Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00551 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Saxifraga rhomboidea Greene
Common name   diamond-leaf saxifrage
R. Collins   634  
Coll. Date 17 August 1979 
United States
Juab County
Locality just S of Nebo Peak.
     Elev.: 11100 ft. (3384 m.)
Habitat Notes flat spot. 
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° 47'  39" N, 111° 46'  9" W
Township Range T12S, R1E, Sec. 1  
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):

     Saxifraga rhomboidea Greene

     Micranthes franciscana Small
     Micranthes rhomboidea (Greene) Small
     Saxifraga austrina (A. Nels.) A. Nels.
     Saxifraga greenei Blank.
     Saxifraga integrifolia var. rhomboidea (Greene) M.E. Jones
     Saxifraga rhomboidea var. austrina A. Nels.
     Saxifraga rhomboidea var. franciscana (Small) Kearney & Peebles

Common Name(s): diamondleaf saxifrage, diamond-leaf saxifrage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24294, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Saxifragaceae
                                    Genus: Saxifraga
                                        Species: Saxifraga rhomboidea


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00551s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 10815s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00549 Achnatherum lettermanii      "Letterman's needlegrass" same section
04047 Aquilegia scopulorum      "Utah columbine" 1 mi. N
04046 Collomia debilis      "alpine mountain trumpet" 1 mi. N
00548 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
00560 Minuartia nuttallii      "Nuttall's sandwort" same section
00566 Minuartia nuttallii      "Nuttall's sandwort" same section
00552 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
00554 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
00550 Ranunculus adoneus      "alpine buttercup" same section
04097 Silene acaulis      "mountain spiny milkvetch" 1 mi. N
03964 Silene acaulis      "moss catchfly" 1 mi. N
04081 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" 1 mi. N
00555 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Middle Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 2100 ft. SW 8885  Mona 
Willow Trail (Trail) Juab County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 10375  Mona 
South Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10099  Mona 
Platt Slide (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Mona 
Water Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Mona 
Right Fork Willow Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Mona 
Middle Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 8977  Nebo Basin 
North Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. N 11280  Mona 
Andrews Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 8882  Nebo Basin 
Nebo Peak Trail (Trail) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 8560  Nebo Basin 
Mount Nebo (Summit) Juab County, UT 2 mi. N 11671  Mona 
Wasatch Range (Range) Juab County, UT 2 mi. N 11671  Mona 
Cedar Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 2 mi. W 7143  Mona 
Pole Canyon Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9416  Mona 
Bear Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. E 6631  Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Willow Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Mona 
Nebo Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 7523  Nebo Basin 
Hell Hole Basin (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 9895  Nebo Basin 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. E   Nebo Basin 
Wolf Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 2.8 mi. N 10634  Nebo Basin 


Taxon Links for species Saxifraga rhomboidea  Greene

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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