Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18005 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Salix lucida Muhl.
Common name   shining willow
R. Van Buren   1874  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 27 August 2010 
United States
San Juan County
Locality southeastern slopes of the La Sal Mountains, La Sal Creek vicinity, along FR0208, NE of La Sal;
     Elev.: 7740 ft. (2359 m.)
Latitude Longitude 38° 22'  12.3" N, 109° 10'  48.9" 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 Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L6S2. 


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

     Salix lucida Muhl.

Common Name(s): shining willow.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22554, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01360s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02162s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02287s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05319s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10829 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 2651 ft. SE
10831 Chrysothamnus depressus      "dwarf rabbitbrush" 2651 ft. SE
10833 Cordylanthus parviflorus      "purple bird's-beak" 2651 ft. SE
10832 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" 2651 ft. SE
10874 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" 2651 ft. SE
10834 Eriogonum racemosum  var. racemosum   "redroot wild buckwheat" 2651 ft. SE
10830 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 2651 ft. SE
18006 Ribes leptanthum      "trumpet gooseberry" same section
18004 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" same section
18003 Salix monticola      "park willow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Beaver Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 0.6 mi. E   Mount Peale 
South Fork Beaver Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   Mount Peale 
Chicken Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 1 mi. SE   Mount Peale 
Doe Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. S   La Sal East 
La Sal Guard Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 7356  La Sal East 
Deer Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. W 8225  La Sal East 
Pine Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. S 7776  La Sal East 
Old La Sal (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 7162  La Sal East 
Pine Ridge Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. S 7586  La Sal East 
Hang Dog Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. E   Mount Peale 
Pole Spring Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. SE   La Sal East 
Canopy Gap (Gap) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. NE 8521  Mount Peale 
Coyote Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. W 8488  La Sal East 
Snowball Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 7189  La Sal East 
Deer Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. SE   La Sal East 
Pine Lodge Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 7025  Ray Mesa 
La Sal Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 4.7 mi. SW 7048  La Sal East 
Beaver Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. NW 9797  Mount Peale 
Canopy Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 8557  Mount Peale 
Medicine Lakes (Lake) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 9978  Mount Peale 


Taxon Links for species Salix lucida  Muhl.

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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