Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01726 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Iris missouriensis Nutt.
Common name   Rocky Mountain iris
G. Ivers   s.n.  
Coll. Date 19 June 1995 
United States
Utah County
Locality 0.25 miles NW of the White River.
Habitat Notes Dark, marshy soil. 
Latitude Longitude 39° 51'  N, 111° 3'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Iris missouriensis Nutt.

     Iris longipetala Herbert
     Iris missouriensis var. arizonica (Dykes) R.C. Foster
     Iris missouriensis var. pelogonus (Goodding) R.C. Foster
     Iris pariensis Welsh
     Iris tolmieana Herbert

Common Name(s): Rocky Mountain iris, western blue flag, wild iris, wildiris.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=43221, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Iridaceae
                                    Genus: Iris
                                        Species: Iris missouriensis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01726s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01687s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02901s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07653s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01728 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" same section
14139 Ericameria nauseosa  var. oreophila  2.1 mi. NW
14138 Ericameria nauseosa  var. oreophila  2.1 mi. NW
01730 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" same section
01687 Iris missouriensis      "Rocky Mountain iris" 1.7 mi. N
14136 Lonicera involucrata      "twinberry honeysuckle" 2.1 mi. NW
01693 Potentilla arguta  var. convallaria   "cream prairie cinquefoil" 1.7 mi. N
01729 Potentilla fruticosa     same section
14137 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" 2.1 mi. NW
14134 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 2.1 mi. NW
14135 Salix eriocephala      "Missouri River willow" 2.1 mi. NW
01727 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" same section
01688 Sisyrinchium idahoense      "Idaho blue-eyed grass" 1.7 mi. N
01731 Sisyrinchium idahoense      "Idaho blue-eyed grass" same section
01724 Thelesperma subnudum      "Navajo tea greenthread" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sawmill Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 7904  Colton 
Wide Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 7937  Soldier Summit 
Joes Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 8573  Colton 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Colton 
Road Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N 8153  Soldier Summit 
Tabbyune Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Flat Ridge 
Tabbyune Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Flat Ridge 
Wing Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 8806  Colton 
Coddington Ranch (historical) (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N 7277  Soldier Summit 
Woods Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. E   Colton 
Aagard Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. N 8317  Soldier Summit 
Colton (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. E 7261  Colton 
White River (Stream) Utah County, UT 3 mi. E   Soldier Summit 
Dry Valley (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. W   Tucker 
Hunter Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. N 8445  Soldier Summit 
Indian Head Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. E 8665  Kyune 
Left Fork White River (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Tucker 
Right Fork White River (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Strawberry Reservoir SE 
Daniels Ranch (historical) (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 5.2 mi. N 7441  Soldier Summit 
Hale (historical) (Locale) Carbon County, UT 5 mi. SW 7586  Colton 


Taxon Links for species Iris missouriensis  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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