Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07485 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt.
Common name   silver buffaloberry
Donna M. Barnes   2662  
Coll. Date 21 September 2002 
United States
Piute County
Locality Highway 89, South end of Sevier Canyon, along the Sevier River.
Habitat Notes riparian 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 38° 28'  41" N, 112° 14'  27" W
Township Range T27S, R3W, Sec. 7  
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):

     Shepherdia argentea (Pursh) Nutt.

     Elaeagnus utilis A. Nels.
     Lepargyrea argentea (Pursh) Greene

Common Name(s): silver buffaloberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27778, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rhamnales
                                Family: Elaeagnaceae
                                    Genus: Shepherdia
                                        Species: Shepherdia argentea


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07485s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02721s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05371s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06093s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07239 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  same section
07486 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. cronquistii  same section
07240 Philadelphus microphyllus      "little-leaf mock orange" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Marysvale Valley (Valley) Piute County, UT 1010 ft. N   Junction 
Murrays Spring (Spring) Piute County, UT 2005 ft. S 5962  Marysvale 
Beaver Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 2399 ft. E   Mount Belknap 
Murrays Cemetery (Cemetery) Piute County, UT 1 mi. SE 5843  Marysvale 
Taylor Pond (Lake) Piute County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 5817  Marysvale 
Marysvale Post Office (Post Office) Piute County, UT 1.9 mi. S 5860  Marysvale 
Oscarson School (School) Piute County, UT 1.9 mi. S 5876  Marysvale 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Piute County, UT 2 mi. S 5935  Marysvale 
Deer Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 2 mi. N   Mount Belknap 
Revenue Gulch (Valley) Piute County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Mount Brigham 
Marysvale (Populated Place) Piute County, UT 2.1 mi. S 5857  Marysvale 
Hoovers (Populated Place) Piute County, UT 2 mi. N 5801  Marysvale Canyon 
Prospector Mine (Mine) Piute County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 6644  Marysvale 
Pittsburg (Populated Place) Piute County, UT 2.1 mi. N 5807  Marysvale Canyon 
VCA Mine (Mine) Piute County, UT 2 mi. NE 6874  Marysvale 
Pine Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Mount Belknap 
Durkee Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Marysvale 
Hoover Peak (Summit) Piute County, UT 2.4 mi. N 6910  Marysvale Canyon 
Mountain View Cemetery (Cemetery) Piute County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 5965  Marysvale 
The Bench (Bench) Piute County, UT 2.9 mi. S 6030  Marysvale 


Taxon Links for species Shepherdia argentea  (Pursh) 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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