Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15926 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
RanunculaceaeRanunculaceaeRanunculaceae  
Species Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC.
Common name   western columbine
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   143  
Coll. Date 16 July 2011 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Tooele County
Locality Sheeprock Mountains, upper half of Harker Canyon; 
 
Elev.: 7160 ft. (2183 m.)
Habitat Notes streamside. 
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'  31.58" N, 112° 29'  40.88" 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):

     Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC.

     Aquilegia formosa var. communis Boivin
     Aquilegia formosa var. fosteri Welsh
     Aquilegia formosa var. hypolasia (Greene) Munz
     Aquilegia formosa var. megalantha Boivin
     Aquilegia formosa var. pauciflora (Greene) Boothman
     Aquilegia formosa var. truncata (Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Baker
     Aquilegia formosa var. wawawensis (Payson) St. John
     Aquilegia mohavensis Munz
     Aquilegia shockleyi Eastw.

Common Name(s): crimson columbine, western columbine.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18738, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Aquilegia
                                        Species: Aquilegia formosa
                                                                                            

Images

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      "Columbian monkshood" 398 ft. SW
15931 Allium acuminatum      "tapertip wild onion" 1 mi. E
15897 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" 1.5 mi. NW
15854 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" 1.5 mi. NW
15898 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1.5 mi. NW
15934 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 1 mi. E
15928 Arenaria lanuginosa      "spreading sandwort" 29 ft. S
15940 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" 1.9 mi. NW
15911 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 2535 ft. W
15853 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.5 mi. NW
15946 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. hololeucus   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" 1338 ft. W
15936 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
15852 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" 1.6 mi. NW
15938 Epilobium saximontanum      "Rocky Mountain willowherb" same section
15896 Eremogone loisiae      "Lois' sandwort" 1.6 mi. NW
15935 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" same section
15939 Erigeron speciosus  var. macranthus   "aspen fleabane" same section
15943 Eriogonum microthecum      "slender wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. NW
15937 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" same section
15947 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" same section
15912 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow avalanche-lily" same section
15932 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1 mi. E
15929 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1.2 mi. E
15909 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 2541 ft. W
15910 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 2555 ft. W
15945 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" 65 ft. S
15927 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 33 ft. S
15895 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.6 mi. NW
15944 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1.5 mi. NW
15933 Quercus       "oak" 1 mi. E
15855 Salix       "willow" 1.6 mi. NW
15899 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" 1.6 mi. NW
15930 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.2 mi. E
15924 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" same section
15908 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 2512 ft. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lion Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. N 6716  Erickson Knoll 
Lion Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. N 6890  Erickson Knoll 
Dutch Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 8816  Dutch Peak 
Harker Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Erickson Knoll 
Black Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. S 8882  Dutch Peak 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8816  Erickson Knoll 
Sheeprock Mountains (Range) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 8114  Dutch Peak 
Upper Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. SW 8140  Erickson Knoll 
Greens Ridge (Ridge) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. S 8327  Dutch Peak 
Lower Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 7740  Erickson Knoll 
North Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Erickson Knoll 
Black Crook Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. W 9161  Erickson Knoll 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Left Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Right Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. SW   Erickson Knoll 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. N 6086  Lookout Pass 
Sheeprock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Dutch Peak 
Hard to Beat Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Dutch Peak 
Talawag Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Lookout Pass 

Links

Taxon Links for species Aquilegia formosa  Fisch. ex DC.

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=Aquilegia+formosa

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