Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02220 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.
Common name   subalpine fir
Ryan D. Huish   4  
   with Eric Huish
Coll. Date 04 October 1997 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Fairview Canyon;
Habitat Notes aspen 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 39° 38'  39" N, 111° 22'  5" W
Township Range T13S, R5E, Sec. 33  
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):

     Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.

     Pinus lasiocarpa Hook.

Common Name(s): balsam fir, rocky mountain fir, subalpine fir, western balsam fir, white balsam.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=181830, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Pinaceae
                                Genus: Abies
                                    Species: Abies lasiocarpa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02220s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00630s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02242s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07109s2.jpg 
specimen image: 16903a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02219 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Blind Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1492 ft. NE   Fairview Lakes 
Maple Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Fairview Lakes 
Burnt Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   Fairview Lakes 
Pine Crown Peak (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. N 8983  Fairview Lakes 
Lone Rock Ravine (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Fairview 
White Pine Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. NE   Fairview Lakes 
Snowland Ski Area (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 8944  Fairview Lakes 
Hys Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Fairview Lakes 
Neils Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Fairview Lakes 
Cottonwood Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 9026  Fairview Lakes 
Left Fork Oak Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. NW   Fairview 
PC Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Fairview Lakes 
Left Fork Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Fairview Lakes 
Fairview Lakes Overlook (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 9279  Fairview Lakes 
Fairview Lakes Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. E 8974  Fairview Lakes 
Fairview Lakes (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. E 8974  Fairview Lakes 
South Fork Birch Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Huntington Reservoir 
North Fork Birch Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Huntington Reservoir 
Fairview Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3 mi. W   Fairview Lakes 
Narrows Tunnel (Tunnel) Sanpete County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 8852  Fairview Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Abies lasiocarpa  (Hook.) 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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