Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05320 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ranunculus cardiophyllus Hook.
Common name   heart-leaf buttercup
Donna M. Barnes   795  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 05 June 2001 
United States
Locality Mill Creek Hillow, ca 1 mile above Mill Hollow Reservoir;
     Elev.: 9298 ft. (2835 m.)
Habitat Notes snow melt area, soft wet soil. 
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° 28'  44" N, 111° 7'  19" W
Township Range T4S, R7E, Sec. 11  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Ranunculus cardiophyllus Hook.

     Ranunculus cardiophyllus var. subsagittatus (Gray) L. Benson
     Ranunculus cardiophyllus var. typicus L. Benson

Common Name(s): heartleaf buttercup, heart-leaf buttercup.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18597, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Ranunculus
                                        Species: Ranunculus cardiophyllus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05320s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02903s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03438s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04111s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07889 Agoseris glauca  var. cronquistii   "Cronquist's mountain dandelion" same section
07892 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
07871 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 1.2 mi. W
07880 Carex lenticularis  var. lipocarpa   "Kellogg's sedge" 1 mi. SE
07860 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 1.2 mi. W
07858 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 1.2 mi. W
07870 Catabrosa aquatica      "water whorlgrass" 1.2 mi. W
07861 Cerastium fontanum  subsp. vulgare   "big mouse-ear chickweed" 1.2 mi. W
07894 Chenopodium glaucum  var. salinum  same section
07856 Cirsium arvense      "Canada thistle" 1.2 mi. W
07857 Cirsium pulcherrimum      "Wyoming thistle" 1.2 mi. W
07888 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
07893 Draba albertina      "slender draba" same section
07887 Epilobium alpinum  var. alpinum  same section
07879 Eurybia integrifolia      "thick stem aster" 1 mi. SE
07867 Galium multiflorum  var. multiflorum  1.2 mi. W
07868 Gayophytum diffusum      "spreading groundsmoke" 1.2 mi. W
07874 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 1.2 mi. W
07859 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  1.2 mi. W
05318 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 307 ft. NE
07881 Lupinus argenteus  var. argentatus   "silvery lupine" 1 mi. SE
07878 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" 1 mi. SE
07876 Marchantia polymorpha     1.2 mi. W
07890 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" same section
07872 Mimulus tilingii      "Tiling's monkeyflower" 1.2 mi. W
05323 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
07891 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
07885 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" same section
05321 Ranunculus alismifolius  var. montanus   "waterplantain buttercup" same section
07886 Ranunculus inamoenus      "graceful buttercup" same section
07862 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" 1.2 mi. W
07863 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 1.2 mi. W
07864 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" 1.2 mi. W
07884 Senecio eremophilus  var. kingii   "King's ragwort" same section
07873 Stellaria umbellata      "umbrella starwort" 1.2 mi. W
07869 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. utahensis   "Utah snowberry" 1.2 mi. W
07865 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. parryi   "Parry's aster" 1.2 mi. W
07882 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section
07866 Trifolium repens      "white clover" 1.2 mi. W
07883 Trisetum spicatum      "spike trisetum" same section
07875 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" 1.2 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Hollow Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 8898  Wolf Creek Summit 
Mill Hollow Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 8836  Wolf Creek Summit 
Mill Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 8806  Wolf Creek Summit 
Duchesne Ridge (Ridge) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 9666  Wolf Creek Summit 
Lake Fork (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Heber Mountain 
Death Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Wolf Creek Summit 
Dip Vat Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Heber Mountain 
Yellow Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 9761  Wolf Creek Summit 
Willow Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Soapstone Basin 
Mill Hollow Granite School Center (School) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. E 8869  Wolf Creek Summit 
Camp Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Wolf Creek Summit 
Corral Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Wolf Creek Summit 
Shale Ridge (Ridge) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 9669  Wolf Creek Summit 
East Fork Mill Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Wolf Creek Summit 
Campbell Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Wolf Creek Summit 
Mill Hollow Guard Station (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 8511  Wolf Creek Summit 
Bear Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Heber Mountain 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. NW   Heber Mountain 
Sandstone Basin (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 9256  Wolf Creek Summit 
Beef Pasture (Area) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 8458  Wolf Creek Summit 


Taxon Links for species Ranunculus cardiophyllus  Hook.

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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