Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15942 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ivesia gordonii (Hook.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Gordon's mousetail
S. Hegji   159  
   with Richard Jonas
Coll. Date 08 September 2011 
United States
Salt Lake County
Locality Albion Basin, north side of Germania Pass;
     Elev.: 10496 ft. (3200 m.)
Habitat Notes depauperate, rocky hillside; 
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° 34'  2.1" N, 111° 37'  48.83" 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.
Specimen Notes same location as Hegji 158. 


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

     Ivesia gordonii (Hook.) Torr. & Gray

     Horkelia gordonii Hook.
     Potentilla gordonii (Hook.) Greene

Common Name(s): Gordon ivesia, Gordon's ivesia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503218, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Ivesia
                                        Species: Ivesia gordonii


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.
05703 Achnatherum pinetorum      "pinewoods needlegrass" 1.6 mi. W
09849 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 1.2 mi. NW
05468 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 1.6 mi. W
05651 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" 1.6 mi. W
05020 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 1 mi. SW
14061 Arnica longifolia      "spearleaf arnica" 969 ft. NE
05334 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" 1.6 mi. W
05640 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.6 mi. W
05025 Aspidotis densa      "lace fern" 1 mi. SW
05029 Brickellia grandiflora      "tassel-flowered brickellbush" 1 mi. SW
05018 Calamagrostis canadensis  var. canadensis   "bluejoint" 1 mi. SW
09856 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 1.2 mi. NW
05019 Carex aquatilis      "water sedge" 1 mi. SW
05657 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" 1.6 mi. W
05349 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" 1.6 mi. W
05337 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 1.6 mi. W
05641 Cirsium eatonii      "Eaton's thistle" 1.6 mi. W
05343 Cryptogramma crispa  var. acrostichoides   "American parsley fern" 1.6 mi. W
05024 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 1 mi. SW
09857 Deschampsia elongata      "slender hairgrass" 1.2 mi. NW
09848 Draba crassifolia      "thick-leaf whitlow-cress" 1.2 mi. NW
05023 Elymus glaucus      "blue wildrye" 1 mi. SW
05658 Elymus glaucus  subsp. glaucus   "blue wildrye" 1.6 mi. W
14062 Epilobium alpinum      "alpine willowherb" 1507 ft. N
05346 Epilobium alpinum  var. alpinum  1.6 mi. W
05408 Epilobium angustifolium     1.6 mi. W
09860 Epilobium hornemannii  var. hornemannii   "Hornemann's willowherb" 1.2 mi. NW
05656 Erigeron arenarioides      "sand fleabane" 1.6 mi. W
14063 Erigeron coulteri      "large mountain fleabane" 1 mi. NW
05655 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.6 mi. W
09855 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" 1.2 mi. NW
05410 Erigeron subtrinervis      "three-nerved fleabane" 1.6 mi. W
09846 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. NW
05348 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. W
05344 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 1.6 mi. W
05351 Hieracium scouleri  var. griseum   "houndstongue hawkweed" 1.6 mi. W
05338 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1.6 mi. W
15941 Ivesia utahensis      "Utah mousetail" same section
09851 Leptosiphon nuttallii      "Nuttall's linanthus" 1.2 mi. NW
05407 Leptosiphon nuttallii      "Nuttall's linanthus" 1.6 mi. W
05345 Mimulus floribundus      "many-flowered monkeyflower" 1.6 mi. W
05347 Mimulus tilingii      "Tiling's monkeyflower" 1.6 mi. W
09859 Mitella pentandra      "fivestamen miterwort" 1.2 mi. NW
05336 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1.6 mi. W
09850 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1.2 mi. NW
05411 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 1.6 mi. W
09852 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1.2 mi. NW
05409 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" 1.6 mi. W
05652 Polygonum douglasii  var. douglasii  1.6 mi. W
05350 Polystichum lonchitis      "northern holly fern" 1.6 mi. W
05335 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" 1.6 mi. W
05653 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 1.6 mi. W
09854 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 1.2 mi. NW
09853 Saxifraga odontoloma      "brook saxifrage" 1.2 mi. NW
05642 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 1.6 mi. W
05342 Solidago parryi      "Parry's goldenrod" 1.6 mi. W
05031 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1 mi. SW
05017 Spiranthes romanzoffiana  var. romanzoffiana   "hooded ladies tresses" 1 mi. SW
05639 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. canbyi   "Canby's aster" 1.6 mi. W
09858 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. canbyi   "Canby's aster" 1.2 mi. NW
05032 Symphyotrichum novae-angliae      "New England aster" 1 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mineral Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1351 ft. S 10204  Dromedary Peak 
Mount Baldy (Summit) Utah County, UT 2152 ft. W 10932  Dromedary Peak 
Sugarloaf Mountain (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 2280 ft. E 10663  Brighton 
Secret Lake (Reservoir) Salt Lake County, UT 2819 ft. NE 9846  Brighton 
Mineral Flat Tunnels (Mine) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S 9531  Dromedary Peak 
Mineral Basin (Basin) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 9397  Dromedary Peak 
Alta Ski Area (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 1 mi. N 9338  Dromedary Peak 
Albion Basin (Basin) Salt Lake County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 9384  Brighton 
Devils Castle (Pillar) Salt Lake County, UT 0.8 mi. E 10854  Brighton 
Pittsburg Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 9416  Brighton 
Albion Alps (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 9285  Brighton 
Albion Basin (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 9285  Brighton 
Bog Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 8790  Brighton 
Silver Bell Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 9804  Dromedary Peak 
Sunday Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 9725  Brighton 
Albion Basin Campground (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 9479  Brighton 
Quincy Mines (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1.3 mi. N 8760  Dromedary Peak 
South Hecla Mine (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1.4 mi. N 8616  Dromedary Peak 
Collins Gulch (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Dromedary Peak 
Alta City Cemetery (Cemetery) Salt Lake County, UT 1.5 mi. N 8567  Dromedary Peak 


Taxon Links for species Ivesia gordonii  (Hook.) Torr. & 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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