Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05649 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Veronica wormskjoldii Roem. & Schult.
Common name   American alpine speedwell
Donna M. Barnes   1022  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 16 July 2001 
United States
Summit County
Locality about 1 mile NE of Mirror Lake, Highway 150, E side.
     Elev.: 10242 ft. (3123 m.)
Habitat Notes small pond, boggy area, fir community. 
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° 42'  N, 110° 52'  W
Township Range T4N, R20W, Sec. 34  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Veronica wormskjoldii Roemer & J.A. Schultes

     Veronica alpina var. alterniflora Fern.
     Veronica alpina var. cascadensis Fern.
     Veronica alpina var. geminiflora Fern.
     Veronica alpina var. nutans (Bong.) Boivin
     Veronica alpina var. terrae-novae Fern.
     Veronica alpina var. unalaschcensis Cham. & Schlecht.
     Veronica nutans Bong.
     Veronica stelleri var. glabrescens HultÚn
     Veronica wormskjoldii ssp. alterniflora (Fern.) Pennell

Common Name(s): American alpine speedwell.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33426, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Veronica
                                        Species: Veronica wormskjoldii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05649s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05646 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" same section
04077 Aquilegia coerulea      "Colorado columbine" 1.6 mi. E
18152 Arnica parryi      "Parry's arnica" 1 mi. E
04063 Artemisia scopulorum      "alpine sagebrush" 1 mi. E
04774 Carex geyeri      "Geyer's sedge" 1.4 mi. E
04064 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 1 mi. E
04377 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 1.6 mi. NE
04071 Dodecatheon alpinum      "alpine shootingstar" 1 mi. E
04078 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" 1.6 mi. E
04066 Erigeron peregrinus      "subalpine fleabane" 1 mi. E
14417 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 1.7 mi. NE
05647 Gentiana calycosa      "mountain bog gentian" same section
05766 Hieracium triste  var. gracile   "slender hawkweed" same section
04079 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1.6 mi. E
04070 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 1 mi. E
14419 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 1.7 mi. NE
14742 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 1.5 mi. N
05650 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" same section
04067 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" 1 mi. E
05648 Mitella pentandra      "fivestamen miterwort" same section
03124 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1.7 mi. NE
04069 Pedicularis bracteosa  var. paysoniana   "Payson's towering lousewort" 1 mi. E
04072 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephant's head" 1 mi. E
04376 Pedicularis racemosa  var. alba   "sickle-top lousewort" 1.6 mi. NE
04374 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1.6 mi. NE
05645 Platanthera dilatata  var. leucostachys   "Sierra bog orchid" same section
04076 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" 1.6 mi. E
14414 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1.7 mi. NE
04068 Senecio integerrimus      "Columbia ragwort" 1 mi. E
18048 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.7 mi. NE
14416 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.7 mi. NE
14741 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.5 mi. N
18046 Vaccinium myrtillus      "whortleberry" 1.7 mi. NE
18132 Vaccinium myrtillus      "whortleberry" 1.3 mi. SE
14415 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 1.7 mi. NE
18047 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1.7 mi. NE
14740 Vaccinium uliginosum  var. occidentale  1.5 mi. N
14418 Vaccinium uliginosum  var. occidentale  1.7 mi. NE
04375 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" 1.6 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Blythe Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2779 ft. NW 9918  Hayden Peak 
Scudder Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 0.7 mi. E 10060  Hayden Peak 
Bonnie Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 10115  Mirror Lake 
Tadpole Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.1 mi. N 10161  Hayden Peak 
Mirror Lake Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 0.9 mi. W 10004  Mirror Lake 
Maba Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.2 mi. S 9912  Hayden Peak 
Bud Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.2 mi. N 10233  Hayden Peak 
Mirror Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1 mi. W 10069  Mirror Lake 
Wyman Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 9768  Hayden Peak 
Mirror Lake Recreation Site (Park) Duchesne County, UT 1 mi. W 10023  Mirror Lake 
Shepard Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.4 mi. S 9984  Hayden Peak 
Hoover Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.4 mi. S 9905  Hayden Peak 
Butterfly Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. N 10352  Hayden Peak 
Mirror Lake Guard Station (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.1 mi. W 10043  Mirror Lake 
Butterfly Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. N 10352  Hayden Peak 
Fehr Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 10270  Mirror Lake 
Hayden Pass (Gap) Summit County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10361  Hayden Peak 
Castle Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10325  Mirror Lake 
Highline Trail Head Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. N 10355  Hayden Peak 
Scout Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 10292  Mirror Lake 


Taxon Links for species Veronica wormskjoldii  Roem. & Schult.

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

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