Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08126 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ledum glandulosum Nutt.
Common name   western Labrador tea
W. Yates   s.n.  
Coll. Date 21 September 2002 
United States
Summit County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Bald Mountain, Highway 150.
Habitat Notes mountain shrub 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° 35'  17" N, 111° 1'  25" W
Township Range T3S, R8E, Sec. 3  
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):

     Ledum glandulosum Nutt.

     Ledum glandulosum var. californicum (Kellogg) C.L. Hitchc.
     Ledum groenlandicum ssp. glandulosum (Nutt.) A.& D. Löve

Common Name(s): glandular Labrador tea, western Labrador tea.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23542, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Ericales
                                Family: Ericaceae
                                    Genus: Ledum
                                        Species: Ledum glandulosum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08126s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06302s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07202s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08990s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11319s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02036 Dodecatheon alpinum      "alpine shootingstar" 1 mi. W
02035 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephant's head" 1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Soapstone Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. S 7888  Soapstone Basin 
Shady Dell Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 0.6 mi. E 8035  Soapstone Basin 
YMCA Camp (Park) Summit County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 8180  Soapstone Basin 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Mirror Lake 
West Portal Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Summit County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 8445  Soapstone Basin 
Soapstone Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Iron Mine Mountain 
Soapstone Guard Station (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 7832  Soapstone Basin 
Camp Roger (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 7815  Soapstone Basin 
West Portal (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. E 8157  Iron Mine Mountain 
Duchesne Monument (Pillar) Summit County, UT 1.5 mi. E 8160  Iron Mine Mountain 
Soapstone Summer Home Area (Populated Place) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 7858  Soapstone Basin 
Pitt and Page Hill (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. N 10204  Soapstone Basin 
Lambert Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Iron Mine Mountain 
Rock Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2 mi. W   Soapstone Basin 
Lambert Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 9528  Iron Mine Mountain 
Soapstone Basin (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 3.1 mi. S 8622  Soapstone Basin 
Iron Mine Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. E 10335  Iron Mine Mountain 
Cobblerest Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. E 8291  Iron Mine Mountain 
Alexander Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 9344  Iron Mine Mountain 
Piuta Camp (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. S 8918  Soapstone Basin 


Taxon Links for species Ledum glandulosum  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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