Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15091 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.
Common name   kinnikinnick
P. Jensen   73  
Coll. Date 19 September 2009 
United States
Sevier County
Locality Fish Lake, W edge, Fish Lake Resort vicinity, between shoreline and UT Highway 25.
     Elev.: 9327 ft. (2844 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 38° 32'  57.34" N, 111° 43'  43.1" 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):

     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.

     Arctostaphylos adenotricha (Fern. & J.F. Macbr.) A.& D. Löve & Kapoor
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. adenotricha (Fern. & J.F. Macbr.) Calder & Taylor
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. adenotricha Fern. & J.F. Macbr.
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. coactilis (Fern. & J.F. Macbr.) A.& D. Löve & Kapoor
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis Fern. & J.F. Macbr.
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. leobreweri J.B. Roof
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. longipilosa Packer & Denford
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. marinensis J.B. Roof
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. monoensis J.B. Roof
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. pacifica Hultén
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. stipitata Packer & Denford
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. stipitata (Packer & Denford) Dorn
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. suborbiculata W. Knight
     Uva-Ursi uva-ursi (L.) Britt.

Common Name(s): bearberry, bearberry manzanita, kinnikinnick, mealberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23530, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Ericales
                                Family: Ericaceae
                                    Genus: Arctostaphylos
                                        Species: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02295s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05661s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08104s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09655s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13420s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13421s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01292 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" 1.2 mi. NW
15090 Juniperus communis  var. depressa   "common juniper" same section
03824 Rumex occidentalis     2150 ft. W
01293 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 1.2 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Anderson Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1376 ft. SE   Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1232 ft. E 8911  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Lodge (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1339 ft. SE 8855  Fish Lake 
Fishlake Resort (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 1384 ft. SE 8852  Fish Lake 
Twin Creek Picnic Area (Park) Sevier County, UT 1697 ft. E 8855  Fish Lake 
Twin Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1887 ft. E   Fish Lake 
Aspen Heart and Lakeview Recreation Residences (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2168 ft. SW 9010  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Visitor Center (Building) Sevier County, UT 2030 ft. E 8849  Fish Lake 
Twin Creek Amphitheater Recreation Site (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 8865  Fish Lake 
Mackinaw Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 8878  Fish Lake 
Lakeside Resort (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 8859  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake (Lake) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. E 8849  Fish Lake 
Doctor Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Burrville 
Bowery Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. NE   Fish Lake 
Bowery Creek Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 8888  Fish Lake 
Doctor Creek Group Area (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. S 8865  Fish Lake 
Smith Overflow (Area) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. S 8859  Fish Lake 
Stag Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. W 9856  Fish Lake 
Hi Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 10982  Fish Lake 
Na-Gah Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 10647  Burrville 


Taxon Links for species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi  (L.) Spreng.

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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