Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00369 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Potentilla anserina L.
Common name   silverweed
S. Shipton   18  
Coll. Date 13 May 1988 
United States
Utah County
Locality Cedar Valley area.
Habitat Notes sage community. 
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° 16'  56" N, 111° 49'  27" W
Township Range T6S, R1E  
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):

     Argentina anserina (L.) Rydb.

     Argentina anserina var. concolor (Ser.) Rydb.
     Argentina argentea (L.) Rydb.
     Potentilla anserina L.
     Potentilla anserina var. concolor Ser.
     Potentilla anserina var. sericea Hayne
     Potentilla anserina var. yukonensis (HultÚn) Boivin
     Potentilla egedii ssp. yukonensis (HultÚn) HultÚn
     Potentilla yukonensis HultÚn

Common Name(s): silverweed cinquefoil.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=184598, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Argentina
                                        Species: Argentina anserina


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00369s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 07575s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07626s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09747s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15872c1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pelican Point (Cape) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 4495  Pelican Point 
Goose Point (Cape) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 4495  Pelican Point 
Utah Lake District Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. W 4495  Pelican Point 
Jumbers Point (Cape) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. W 4495  Pelican Point 
Utah Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 4492  Lincoln Point 
Little Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Soldiers Pass 
Olaf Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Saratoga Springs 
American Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 4.3 mi. N   Lehi 
Little Cove (Valley) Utah County, UT 4 mi. SW   Soldiers Pass 
U S Steel Corporation Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 4528  Pelican Point 
U S Steel Corporation Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 4528  Pelican Point 
Long Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5725  Saratoga Springs 
Big Cove (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.8 mi. SW   Soldiers Pass 
Losee Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4 mi. W   Saratoga Springs 
Clark Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. W   Saratoga Springs 
Limekiln Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. W   Saratoga Springs 
Seep Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.4 mi. SW   Saratoga Springs 
Spring Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 5.4 mi. N   Lehi 
Wing (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 5.4 mi. N 4524  Pelican Point 
Dutchman Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 4.6 mi. SW 5742  Soldiers Pass 


Taxon Links for species Potentilla anserina  L.

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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