Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04491 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pterospora andromedea Nutt.
Common name   woodland pinedrops
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with D. Carter, D.M. Barnes, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 26 July 2000 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Elk Ridge road, S of Abajo Peak, [S of Duck Lake].
     Elev.: 8600 ft. (2622 m.)
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° 47'  N, 109° 46'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Pterospora andromedea Nutt.

Common Name(s): giant pinedrops, woodland pinedrops.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23787, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Ericales
                                Family: Monotropaceae
                                    Genus: Pterospora
                                        Species: Pterospora andromedea


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04491s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06379s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04473 Arnica longifolia      "spearleaf arnica" 2.1 mi. N
04466 Cerastium fontanum  subsp. vulgare   "big mouse-ear chickweed" 2.1 mi. N
04465 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" 2.1 mi. N
04481 Polygonum persicaria      "spotted ladysthumb" 2.1 mi. N
04474 Symphyotrichum spathulatum      "western mountain aster" 2.1 mi. N
04528 Utricularia vulgaris     2.1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Poso Pasture (Flat) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. N 8488  Poison Canyon 
North Notch Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. S 8550  Poison Canyon 
Chimney Park (Flat) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 7753  Poison Canyon 
Chimney Park (Area) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 7356  Poison Canyon 
Duck Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. N 8698  Poison Canyon 
Duck Lake Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. N 8708  Poison Canyon 
Redd Pasture (Flat) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. NW 8540  Poison Canyon 
North Elk Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. N 8770  Poison Canyon 
The Notch (Gap) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7491  Kigalia Point 
Gooseberry Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8537  Poison Canyon 
Drift Trail Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Poison Canyon 
Horse Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7123  Chippean Rocks 
East Point (Cape) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. S 8563  Cream Pots 
Black Bean Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. E 6683  Chippean Rocks 
Avalanche Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. E 6713  Chippean Rocks 
Scorup Cabin Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. W 7261  Poison Canyon 
Deadman Point (Cape) Grand County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 8695  Poison Canyon 
Horse Pasture Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Poison Canyon 
Sego Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. N 8750  Poison Canyon 
Sego Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 4 mi. N 8741  Poison Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Pterospora andromedea  Nutt.

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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