Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 18029 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EricaceaeEricaceaeEricaceae  
Species Vaccinium scoparium Leiberg ex Coville
Common name   grouse whortleberry
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1898  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 03 September 2010 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wasatch County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Utah Highway 150, S of the Slate Gorge Overlook, E side of the road.
     Elev.: 8635 ft. (2632 m.)
Latitude Longitude 40° 36'  43.3" N, 110° 57'  42.6" 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: L5S1. 

Taxonomy


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

     Vaccinium scoparium Leib. ex Coville

Common Name(s): grouse whortleberry, grouseberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23613, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Ericales
                                Family: Ericaceae
                                    Genus: Vaccinium
                                        Species: Vaccinium scoparium
                                                                                            

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02380s1.jpg 
02380
specimen image: 02481s1.jpg 
02481
specimen image: 04660s1.jpg 
04660
specimen image: 07185s1.jpg 
07185
specimen image: 07264s1.jpg 
07264
specimen image: 07981s1.jpg 
07981
specimen image: 07995s1.jpg 
07995
specimen image: 09877s1.jpg 
09877

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02938 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1.5 mi. N
09532 Allium brevistylum      "short-styled wild onion" same section
14512 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 2247 ft. S
14766 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 2247 ft. S
14763 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 2179 ft. N
14427 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 2910 ft. N
15272 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 2693 ft. N
08988 Calystegia sepium      "hedge false bindweed" 1 mi. N
09530 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" same section
14429 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" same section
06566 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 2054 ft. N
08989 Chenopodium humile      "marshland goosefoot" 1 mi. N
14756 Chimaphila umbellata      "pipsissewa" same section
18033 Dasiphora fruticosa     1 mi. N
07924 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" same section
14759 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" same section
14420 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" same section
08990 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 1 mi. N
02939 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephant's head" 1.5 mi. N
14761 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
14433 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
02289 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 2381 ft. NE
14432 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" same section
14423 Pyrola asarifolia      "liverleaf wintergreen" same section
14425 Pyrola secunda     same section
18032 Ribes viscosissimum      "sticky currant" same section
14426 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  2910 ft. N
17887 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" same section
18031 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
08991 Salix geyeriana  var. geyeriana  1 mi. N
14762 Salix lucida      "shining willow" 2179 ft. N
17886 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" same section
14757 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" same section
10914 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" same section
14430 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" same section
14760 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" same section
17888 Vaccinium caespitosum     same section
14758 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" same section
14421 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" same section
14765 Vaccinium membranaceum      "thinleaf huckleberry" 2179 ft. N
14424 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
14764 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 2179 ft. N
14428 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 2910 ft. N
18030 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Smooth Rock Falls (Falls) Wasatch County, UT 0.6 mi. S 8501  Iron Mine Mountain 
Cobble Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. S   Iron Mine Mountain 
Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 0.8 mi. E 10086  Iron Mine Mountain 
Alexander Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.8 mi. W 9344  Iron Mine Mountain 
Cobblerest Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 8291  Iron Mine Mountain 
Slate Gorge (Valley) Summit County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Mirror Lake 
Spectacle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 9754  Mirror Lake 
Slate Gorge Overlook (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. N 9013  Mirror Lake 
Buckeye Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. N 9686  Mirror Lake 
Lambert Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. W 9528  Iron Mine Mountain 
Broadhead Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. E 9945  Iron Mine Mountain 
Trident Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9810  Mirror Lake 
Duchesne Monument (Pillar) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 8160  Iron Mine Mountain 
Iron Mine Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. S 10335  Iron Mine Mountain 
Blue Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9991  Mirror Lake 
Upper Provo Bridge Picnic Area (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9210  Mirror Lake 
West Portal (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 8157  Iron Mine Mountain 
Beth Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. N 9781  Mirror Lake 
West Portal Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. W 8445  Soapstone Basin 
Haystack Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. N 9945  Mirror Lake 

Links

Taxon Links for species Vaccinium scoparium  Leiberg ex Coville

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=Vaccinium+scoparium

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