Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08069 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Polemonium viscosum Nutt.
Common name   sticky polemonium
J.G. Harris   3228  
   with J.P. Snyder
Coll. Date 07 August 2002 
United States
Duchesne County
Locality Uinta Mountains, ca 4 km due S of Grandaddy Lake.
     Elev.: 11365 ft. (3465 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky limestone outcrops, alpine tundra. 
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° 33'  29" N, 110° 48'  16" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Polemonium viscosum Nutt.

     Polemonium viscosum ssp. genuinum Wherry
     Polemonium viscosum ssp. lemmonii (Brand) Wherry

Common Name(s): sticky Jacob's-ladder, sticky polemonium.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=31025, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Polemonium
                                        Species: Polemonium viscosum


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.
08029 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 1.4 mi. E
08046 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
08068 Anemone multifida  var. stylosa   "Rocky Mountain windflower" same section
08053 Antennaria alpina      "alpine pussytoes" same section
08062 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" same section
08041 Campanula rotundifolia      "bluebell bellflower" same section
08075 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
08049 Cerastium beeringianum      "mouse-ear chickweed" same section
08035 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 2083 ft. NW
08043 Draba globosa      "round-fruited whitlow-cress" same section
08032 Draba lonchocarpa  var. lonchocarpa   "long-pod whitlow-cress" 2083 ft. NW
08060 Dryas octopetala      "eightpetal mountain-avens" same section
08050 Epilobium alpinum  var. clavatum  same section
08048 Eremogone congesta  var. congesta  same section
08065 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" same section
08056 Erigeron grandiflorus      "large -flowered fleabane" same section
08045 Erigeron ursinus      "Bear River fleabane" same section
08054 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" same section
08051 Gentianella heterosepala      "northern dwarf-gentian" same section
08058 Haplopappus clementis      "Clement's goldenweed" same section
08071 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
08064 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" same section
08070 Lupinus argenteus  var. argentatus   "silvery lupine" same section
08059 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" same section
08026 Mimulus lewisii      "Lewis' monkeyflower" 1.4 mi. E
08042 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
08066 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" same section
08037 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" 2083 ft. NW
08063 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" same section
08044 Physaria utahensis      "Utah bladderpod" same section
08039 Poa alpina      "alpine bluegrass" 2083 ft. NW
08074 Poa alpina      "alpine bluegrass" same section
08038 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 2083 ft. NW
08072 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" same section
08052 Polygonum viviparum      "alpine bistort" same section
08067 Potentilla fruticosa     same section
08030 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1.4 mi. E
08047 Sagina saginoides      "arctic pearlwort" same section
08073 Salix arctica     same section
08040 Salix brachycarpa      "shortfruit willow" 2083 ft. NW
08027 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  1.4 mi. E
08031 Saxifraga rivularis      "pygmy saxifrage" 2083 ft. NW
08076 Selaginella watsonii      "Watson's spikemoss" same section
08034 Senecio canus      "woolly groundsel" 2083 ft. NW
08057 Senecio canus      "woolly groundsel" same section
08028 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" 1.4 mi. E
08061 Silene acaulis  var. subacaulescens   "moss catchfly" same section
08033 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" 2083 ft. NW
08055 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
08036 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" 2083 ft. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Grandview Trailhead (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 9754  Grandaddy Lake 
Grandview Transfer Camp (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 9669  Grandaddy Lake 
Carl Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 10457  Grandaddy Lake 
Arta Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.9 mi. N 10480  Grandaddy Lake 
Slope Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 2 mi. S 10617  Grandaddy Lake 
Survey Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2 mi. N 10703  Grandaddy Lake 
Splash Dam Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.8 mi. W 9164  Grandaddy Lake 
Splash Dam Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.8 mi. W 9282  Grandaddy Lake 
Hades Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 9997  Grandaddy Lake 
Castle Rocks (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 10640  Grandaddy Lake 
Stillwater Tunnel (Tunnel) Duchesne County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 10453  Grandaddy Lake 
Heart Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.5 mi. N 10502  Grandaddy Lake 
East Grandaddy Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 2.4 mi. N 11569  Grandaddy Lake 
Hades Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 2.5 mi. N 10630  Grandaddy Lake 
Grandaddy Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.9 mi. N 10306  Grandaddy Lake 
The West Slope (Slope) Duchesne County, UT 3.1 mi. S 9981  Grandaddy Lake 
The East Slope (Slope) Duchesne County, UT 3.1 mi. S 10020  Grandaddy Lake 
West Grandaddy Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 3 mi. N 11493  Grandaddy Lake 
Lake Basin (Basin) Duchesne County, UT 3.2 mi. S 9164  Grandaddy Lake 
Slope Trail (Trail) Duchesne County, UT 3.4 mi. S 9840  Grandaddy Lake 


Taxon Links for species Polemonium viscosum  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

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