Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06638 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Potentilla gracilis Douglas ex Hook.
Infraspecific    var. fastigiata (Nutt.) S. Watson
Common name   slender cinquefoil
J.G. Harris   2645  
Coll. Date 19 July 1994 
United States
Locality La Sal Mountains, near Warner Lake Campground.
     Elev.: 9381 ft. (2860 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-fir comm. 
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° 31'  N, 109° 16'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata (Nutt.) S. Wats.

     Potentilla angustata Rydb.
     Potentilla blasckeana Turcz. ex Lehm.
     Potentilla blasckeana var. permollis (Rydb.) Wolf
     Potentilla etomentosa Rydb.
     Potentilla etomentosa var. hallii (Rydb.) Abrams
     Potentilla fastigiata Nutt.
     Potentilla glomerata A. Nels.
     Potentilla gracilis var. blasckeana (Turcz. ex Lehm.) Jepson
     Potentilla gracilis var. glabrata (Lehm.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Potentilla gracilis ssp. nuttallii (Lehm.) Keck
     Potentilla gracilis var. nuttallii (Lehm.) Sheldon
     Potentilla gracilis var. permollis (Rydb.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Potentilla gracilis var. rigida S. Wats.
     Potentilla indiges M.E. Peck
     Potentilla jucunda A. Nels.
     Potentilla nuttallii Lehm.
     Potentilla permollis Rydb.
     Potentilla rectiformis Rydb.
     Potentilla viridescens Rydb.

Common Name(s): northwest cinquefoil, Nuttall cinquefoil, Nuttall's cinquefoil, slender cinquefoil.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531457, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Potentilla
                                        Species: Potentilla gracilis
                                            Variety: Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata


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.
06634 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" 2623 ft. NE
06642 Achnatherum nelsonii  subsp. nelsonii   "Nelson's needlegrass" 2623 ft. NE
04516 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" 1.1 mi. S
04456 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" 1.1 mi. S
04449 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 1.1 mi. S
06640 Carex egglestonii      "Eggleston's sedge" 2623 ft. NE
04517 Chenopodium fremontii      "Fremont's goosefoot" 1.1 mi. S
06637 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 2623 ft. NE
06639 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 2623 ft. NE
04453 Equisetum arvense      "field horsetail" 1.1 mi. S
06636 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" same section
04527 Galium triflorum      "fragrant bedstraw" 1.1 mi. S
04470 Koeleria macrantha      "prairie Junegrass" 1.1 mi. S
06635 Lupinus argenteus  var. fulvomaculatus   "spotted silvery lupine" 2623 ft. NE
04472 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" 1.1 mi. S
04464 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" 1.1 mi. S
06633 Mirabilis multiflora      "Colorado four o'clock" 2623 ft. NE
04448 Phacelia heterophylla      "variable-leaf scorpionweed" 1.1 mi. S
04452 Platanthera huronensis      "northern green orchid" 1.1 mi. S
04451 Poa annua      "annual bluegrass" 1.1 mi. S
06641 Poa arctica  subsp. arctica   "arctic bluegrass" 2623 ft. NE
04446 Ribes leptanthum      "trumpet gooseberry" 1.1 mi. S
04471 Saxifraga odontoloma      "brook saxifrage" 1.1 mi. S
04450 Senecio eremophilus      "desert ragwort" 1.1 mi. S
04454 Sidalcea candida      "white checkerbloom" 1.1 mi. S
04447 Solidago parryi      "Parry's goldenrod" 1.1 mi. S
04445 Streptopus amplexifolius  var. chalazatus   "clasping-leaf twisted-stalk" 1.1 mi. S
04476 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" 1.1 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Warner Lake (Reservoir) Grand County, UT 2285 ft. W 9377  Warner Lake 
Warner Ranger Station (Locale) Grand County, UT 2624 ft. NW 9410  Warner Lake 
Warner Campground (Locale) Grand County, UT 2841 ft. W 9387  Warner Lake 
Gold Knob (Summit) Grand County, UT 1 mi. N 10985  Warner Lake 
Wet Fork Mill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 0.8 mi. SE   Mount Waas 
Oowah Campground (Locale) Grand County, UT 1 mi. S 8806  Warner Lake 
Dry Fork Mill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 0.9 mi. SE   Mount Waas 
Lake Oowah Dam (Dam) Grand County, UT 1.1 mi. S 8793  Warner Lake 
Lake Oowah (Reservoir) Grand County, UT 1.1 mi. S 8793  Warner Lake 
Wilcox Flat (Flat) Grand County, UT 1 mi. NW 9354  Warner Lake 
Boren Mesa (Summit) Grand County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 9180  Warner Lake 
Clark Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. S 9403  Mount Tukuhnikivatz 
Miners Basin (Basin) Grand County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9958  Warner Lake 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 11621  Mount Peale 
Shuman Gulch (Valley) Grand County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Warner Lake 
Miners Basin (Valley) Grand County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Warner Lake 
Cold Spring (Spring) Grand County, UT 2.3 mi. N 8098  Warner Lake 
Bachelor Basin (Basin) Grand County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 10352  Mount Waas 
Horse Mountain (Summit) Grand County, UT 2.5 mi. N 11041  Warner Lake 
Mill Creek Canyon Overlook (Locale) Grand County, UT 2.1 mi. W 7960  Warner Lake 


Taxon Links for species Potentilla gracilis  Douglas ex 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

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