Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02242 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.
Common name   subalpine fir
M. Stevenson   s.n.  
Coll. Date 06 October 1997 
United States
Duchesne County
Locality near top of hill next to Bald Mtn. Pass.
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° 58'  52" N, 110° 54'  54" W
Township Range T3N, R9E  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.

     Pinus lasiocarpa Hook.

Common Name(s): balsam fir, rocky mountain fir, subalpine fir, western balsam fir, white balsam.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=181830, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Pinaceae
                                Genus: Abies
                                    Species: Abies lasiocarpa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02242s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00630s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02220s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07109s2.jpg 
specimen image: 16903a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02244 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
02243 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" same section
02237 Vaccinium caespitosum     same section
02245 Vaccinium myrtillus      "whortleberry" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bull Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Seven Tree Flat 
Bull Creek (Stream) Uinta County, WY 1.9 mi. N   Seven Tree Flat 
Willow Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Seven Tree Flat 
Willow Creek (Stream) Uinta County, WY 2.5 mi. NE   Seven Tree Flat 
Hilliard Westside Canal (Canal) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. E 7802  Deadman Mountain 
Lannon Ditch (Canal) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. E 7835  Deadman Mountain 
Crown Ditch (Canal) Uinta County, WY 4 mi. N 7533  Myers Reservoir 
Lone Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. E 7950  Deadman Mountain 
Grassy Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 8311  Deadman Mountain 
Grassy Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 8311  Deadman Mountain 
Hilliard East Fork Canal (Canal) Summit County, UT 3.4 mi. E 7845  Deadman Mountain 
West Fork Bear River (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. E   Whitney Reservoir 
Burts-Miller Ranch (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. E 7943  Deadman Mountain 
Bear Canal (Canal) Uinta County, WY 4 mi. NE 7664  Pine Knoll 
Young Hollow (Valley) Uinta County, WY 4.5 mi. N   Myers Reservoir 
Hilliard Canal (Canal) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. E 7986  Deadman Mountain 
Seven Tree Flat (Flat) Summit County, UT 3.8 mi. W 7605  Seven Tree Flat 
Deer Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 4.4 mi. SE   Seven Tree Flat 
Lannon Ditch (Canal) Uinta County, WY 4.2 mi. NE 7701  Pine Knoll 
Massae Reservoir (Reservoir) Uinta County, WY 4.1 mi. NE 7786  Pine Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Abies lasiocarpa  (Hook.) Nutt.

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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