Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01579 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BoraginaceaeBoraginaceaeBoraginaceae  
Species Mertensia arizonica Greene
Common name   aspen bluebells
Collector(s)
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with A. Pulham, J. Chappell
Coll. Date 22 May 1997 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Summit County
Locality off Beaver Creek.
     Elev.: 7000 ft. (2134 m.)
Habitat Notes riparian community, around fir tree. 
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° 37'  54" N, 111° 8'  9" W
Township Range T2S, R7E  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Mertensia arizonica Greene

     Mertensia arizonica var. grahamii L.O. Williams
     Mertensia arizonica var. leonardii (Rydb.) I.M. Johnston
     Mertensia arizonica var. subnuda (J.F. Macbr.) L.O. Williams

Common Name(s): aspen bluebell, aspen bluebells.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31666, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Lamiales
                                Family: Boraginaceae
                                    Genus: Mertensia
                                        Species: Mertensia arizonica
                                                                                            

Images

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.
02300 Alnus incana  subsp. rugosa   "speckled alder" 1.4 mi. NE
02298 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 1 mi. E
02299 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 1 mi. E
01574 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
02353 Erigeron divergens  var. divergens   "spreading fleabane daisy" same section
01577 Fragaria virginiana  subsp. glauca   "mountain strawberry" same section
01576 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" same section
01575 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" same section
03080 Pinus contorta  var. latifolia   "lodgepole pine" 2.2 mi. SW
03084 Pinus ponderosa      "ponderosa pine" 2.2 mi. SW
03076 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 2.2 mi. SW
17885 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 1.3 mi. S
11915 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1.2 mi. S
17884 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 1.3 mi. S
17883 Salix lucida      "shining willow" 1.3 mi. S
11913 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 1.2 mi. S
03005 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 2.2 mi. SW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Coop Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 0.8 mi. S   Erickson Basin 
Beaver Creek Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 7356  Woodland 
Taylors Fork Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1 mi. S 7438  Woodland 
Talyor Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 1 mi. SW   Woodland 
Shingle Creek Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1 mi. S 7458  Woodland 
Shingle Creek Recreation Site (Park) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. S 7513  Woodland 
Failure Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. SW   Woodland 
Lower Yellow Pine Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. N 9640  Hoyt Peak 
Castle Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. N 10089  Hoyt Peak 
Yellow Pine Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2 mi. W 7231  Hoyt Peak 
Upper Yellow Pine Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9722  Hoyt Peak 
Pine Valley Group Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7461  Soapstone Basin 
Shingle Creek Narrows (Channel) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 8682  Erickson Basin 
Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. N 9882  Erickson Basin 
Shingle Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Erickson Basin 
Lower Provo River Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. S 7392  Soapstone Basin 
Yellow Pine Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Hoyt Peak 
Slate Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Hoyt Peak 
North Fork Provo River (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Mirror Lake 
West Shingle Creek Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 9938  Erickson Basin 

Links

Taxon Links for species Mertensia arizonica  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Mertensia+arizonica

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