Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17831 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt.
Common name   Canada buffaloberry
R. Van Buren   1700  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 27 July 2007 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Wasatch Plateau, Ephraim Canyon, Lake Hill Campground.
     Elev.: 8366 ft. (2550 m.)
Latitude Longitude 39° 19'  38" N, 111° 29'  52" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L5S1. 


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

     Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt.

     Elaeagnus canadensis (L.) A. Nels.
     Lepargyrea canadensis (L.) Greene

Common Name(s): russet buffaloberry, russet buffalo-berry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27779, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rhamnales
                                Family: Elaeagnaceae
                                    Genus: Shepherdia
                                        Species: Shepherdia canadensis


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.
03732 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" 1.2 mi. W
03708 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.2 mi. W
03729 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.2 mi. W
07050 Beckmannia syzigachne      "American sloughgrass" same section
03710 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 1.2 mi. W
03698 Dodecatheon pulchellum  var. pulchellum   "darkthroat shootingstar" 1.2 mi. W
07055 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" same section
07051 Glyceria borealis      "boreal mannagrass" same section
03713 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.2 mi. W
03714 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1.2 mi. W
03711 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  1.2 mi. W
03725 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. laetivirens   "plateau vetchling" 1.2 mi. W
03727 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. laetivirens   "plateau vetchling" 1.2 mi. W
07053 Medicago sativa      "alfalfa" same section
03724 Microseris nutans      "nodding silverpuffs" 1.2 mi. W
09559 Oenothera flava      "yellow evening primrose" 1.6 mi. W
03721 Oenothera flava  var. flava   "yellow evening primrose" 1.2 mi. W
06950 Onobrychis viciifolia      "sainfoin" same section
03699 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" 1.2 mi. W
03728 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" 1.2 mi. W
07052 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" same section
06949 Ranunculus inamoenus      "graceful buttercup" same section
03736 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1 mi. NE
06952 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  same section
03738 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1 mi. NE
03737 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1 mi. NE
07049 Sium suave      "hemlock water parsnip" same section
03722 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" same section
03697 Stellaria jamesiana     1.2 mi. W
03712 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 1 mi. NE
15905 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 1 mi. NE
07054 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. parryi   "Parry's aster" same section
03723 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1.2 mi. W
06951 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
03735 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1.2 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lake Hill Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 240 ft. SW 8445  Danish Knoll 
Great Basin Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 8846  Danish Knoll 
White Ledge Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Danish Knoll 
Left Fork Cotton Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Danish Knoll 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. N 7130  Ephraim 
The Big Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9157  Danish Knoll 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 10378  Danish Knoll 
Bluebell Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 8895  Danish Knoll 
New Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Danish Knoll 
Maple Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Danish Knoll 
Flat Iron Point (Cliff) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. E 9889  Danish Knoll 
Mud Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 8819  Danish Knoll 
Freds Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. NE 9069  Danish Knoll 
Dusterburgs Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. N 8862  Danish Knoll 
White Ledge (Bench) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. NE 9462  Danish Knoll 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Danish Knoll 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. W 8439  Ephraim 
Rock Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Danish Knoll 
Middle Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. S 10453  Danish Knoll 
Philadelphia Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 9984  Danish Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Shepherdia canadensis  (L.) Nutt.

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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