Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15797 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Dryas octopetala L.
Infraspecific    var. hookeriana (Juz.) Breitung
Oliver Hansen   80  
Coll. Date 15 August 2010 
United States
Summit County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Bald Mountain, E of summit, W of where Trail 111 overlooks Bald Lake;
     Elev.: 11625 ft. (3544 m.)
Habitat Notes cinquefoil, clover, and perennial grass covered talus slope above timberline. 
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° 52'  0.12" N, 110° 29'  50.34" 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.
Voucher Senior Thesis Voucher for Henry's Fork and Vicinity Checklist, Block 19, northern Utah and southern Wyoming. 


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

     Dryas octopetala ssp. hookeriana (Juz.) HultÚn

     Dryas hookeriana Juz.
     Dryas octopetala var. hookeriana (Juz.) Breitung

Common Name(s): Hooker's mountain-avens.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=523987, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Dryas
                                        Species: Dryas octopetala
                                            Subspecies: Dryas octopetala ssp. hookeriana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15797s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08060s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08083s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08105s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09752s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09756s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09800s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15790 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.1 mi. NE
15792 Calamagrostis purpurascens      "purple reedgrass" 1123 ft. E
15835 Elymus lanceolatus      "thickspike wheatgrass" 1123 ft. E
15793 Elymus scribneri      "spreading wheatgrass" 1123 ft. E
15794 Potentilla ovina  var. decurrens   "sheep cinquefoil" 1123 ft. E
15795 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1123 ft. E
15796 Salix glauca  var. villosa   "grayleaf willow" 1123 ft. E
15791 Salix glauca  var. villosa   "grayleaf willow" 1.1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bald Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 1141 ft. W 11756  Mount Lovenia 
Bald Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1386 ft. E 11047  Mount Powell 
High Line Trail (Trail) Summit County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 10434  Bridger Lake 
Mansfield Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 2 mi. N 10227  Bridger Lake 
Broadbent Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 10220  Mount Powell 
Steel Creek Park (Park) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. N 10076  Lyman Lake 
East Fork Blacks Fork Guard Station (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. W 9311  Lyman Lake 
Little East Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Mount Lovenia 
Bear River Smiths Fork Trail (Trail) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 9502  Lyman Lake 
Duck Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. N 9187  Lyman Lake 
Lower Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 10765  Mount Powell 
Bull Park (Flat) Summit County, UT 4.1 mi. NE 10092  Bridger Lake 
Lake Hessie (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. E 10624  Mount Powell 
Red Castle (Summit) Summit County, UT 4.9 mi. S 12136  Mount Powell 
East Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 5.2 mi. S 11195  Mount Powell 
Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 5.5 mi. S 11300  Mount Powell 
Flat Top Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 4.7 mi. SE 12123  Mount Powell 
Smiths Fork Pass Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 11159  Mount Powell 
Mount Powell (Summit) Summit County, UT 6.2 mi. SE 13035  Mount Powell 


Taxon Links for species Dryas octopetala  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

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