Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06082 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Geum triflorum Pursh
Infraspecific    var. ciliatum (Pursh) Fassett
Common name   old man's whiskers
Donna M. Barnes   1185  
Coll. Date 18 June 2001 
United States
Iron County
Locality Highway 143, just south of Brian Head, [Markagunt Plateau, Bear Flat];
     Elev.: 10000 ft. (3049 m.)
Habitat Notes wet alpine meadow, dark moist 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 37° 40'  55" N, 112° 51'  22" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Geum triflorum var. ciliatum (Pursh) Fassett

     Erythrocoma ciliata Pursh
     Geum ciliatum Pursh
     Sieversia ciliata (Pursh) G. Don

Common Name(s): old man's whiskers.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195841, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Geum
                                        Species: Geum triflorum
                                            Variety: Geum triflorum var. ciliatum


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.
15618 Agoseris glauca  var. dasycephala   "short mountain dandelion" 1.5 mi. SW
14290 Artemisia cana  subsp. viscidula   "silver sagebrush" 140 ft. E
14298 Dasiphora fruticosa      "shrubby cinquefoil" 2 mi. SW
14304 Ericameria discoidea      "whitestem goldenbush" 1.9 mi. SW
06079 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" same section
06034 Eriogonum panguicense  var. alpestre   "Cedar Breaks wild buckwheat" 1.8 mi. SW
06076 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
06077 Ipomopsis spicata  subsp. tridactyla   "spiked gilia" same section
14305 Pinus longaeva      "Great Basin bristlecone pine" same section
06075 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  same section
14306 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
14297 Salix arizonica      "Arizona willow" 2 mi. SW
06074 Salix glauca  var. villosa   "grayleaf willow" same section
06078 Trifolium longipes      "summer clover" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bear Flat (Flat) Iron County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 9823  Brian Head 
Navajo Point (Summit) Iron County, UT 0.6 mi. NW 10535  Brian Head 
Brian Head (Populated Place) Iron County, UT 0.8 mi. N 9777  Brian Head 
Navajo Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 1.3 mi. N 9922  Brian Head 
Brian Head Ski Area (Locale) Iron County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 10299  Brian Head 
Mammoth Summit (Summit) Iron County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 10440  Brian Head 
Brian Head (Summit) Iron County, UT 1.4 mi. E 11306  Brian Head 
Snow Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 1.7 mi. S 9544  Brian Head 
Adams Barrier (Ridge) Iron County, UT 1.9 mi. S 9600  Brian Head 
Orange Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2 mi. S 9895  Brian Head 
Rattlesnake Creek Trail (Trail) Iron County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 8983  Flanigan Arch 
North View (Populated Place) Iron County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 10440  Brian Head 
Stud Flat (Flat) Iron County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 8859  Flanigan Arch 
Highleap Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Brian Head 
The Highleap (Cliff) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. S 9292  Brian Head 
Labyrinth Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Brian Head 
Third House Flat (Flat) Iron County, UT 2.4 mi. N 9479  Flanigan Arch 
Lavender Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Brian Head 
Cedar Breaks National Monument (Park) Iron County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8570  Brian Head 
Columbine Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 9869  Brian Head 


Taxon Links for species Geum triflorum  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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