Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04063 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Artemisia scopulorum A. Gray
Common name   alpine sagebrush
J.G. Harris   2481  
Coll. Date 08 July 1992 
United States
Locality Uinta Mountains, E slope of Bald Mountain, near Moosehorn Lake.
     Elev.: 10168 ft. (3100 m.)
Habitat Notes subalpine meadows. 
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° 41'  43" N, 110° 53'  59" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Artemisia scopulorum Gray

Common Name(s): alpine sagebrush, dwarf sagebrush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35493, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Artemisia
                                        Species: Artemisia scopulorum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04063s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07179s3.jpg 
specimen image: 08109s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08796s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05646 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" 1.8 mi. W
05628 Agoseris glauca  var. cronquistii   "Cronquist's mountain dandelion" same section
04655 Agrostis humilis      "alpine bentgrass" same section
07830 Agrostis variabilis      "Ross' bentgrass" same section
05625 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" same section
07834 Angelica roseana      "rose angelica" same section
04065 Antennaria corymbosa      "flat-top pussytoes" same section
04077 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "white Colorado columbine" same section
18045 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi      "kinnikinnick" 2222 ft. SE
04696 Arenaria congesta      "ballhead sandwort" same section
07824 Arenaria hookeri      "Hooker's sandwort" same section
05616 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" same section
07835 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" same section
04726 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" same section
18152 Arnica parryi     1.1 mi. NW
04694 Aster sibiricus      "arctic aster" same section
04674 Campanula uniflora      "arctic bellflower" same section
05617 Carex capitata      "capitate sedge" same section
04774 Carex geyeri      "Geyer's sedge" 2340 ft. NW
07816 Carex leporinella      "Sierra hare sedge" same section
07833 Carex norvegica      "Norway sedge" same section
04652 Carex scirpoidea      "northern singlespike sedge" same section
07815 Carex scirpoidea  var. pseudoscirpoidea  same section
07828 Carex straminiformis      "Shasta sedge" same section
05618 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" same section
04716 Cirsium eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's thistle" same section
07826 Cryptogramma crispa  var. acrostichoides  same section
04673 Cryptogramma crispa  var. acrostichoides  same section
05620 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladderfern" same section
04071 Dodecatheon alpinum      "alpine shootingstar" same section
04654 Elymus salinus     same section
07814 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" same section
05627 Epilobium oregonense      "Oregon willowherb" same section
05623 Eremogone congesta  var. congesta  same section
04066 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" same section
04078 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" same section
05630 Erigeron ursinus      "Bear River fleabane" same section
05619 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. porteri  same section
05626 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow avalanche-lily" same section
07821 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" same section
04723 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" same section
14746 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 1.1 mi. SE
14417 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 1.2 mi. N
08006 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 2.2 mi. S
05647 Gentiana calycosa      "Rainier pleated gentian" 1.8 mi. W
07819 Gentiana calycosa      "Rainier pleated gentian" same section
04697 Gentianella amarella      "autumn dwarf gentian" same section
07831 Gentianella amarella      "autumn dwarf gentian" same section
07832 Hieracium triste  var. gracile   "slender hawkweed" same section
05766 Hieracium triste  var. gracile   "slender hawkweed" 1.8 mi. W
04079 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1724 ft. N
04676 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" same section
05643 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" same section
05622 Juncus drummondii      "Drummond's rush" same section
14419 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 1.2 mi. N
04070 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" same section
18043 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 1.2 mi. SE
11914 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 1.2 mi. SE
04675 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" same section
07817 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" same section
05650 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" 1.8 mi. W
07829 Luzula spicata      "spiked woodrush" same section
04067 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" same section
05648 Mitella pentandra      "fivestamen miterwort" 1.8 mi. W
03124 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1.3 mi. N
07818 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" same section
04069 Pedicularis bracteosa  var. paysoniana   "Payson's lousewort" same section
04698 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephanthead lousewort" same section
04072 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephanthead lousewort" same section
04672 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" same section
03075 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" same section
05645 Platanthera dilatata  var. leucostachys   "Sierra bog orchid" 1.8 mi. W
04692 Poa alpina      "alpine bluegrass" same section
04657 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
07827 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
04725 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
04076 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" same section
01569 Ranunculus eschscholtzii  var. eschscholtzii   "Eschscholtz's buttercup" same section
05614 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" same section
02286 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 1.5 mi. S
14748 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1.1 mi. SE
14414 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1.2 mi. N
14749 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.1 mi. SE
18044 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.2 mi. SE
18041 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.2 mi. SE
17889 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.2 mi. SE
07823 Selaginella densa      "lesser spikemoss" same section
05629 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" same section
04068 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section
05615 Sibbaldia procumbens      "creeping sibbaldia" same section
04689 Sibbaldia procumbens      "creeping sibbaldia" same section
07825 Silene acaulis  var. subacaulescens   "moss campion" same section
07822 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" same section
05644 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
07820 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
05659 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
04695 Solidago nana      "dwarf goldenrod" same section
04724 Stellaria longipes      "meadow starwort" same section
04693 Trifolium parryi      "Parry's clover" same section
05624 Trifolium parryi      "Parry's clover" same section
07806 Trisetum spicatum      "spike trisetum" same section
04656 Trisetum spicatum      "spike trisetum" same section
04658 Trisetum wolfii      "Wolf's trisetum" same section
14744 Vaccinium       "blueberry" 1.1 mi. SE
14416 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.2 mi. N
18048 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.2 mi. N
18046 Vaccinium myrtillus      "whortleberry" 1.2 mi. N
18132 Vaccinium myrtillus     same section
14747 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 1.1 mi. SE
14415 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 1.2 mi. N
18047 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1.2 mi. N
18042 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1.2 mi. SE
15277 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1.2 mi. SE
03072 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" same section
14745 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1.1 mi. SE
14418 Vaccinium uliginosum  var. occidentale  1.2 mi. N
05649 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" 1.8 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bald Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 1492 ft. N 11598  Mirror Lake 
Wilderness Area Overlook (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1693 ft. SE 10443  Mirror Lake 
Moosehorn Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1795 ft. E 10388  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 2487 ft. S 10785  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 2597 ft. S 10516  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain Trailhead Picnic Area (Locale) Summit County, UT 2496 ft. SW 10794  Mirror Lake 
Moosehorn Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 2285 ft. E 10358  Mirror Lake 
Bald Mountain Overlook (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 0.6 mi. S 10749  Mirror Lake 
Emerald Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 0.7 mi. N 10289  Mirror Lake 
Mirror Lake Guard Station (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 10043  Mirror Lake 
Fehr Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 10270  Mirror Lake 
Mirror Lake Recreation Site (Park) Duchesne County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 10023  Mirror Lake 
Mirror Lake Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 10004  Mirror Lake 
Reids Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 1 mi. NW 11388  Mirror Lake 
Murdock Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 1.1 mi. S 11188  Mirror Lake 
Pass Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.2 mi. N 10092  Mirror Lake 
Mirror Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 10069  Mirror Lake 
Pass Lake Trailhead (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. N 10138  Mirror Lake 
Reids Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 1.5 mi. N 10010  Mirror Lake 
Clegg Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. W 10499  Mirror Lake 


Taxon Links for species Artemisia scopulorum  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

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