Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15437 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
SalicaceaeSalicaceaeSalicaceae  
Species Populus tremuloides Michx.
Common name   quaking aspen
Collector(s)
Scott Ripple   24  
Coll. Date 28 September 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, mouth of Burnt Canyon, ca. 1 mile E of Rock Canyon Campground.
     Elev.: 7200 ft. (2195 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° 16'  0.69" N, 111° 34'  30.86" 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):

     Populus tremuloides Michx.

     Populus aurea Tidestrom
     Populus cercidiphylla Britt.
     Populus X polygonifolia Bernard
     Populus tremula ssp. tremuloides (Michx.) A.& D. Löve
     Populus tremuloides var. aurea (Tidestrom) Daniels
     Populus tremuloides var. cercidiphylla (Britt.) Sudworth
     Populus tremuloides var. intermedia Victorin
     Populus tremuloides var. magnifica Victorin
     Populus tremuloides var. rhomboidea Victorin
     Populus tremuloides var. vancouveriana (Trel.) Sarg.
     Populus vancouveriana Trel.

Common Name(s): quaking aspen.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195773, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00629s1.jpg 
00629
specimen image: 02143s1.jpg 
02143
specimen image: 02188s1.jpg 
02188
specimen image: 02432s1.jpg 
02432
specimen image: 02441s1.jpg 
02441
specimen image: 03479s1.jpg 
03479
specimen image: 03480s1.jpg 
03480
specimen image: 06227s1.jpg 
06227
specimen image: 13637s1.jpg 
13637
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13693

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15436 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" same section
02926 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" 1.6 mi. NE
06852 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" 1.6 mi. NE
00065 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.4 mi. NW
00381 Astragalus drummondii      "Drummond's milkvetch" 1.6 mi. NE
01552 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
00481 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1.6 mi. NE
01862 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 2090 ft. E
01857 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" 2021 ft. E
02142 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.2 mi. E
00498 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.6 mi. NE
06854 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1.6 mi. NE
00428 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  1.6 mi. NE
01856 Cornus sericea  var. sericea   "redosier dogwood" 2021 ft. E
01855 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 2021 ft. E
13209 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 2021 ft. E
00165 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.2 mi. E
06853 Dicentra uniflora      "longhorn steer's-head" 1.6 mi. NE
18141 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" 1.3 mi. W
06855 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" 1.6 mi. NE
16850 Gayophytum ramosissimum      "pinyon groundsmoke" same section
01865 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 2090 ft. E
01547 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1.6 mi. NE
00399 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.6 mi. NE
01548 Iberis umbellata      "globe candytuft" 1.6 mi. NE
00464 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1.6 mi. NE
02144 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1.2 mi. E
01868 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" 2090 ft. E
01551 Lithospermum incisum      "narrow-leaf stoneseed" same section
16849 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" same section
01863 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" 2090 ft. E
00402 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 1.6 mi. NE
01550 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" same section
06851 Orogenia linearifolia      "Great Basin Indian potato" 1.6 mi. NE
01897 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" 2021 ft. E
02145 Pachystima myrsinites     1.2 mi. E
15439 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" same section
01871 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
00166 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1.2 mi. E
01860 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" same section
00340 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1.2 mi. E
08483 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1.2 mi. E
15438 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
01869 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2090 ft. E
01861 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2090 ft. E
01866 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. alpinum   "alpine Jacob's-ladder" 2090 ft. E
16851 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 1.1 mi. W
02143 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 1.2 mi. E
01549 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.6 mi. NE
00371 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" 1.6 mi. NE
00421 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  1.6 mi. NE
00373 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 1.6 mi. NE
15279 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1195 ft. NE
03027 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 924 ft. E
01859 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" 2021 ft. E
01880 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1.4 mi. NW
06850 Stellaria jamesiana     1.6 mi. NE
01870 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. oreophilus   "mountain snowberry" same section
02927 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1.6 mi. NE
18140 Synthyris pinnatifida      "featherleaf kittentails" 1.3 mi. W
01867 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 2090 ft. E
01858 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 2021 ft. E
01864 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 2090 ft. E
06849 Viola purpurea  var. venosa  1.6 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dry Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 1441 ft. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
Burnt Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1515 ft. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
Rock Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. W 6907  Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Springville 
Cold Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 8153  Springville 
Second Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
First Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Springville 
First Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
Provo Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 10844  Springville 
Freedom Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Y Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8452  Bridal Veil Falls 
Boardman Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. S 7189  Springville 
Squaw Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. W 7678  Bridal Veil Falls 
Fourth Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E 9436  Bridal Veil Falls 
Knight Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. S 7878  Springville 
Cascade Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. N 10817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Maple Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 7746  Springville 
Corral Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. S 10289  Springville 
Third Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. E 9229  Bridal Veil Falls 
Hope Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 6651  Bridal Veil Falls 

Links

Taxon Links for species Populus tremuloides  Michx.

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+tremuloides

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