Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01693 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Potentilla arguta Pursh
Infraspecific    var. convallaria (Rydb.) T. Wolf
Common name   cream prairie cinquefoil
S. Freeman   s.n.  
Coll. Date 26 June 1995 
United States
Utah County
Locality along roadside of Highway 6, 1-3 miles S of Soldier Summit.
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 39° 52'  29" N, 111° 3'  19" W
Township Range T11S, R8E, Sec. 8  
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).


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

     Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria (Rydb.) Keck

     Potentilla arguta var. convallaria (Rydb.) T. Wolf
     Potentilla convallaria Rydb.

Common Name(s): cream cinquefoil.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24694, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Potentilla
                                        Species: Potentilla arguta
                                            Subspecies: Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01693s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07765s3.jpg 
specimen image: 08141s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01728 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 1.7 mi. S
14139 Ericameria nauseosa  var. oreophila  1.1 mi. W
14138 Ericameria nauseosa  var. oreophila  1.1 mi. W
01730 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 1.7 mi. S
01687 Iris missouriensis      "Rocky Mountain iris" same section
01726 Iris missouriensis      "Rocky Mountain iris" 1.7 mi. S
14136 Lonicera involucrata      "twinberry honeysuckle" 1.1 mi. W
01729 Potentilla fruticosa     1.7 mi. S
14137 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" 1.1 mi. W
14134 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 1.1 mi. W
14135 Salix eriocephala      "Missouri River willow" 1.1 mi. W
01727 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 1.7 mi. S
01688 Sisyrinchium idahoense      "Idaho blue-eyed grass" same section
01731 Sisyrinchium idahoense      "Idaho blue-eyed grass" 1.7 mi. S
01724 Thelesperma subnudum      "Navajo tea greenthread" 1.7 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wide Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 7937  Soldier Summit 
Sawmill Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 7904  Colton 
Tabbyune Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N   Flat Ridge 
Tabbyune Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N   Flat Ridge 
Coddington Ranch (historical) (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 7277  Soldier Summit 
Road Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 8153  Soldier Summit 
Aagard Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 8317  Soldier Summit 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Colton 
Wing Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. W 8806  Colton 
Joes Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 8573  Colton 
Woods Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Colton 
Colton (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 7261  Colton 
Right Fork White River (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Strawberry Reservoir SE 
Left Fork White River (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Tucker 
Hunter Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 8445  Soldier Summit 
Daniels Ranch (historical) (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. N 7441  Soldier Summit 
Soldier Summit (Populated Place) Wasatch County, UT 3.9 mi. N 7464  Soldier Summit 
Indian Head Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. E 8665  Kyune 
White River (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. SE   Soldier Summit 
Dry Valley (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Tucker 


Taxon Links for species Potentilla arguta  Pursh

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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