794 ft. NE
06825 Amsinckia menziesii      "Menzies' fiddleneck" 1794 ft. NE
15123 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" 844 ft. W
15367 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" 2006 ft. W
02203 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 1794 ft. NE
03123 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 1794 ft. NE
05838 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" same section
08505 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 2.3 mi. S
01445 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1.2 mi. N
14925 Balsamorhiza       "balsamroot" 1787 ft. SW
15009 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 927 ft. W
15407 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 2484 ft. W
02174 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 1794 ft. NE
15125 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 844 ft. W
14926 Boraginaceae      1787 ft. SW
14998 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" same section
02183 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 1794 ft. NE
02167 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 1794 ft. NE
02068 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 1794 ft. NE
15319 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 539 ft. W
02166 Celtis occidentalis      "common hackberry" 1794 ft. NE
15409 Celtis reticulata     2484 ft. W
14619 Celtis reticulata     221 ft. S
09216 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
02185 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1794 ft. NE
01677 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.9 mi. S
15366 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" 2006 ft. W
15412 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2484 ft. W
02069 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1794 ft. NE
14627 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2443 ft. W
01447 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 1.2 mi. N
02070 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1794 ft. NE
01667 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 1.9 mi. S
01448 Crepis occidentalis  var. pumila   "western hawksbeard" 1.2 mi. N
15316 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 539 ft. W
01668 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.9 mi. S
15313 Equisetum       "horsetail" 1.3 mi. SE
15410 Eremogone macradenia      "desert sandwort" 2484 ft. W
15107 Eremogone macradenia      "desert sandwort" 82 ft. SE
02506 Eremogone macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" 1.4 mi. N
02168 Eremogone macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" 1794 ft. NE
02792 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. N
15368 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 2006 ft. W
01676 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1.9 mi. S
02020 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "northern sweetvetch" 924 ft. W
02024 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "northern sweetvetch" 226 ft. N
02176 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1794 ft. NE
02171 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1794 ft. NE
01673 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" 1.9 mi. S
14624 Jamesia americana      "fivepetal cliffbush" 2443 ft. W
02173 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" 1794 ft. NE
15408 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 2484 ft. W
02184 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1794 ft. NE
14924 Linaria       "toadflax" 1787 ft. SW
15318 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 539 ft. W
01446 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 1.2 mi. N
01671 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1.9 mi. S
01672 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" 1.9 mi. S
00418 Lomatium triternatum  ssp. platycarpum   "Great Basin desert parsley" 358 ft. SW
02186 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 1794 ft. NE
15317 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 539 ft. W
01451 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 1.2 mi. N
13627 Melilotus albus     1787 ft. SW
01449 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 1.2 mi. N
02182 Pachystima myrsinites     1794 ft. NE
14618 Parthenocissus quinquefolia      "Virginia creeper" 221 ft. S
00334 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1694 ft. W
01450 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1.2 mi. N
14631 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" 2443 ft. W
14628 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 2443 ft. W
01669 Phacelia linearis      "thread-leaf scorpionweed" 1.9 mi. S
02508 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.4 mi. N
02169 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1794 ft. NE
14626 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2443 ft. W
04284 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1794 ft. NE
14625 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2443 ft. W
15411 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 2484 ft. W
06820 Populus fremontii      "Fremont's cottonwood" 2.2 mi. S
09219 Populus trichocarpa     same section
14630 Populus x intercurrens  hybrid [angustifolia x fremontii ssp. fremontii]  2443 ft. W
15012 Prunus       "plum" 927 ft. W
15013 Prunus persica      "peach" 692 ft. SW
02073 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" 1794 ft. NE
15010 Quercus gambelii      "Gambel oak" 245 ft. S
02072 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1794 ft. NE
15008 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" 223 ft. S
02177 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" 1794 ft. NE
15014 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" 676 ft. SW
02170 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1794 ft. NE
04285 Ribes wolfii      "Wolf's currant" 1794 ft. NE
15015 Rosa       "rose" 223 ft. SW
15365 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 2006 ft. W
14629 Rosa nutkana      "Nootka rose" 2443 ft. W
02071 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1794 ft. NE
15382 Sambucus caerulea     1.7 mi. NW
15381 Sambucus caerulea     1.8 mi. NW
01679 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.9 mi. S
15413 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 2484 ft. W
14791 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 2443 ft. W
01670 Stellaria jamesiana     1.9 mi. S
15312 Tradescantia virginiana      "Virginia spiderwort" 1.3 mi. SE
01678 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1.9 mi. S
02723 Veronica biloba      "twolobe speedwell" 1794 ft. NE
01675 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.9 mi. S
02636 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill deathcamas" 1794 ft. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hellspot Tower (Tower) Utah County, UT 91 ft. E 5125  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1458 ft. S 5148  Orem 
Provo Temple (Locale) Utah County, UT 2611 ft. W 4912  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2908 ft. W 4889  Orem 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 4780  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 4813  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 4981  Orem 
Squaw Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 7678  Bridal Veil Falls 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SW 4734  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SW 4748  Orem 
Timranogos Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 4813  Orem 
Rock Canyon School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W 4774  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W 4771  Orem 
Little Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Wasatch School (School) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4649  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. S 4620  Provo 
Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Springville 
Timpview High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 4800  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4659  Provo 

Links

Taxon Links for species Alnus incana  (L.) Moench

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=Alnus+incana

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