Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06005 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
RanunculaceaeRanunculaceaeRanunculaceae  
Species Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh
Common name   alkali buttercup
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2073  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 09 June 2001 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Sevier County
Locality Highway 72, mile marker 22, S of Birch Spring, Paradise Valley Lake. 
 
Elev.: 7960 ft. (2427 m.)
Habitat Notes Heavy clay soil, wet lake margin, well grazed. 
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 38° 36'  N, 111° 27'  W
Township Range T25S, R4E, Sec. 23  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh

     Cyrtorhyncha cymbalaria ssp. alpina (Hook.) A.& D. Löve
     Halerpestes cymbalaria (Pursh) Greene
     Halerpestes cymbalaria ssp. saximontana (Fern.) Moldenke
     Ranunculus cymbalaria var. alpinus Hook.
     Ranunculus cymbalaria ssp. saximontanus (Fern.) Thorne
     Ranunculus cymbalaria var. saximontanus Fern.
     Ranunculus cymbalaria var. typicus L. Benson

Common Name(s): alkali buttercup, shore buttercup.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18600, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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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.
06007 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" same section
06004 Astragalus bisulcatus  var. haydenianus   "Hayden's two-grooved milkvetch" same section
06012 Carex brunnescens      "brownish sedge" same section
06008 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
06014 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
06010 Erigeron aphanactis  var. aphanactis   "rayless shaggy fleabane" same section
06013 Penstemon ophianthus      "twisted-anther beardtongue" same section
06016 Penstemon watsonii      "Watson's beardtongue" same section
06011 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
06009 Triglochin maritima      "seaside arrowgrass" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Birch Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 8386  Geyser Peak 
Hogan Pass (Gap) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. W 8826  Geyser Peak 
Water Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Johns Peak 
Willow Basin (Basin) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 8501  Geyser Peak 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Johns Peak 
Pine Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. W 8954  Geyser Peak 
Birch Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Geyser Peak 
Desert View Area (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 8796  Geyser Peak 
Paradise Valley (Basin) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. N 7920  Johns Peak 
Oles Pond (Lake) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 9308  Geyser Peak 
Paradise Valley Lake (Lake) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. N 7920  Johns Peak 
Meadow Gulch Salt Gulch Trail (Trail) Sevier County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 9394  Geyser Peak 
Solomon Basin (Basin) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. S 8120  Geyser Peak 
Solomon Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.6 mi. S 8229  Geyser Peak 
Morrell Pond (Lake) Sevier County, UT 3.7 mi. S 7983  Geyser Peak 
Farrell Pond (Lake) Sevier County, UT 4 mi. S 8327  Geyser Peak 
Elk Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 3.9 mi. N 8557  Johns Peak 
The Frying Pan (Flat) Sevier County, UT 3.9 mi. N 8065  Johns Peak 
North Last Chance Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Hilgard Mountain 
South Last Chance Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Hilgard Mountain 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ranunculus cymbalaria  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Ranunculus+cymbalaria

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