Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 03924 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EricaceaeEricaceaeEricaceae  
Species Gaultheria humifusa (Graham) Rydb.
Common name   alpine spicywintergreen
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with D.M. Barnes
Coll. Date 18 September 1999 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Summit County
Locality wet meadow on N side of Highway 150 about 10 miles W of Bald Mt. Trail head.
    
Habitat Notes wet meadow, other vegetation, mostly grasses. on, around a rock. 
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° 37'  54" N, 110° 54'  41" W
Township Range T2S, R9E,  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Gaultheria humifusa (Graham) Rydb.

Common Name(s): alpine spicywintergreen, western wintergreen.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23654, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03924s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04699s1.jpg 
04699
specimen image: 08006s1.jpg 
08006

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02303 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" same section
01570 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" same section
02236 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" same section
04597 Danthonia intermedia      "timber oatgrass" 2.2 mi. SE
04596 Deschampsia cespitosa  subsp. cespitosa   "tufted hairgrass" 2.2 mi. SE
04594 Luzula spicata      "spiked woodrush" 2.2 mi. SE
04593 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" 2.2 mi. SE
16808 Poa glauca  subsp. glauca   "Greenland bluegrass" 2.2 mi. SE
04598 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 2.2 mi. SE
03926 Sedum rhodanthum     same section
04592 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" 2.2 mi. SE
01578 Trollius albiflorus     same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
East Portal Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Duchesne County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 8347  Iron Mine Mountain 
Broadhead Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 9945  Iron Mine Mountain 
East Portal (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 8160  Iron Mine Mountain 
Tarwood Flat (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. E 8275  Mirror Lake 
Little Deer Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Mirror Lake 
Pyramid Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.6 mi. N 9705  Mirror Lake 
Cataract Gorge (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 1.6 mi. SE   Iron Mine Mountain 
Broadwater Meadows (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 9544  Mirror Lake 
Broadhead Meadows (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 9515  Mirror Lake 
Mount Cardwell (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. N 10696  Mirror Lake 
Joan Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. N 10060  Mirror Lake 
Blizzard Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. N 10306  Mirror Lake 
Echo Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.4 mi. N 9748  Mirror Lake 
Upper Provo Bridge Picnic Area (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 9210  Mirror Lake 
Gem Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.6 mi. N 10086  Mirror Lake 
Slate Gorge Overlook (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.1 mi. W 9013  Mirror Lake 
Slate Gorge (Valley) Summit County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Mirror Lake 
Provo River Falls Overlook (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 9433  Mirror Lake 
Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 10086  Iron Mine Mountain 
Provo River Falls (Falls) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 9348  Mirror Lake 

Links

Taxon Links for species Gaultheria humifusa  (Graham) Rydb.

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=Gaultheria+humifusa

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