Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00630 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.
Common name   subalpine fir
R. Collins   436  
Coll. Date 24 July 1979 
United States
Juab County
Locality San Pitch Mountains, top of Log Hollow, end of road toward Red Cliffs ca 4 mi.
     Elev.: 9200 ft. (2805 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-fir clearings, E and W facing slopes. 
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 39° 41'  17" N, 111° 44'  31" W
Township Range T13S, R2E, Sec. 18  
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: 00630s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02220s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02242s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07109s2.jpg 
specimen image: 16903a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00631 Arrhenatherum elatius      "tall oat-grass" same section
00570 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
00572 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" same section
00575 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" same section
00573 Erigeron uintahensis      "Uinta fleabane" same section
00633 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" same section
00571 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
00578 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" same section
00576 Lupinus argenteus  var. utahensis   "Utah silky lupine" same section
00577 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" same section
00574 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" same section
00629 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" same section
00632 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" same section
00634 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Skyline Trail (Trail) Juab County, UT 1107 ft. SW 8721  Fountain Green North 
Red Cliffs (Cliff) Juab County, UT 1588 ft. W 8632  Fountain Green North 
Rocky Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 1 mi. N 6880  Fountain Green North 
Gravel Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. W 7261  Nephi 
Bradley Springs (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. N 5925  Fountain Green North 
Salt Creek Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. S 9659  Fountain Green North 
Bradley Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2 mi. N   Fountain Green North 
Mud Spring Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Fountain Green North 
Water Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Big Hollow 
Rocky Ridge Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Nephi 
Hop Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Spencer Canyon 
Old Pinery Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 7162  Nephi 
Footes Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Mona 
Salt Spring Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Nephi 
Holman Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 2.4 mi. S 8629  Fountain Green North 
Skyline Trail (Trail) Juab County, UT 2.7 mi. S 9436  Fountain Green North 
Salt Cave Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Fountain Green North 
Rock Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 7284  Nephi 
Nephi Power Plant (Locale) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 5496  Nephi 
Box Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Fountain Green North 


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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