Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07241 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Prunus americana Marsh.
Common name   American plum
Donna M. Barnes   2658  
Coll. Date 21 September 2002 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Highway 31, N of Fairview.
Habitat Notes along fenceline, agricultural area. 
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° 36'  2" N, 111° 26'  34" W
Township Range T14S, R4E, Sec. 14, SE1/4  
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):

     Prunus americana Marsh.

Common Name(s): American plum.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24763, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07241s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 12001s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06737 Alyssum parviflorum     1.8 mi. SW
06738 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" 1.8 mi. SW
06739 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1.8 mi. SW
06740 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" 1.8 mi. SW
07242 Lycium barbarum      "matrimony vine" same section
06741 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.8 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Birch Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Mount Pleasant 
Spring Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Fairview Lakes 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Fairview Lakes 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Fairview Lakes 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. N 5952  Fairview 
Fairview (Populated Place) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. N 5955  Fairview 
Fairview Post Office (Post Office) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. N 5962  Fairview 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. N 5991  Fairview 
Little North Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. S   Mount Pleasant 
A J Camper Park (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. S 5870  Mount Pleasant 
Fairview School (School) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. N 6063  Fairview 
Round Hills (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. S 6254  Mount Pleasant 
Cove Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Mount Pleasant 
Mule Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Mount Pleasant 
Dublin Wash (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SW   Big Hollow 
Fairview Cemetery (Cemetery) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. N 5971  Fairview 
Mud Spring Wash (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Big Hollow 
North Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Mount Pleasant 
Fairview Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Fairview Lakes 
Slick Hill Hollow (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. N   Fairview 


Taxon Links for species Prunus americana  Marsh.

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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