Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 18077 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CaprifoliaceaeCaprifoliaceaeCaprifoliaceae  
Species Symphoricarpos oreophilus A. Gray
Common name   mountain snowberry
Collector(s)
Steve Hegji   0234  
Coll. Date 07 September 2013 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Tooele County
Locality Sheeprock Mountains, Harker Canyon;
     Elev.: 6560 ft. (2000 m.)
Habitat Notes north facing grassy foothill with sage, rabbitbrush, and burned out Juniper. 
Latitude Longitude 39° 59'  6.12" N, 112° 28'  31.67" 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):

     Symphoricarpos oreophilus Gray

Common Name(s): mountain snowberry, whortleleaf snowberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35338, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Dipsacales
                                Family: Caprifoliaceae
                                    Genus: Symphoricarpos
                                        Species: Symphoricarpos oreophilus
                                                                                            

Images

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      "western monkshood" 1.2 mi. SE
15854 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" 1644 ft. N
15897 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" 1655 ft. N
15898 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1634 ft. N
18079 Angelica wheeleri      "Wheeler's angelica" 2551 ft. SE
15926 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" 1.2 mi. SE
15928 Arenaria lanuginosa      "spreading sandwort" 1.2 mi. SE
15940 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" same section
18082 Aster ascendens      "western aster" same section
15911 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" same section
15853 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1603 ft. N
15946 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. hololeucus   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" 1 mi. SE
15852 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" 2234 ft. N
18080 Epilobium halleanum      "glandular willowherb" 2554 ft. SE
18086 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" 1.2 mi. SE
15896 Eremogone loisiae      "Lois' sandwort" 2268 ft. N
15943 Eriogonum microthecum      "slender wild buckwheat" 2117 ft. N
15947 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" 2312 ft. SE
15912 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" 2521 ft. SE
18081 Helianthus annuus      "common sunflower" 1 mi. SE
15909 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" same section
15910 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" same section
18084 Marchantia polymorpha     1.1 mi. SE
15945 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" 1.2 mi. SE
15927 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.2 mi. SE
15895 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 2561 ft. N
15944 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1991 ft. N
18078 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 963 ft. SE
18083 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 1.1 mi. SE
15855 Salix       "willow" 2202 ft. N
15899 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" 2202 ft. N
18085 Salix eriocephala  var. watsonii  1.2 mi. SE
15924 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" same section
18076 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" 1571 ft. N
15908 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Harker Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2287 ft. N   Erickson Knoll 
Lion Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6890  Erickson Knoll 
Dutch Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. S 8816  Dutch Peak 
Lion Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6716  Erickson Knoll 
Sheeprock Mountains (Range) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8114  Dutch Peak 
Black Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. S 8882  Dutch Peak 
Wasatch National Forest-Vernon Division (Forest) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. E 6119  Dutch Peak 
Grove Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Dutch Peak 
Greens Ridge (Ridge) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. S 8327  Dutch Peak 
North Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. N 6086  Lookout Pass 
Snow Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Dutch Peak 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. W 8816  Erickson Knoll 
Upper Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 8140  Erickson Knoll 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Benmore Experiment Station (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 5975  Vernon 
Benmore Guard Station (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 5965  Vernon 
Benmore (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 5965  Vernon 
Lower Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 7740  Erickson Knoll 
Benmore Experimental Pastures (Flat) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. NE 5791  Vernon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Symphoricarpos oreophilus  A. 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

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Symphoricarpos+oreophilus

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