Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06167 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
RanunculaceaeRanunculaceaeRanunculaceae  
Species Ranunculus adoneus A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. alpinus (S. Watson) L.D. Benson
Common name   alpine buttercup
Collector(s)
James G. Harris   2535  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 30 July 1993 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Cascade Mountain, summit ridge;
     Elev.: 10791 ft. (3290 m.)
Habitat Notes alpine ridges and scree, limestone. 
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° 18'  16" N, 111° 35'  14" W
Township Range T6S, R3E, Sec. 15  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Ranunculus adoneus var. alpinus (S. Wats.) L. Benson

     Ranunculus eschscholtzii var. alpinus (S. Wats.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. alpinus S. Wats.

Common Name(s): alpine buttercup.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=194930, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Ranunculus
                                        Species: Ranunculus adoneus
                                            Variety: Ranunculus adoneus var. alpinus
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06167s2.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.
01994 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 2786 ft. N
06160 Aquilegia coerulea      "Colorado columbine" same section
06425 Arenaria nuttallii      "Nuttall's sandwort" same section
01891 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" 2786 ft. N
01825 Boechera lemmonii     2786 ft. N
01899 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 2786 ft. N
01283 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1.6 mi. E
06168 Collomia debilis      "alpine mountain trumpet" same section
01892 Collomia debilis      "alpine mountain trumpet" 2786 ft. N
01493 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 2.1 mi. NE
01894 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 2786 ft. N
01901 Epilobium alpinum  var. clavatum  2786 ft. N
02785 Eremogone ferrisiae      "Ferris' sandwort" 1.6 mi. E
06430 Erigeron compositus      "cut-leaf fleabane" same section
01887 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 2786 ft. N
06161 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" same section
01832 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 2786 ft. N
06423 Erigeron speciosus  var. mollis   "three-nerved fleabane" same section
01831 Erigeron subtrinervis      "three-nerved fleabane" 1946 ft. SW
01885 Erigeron subtrinervis      "three-nerved fleabane" 2786 ft. N
01900 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" 2786 ft. N
01491 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 2.1 mi. NE
01895 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 2786 ft. N
06424 Haplopappus acaulis  var. glabratus   "stemless goldenweed" same section
01886 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" 2786 ft. N
06166 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" same section
01893 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 2786 ft. N
00315 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" 1.6 mi. E
06431 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" same section
01890 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1946 ft. SW
06426 Lesquerella alpina      "western bladderpod" same section
01889 Ligusticum filicinum      "fernleaf licorice-root" 2786 ft. N
00354 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1.6 mi. E
01488 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 2.1 mi. NE
06429 Lupinus argenteus  var. rubricaulis   "red-stemmed silvery lupine" same section
01828 Minuartia nuttallii      "Nuttall's sandwort" 1946 ft. SW
01829 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 2786 ft. N
06164 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
01492 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  2.1 mi. NE
06162 Penstemon humilis  var. humilis   "low beardtongue" same section
06163 Penstemon montanus      "cord-root beardtongue" same section
01487 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" 2.1 mi. NE
01902 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" 2786 ft. N
01876 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" 2786 ft. N
01888 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 2786 ft. N
01490 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 2.1 mi. NE
15212 Sambucus caerulea     1.6 mi. SE
01826 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 2786 ft. N
06427 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
01824 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 2786 ft. N
01830 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 2786 ft. N
06170 Solidago multiradiata      "low goldenrod" same section
01489 Sphaeralcea munroana      "Munroe's globemallow" 2.1 mi. NE
06165 Synthyris laciniata      "western kittentails" same section
06428 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" same section
00279 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.6 mi. E

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cascade Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1089 ft. N 10817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Hope Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 6651  Bridal Veil Falls 
Frazier Trailer Park (Park) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 7947  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rock Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S 6907  Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 5948  Bridal Veil Falls 
Burnt Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Dry Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls Sky Ride (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 5499  Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Springville 
First Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
First Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Springville 
Upper Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. N 5817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Nunns (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 5154  Bridal Veil Falls 
Lost Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Bridal Veil Falls 
Canyon Glen (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 5049  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rotary Park Picnic Area (Park) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 5043  Bridal Veil Falls 
Canyon Glen Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 5004  Bridal Veil Falls 
Davis Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Bridal Veil Falls 
Squaw Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 7678  Bridal Veil Falls 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ranunculus adoneus  A. Gray

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+adoneus

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