Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04175 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ranunculus andersonii A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. juniperinus (M.E. Jones) S.L. Welsh
Donna M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 30 March 2000 
United States
Washington County
Locality Leeds Creek, about two miles up road.
Habitat Notes N facing slope, steep rock face. 
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 37° 17'  38" N, 113° 24'  41" W
Township Range T40S, R14W  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 5' (9200 m.)
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).


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

     Ranunculus andersonii var. tenellus S. Wats.

     Ranunculus andersonii var. juniperinus (M.E. Jones) Welsh
     Ranunculus juniperinus M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Anderson buttercup, Anderson's buttercup, desert buttercup.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=194938, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Ranunculus
                                        Species: Ranunculus andersonii
                                            Variety: Ranunculus andersonii var. tenellus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04175s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03951s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12746e1.jpg 
specimen image: 12746c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12746s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12746g1.jpg 
specimen image: 15919s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04177 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" same section
08749 Opuntia chlorotica      "dollarjoint pricklypear" 713 ft. S
14832 Rhamnus betulifolia      "birchleaf buckthorn" same section
14589 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1.5 mi. NE
14590 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1.5 mi. NE
11957 Vitis arizonica      "canyon grape" 1.3 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ash Grove Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1150 ft. NW 5473  Signal Peak 
Horse Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NW   Signal Peak 
Spirit Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NW   Signal Peak 
Jones Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Signal Peak 
Cedar Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. E 5588  Signal Peak 
Mud Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W 5506  Signal Peak 
Pig Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Signal Peak 
Big Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Signal Peak 
Italian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. E 4564  Signal Peak 
Jones Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 6188  Signal Peak 
Maple Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2 mi. W 6027  Signal Peak 
Blake Harmony Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 6247  Signal Peak 
Highline Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. N 6802  Signal Peak 
Danish Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. S 4226  Signal Peak 
Dan Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N 7264  Signal Peak 
Three Pine Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Signal Peak 
Oak Grove Recreation Area (Park) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 6500  Signal Peak 
Oak Grove Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 6519  Signal Peak 
Columbine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3 mi. NW 7215  Signal Peak 
Italian Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. SE   Pintura 


Taxon Links for species Ranunculus andersonii  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

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