Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15924 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sidalcea oregana (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) A. Gray
Common name   Oregon checkerbloom
S. Hegji   141  
Coll. Date 16 July 2011 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Sheeprock Mountains, upper half of Harker Canyon;
     Elev.: 6809 ft. (2076 m.)
Habitat Notes with oak, Amelanchier, sagebrush, grass. 
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 39° 58'  44.54" N, 112° 29'  1.1" 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):

     Sidalcea oregana (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Gray

Common Name(s): Oregon checkerbloom, Oregon checkermallow.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21895, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Malvales
                                Family: Malvaceae
                                    Genus: Sidalcea
                                        Species: Sidalcea oregana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15925 Aconitum columbianum      "western monkshood" same section
15931 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" 1.6 mi. E
15897 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" same section
15854 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" same section
15898 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" same section
15934 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 1.6 mi. E
18079 Angelica wheeleri      "Wheeler's angelica" 737 ft. W
15926 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" same section
15928 Arenaria lanuginosa      "spreading sandwort" same section
15940 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" 1.3 mi. NW
18082 Aster ascendens      "western aster" 1902 ft. SE
15911 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 831 ft. SE
15853 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
15946 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. hololeucus   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" 2033 ft. SE
15936 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 1.5 mi. E
15852 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" 1 mi. NW
18080 Epilobium halleanum      "glandular willowherb" 739 ft. W
15938 Epilobium saximontanum      "Rocky Mountain willowherb" 1.3 mi. E
18086 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" same section
15896 Eremogone loisiae      "Lois' sandwort" 1 mi. NW
15935 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" 1.5 mi. E
15939 Erigeron speciosus  var. macranthus   "aspen fleabane" 1.2 mi. E
15943 Eriogonum microthecum      "slender wild buckwheat" 1 mi. N
15947 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" 909 ft. NW
15937 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. E
15912 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" 697 ft. W
15932 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1.6 mi. E
18081 Helianthus annuus      "common sunflower" 1912 ft. SE
15929 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1.8 mi. E
15909 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 831 ft. SE
15910 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 820 ft. SE
18084 Marchantia polymorpha     2796 ft. SE
15945 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
15927 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" same section
15895 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.1 mi. NW
15944 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" same section
18078 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 2234 ft. NW
15933 Quercus       "oak" 1.6 mi. E
18083 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 2733 ft. SE
15855 Salix       "willow" 1 mi. NW
15899 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" 1 mi. NW
18085 Salix eriocephala  var. watsonii  same section
15930 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.8 mi. E
18077 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" same section
18076 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" same section
15908 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 861 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Harker Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1 mi. NE   Erickson Knoll 
Dutch Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. S 8816  Dutch Peak 
Lion Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. N 6890  Erickson Knoll 
Lion Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6716  Erickson Knoll 
Sheeprock Mountains (Range) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. S 8114  Dutch Peak 
Black Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8882  Dutch Peak 
Greens Ridge (Ridge) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8327  Dutch Peak 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. W 8816  Erickson Knoll 
Upper Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 8140  Erickson Knoll 
North Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Lower Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 7740  Erickson Knoll 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6086  Lookout Pass 
Wasatch National Forest-Vernon Division (Forest) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. NE 6119  Dutch Peak 
Grove Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. E   Dutch Peak 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Black Crook Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. W 9161  Erickson Knoll 
Left Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Right Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. SW   Erickson Knoll 
Snow Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. E   Dutch Peak 


Taxon Links for species Sidalcea oregana  (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) A. Gray

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

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