Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08847 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ribes hudsonianum Richardson
Infraspecific    var. petiolare (Douglas) Jancz.
Common name   western black currant
Donna M. Barnes   3473  
Coll. Date 03 June 2003 
United States
Utah County
Locality Highway 92, Alpine Loop, just N of Altamont Campground, turn out where small stream goes under road;
     Elev.: 7169 ft. (2186 m.)
Habitat Notes spruce-fir-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 40° 26'  20.16" N, 111° 38'  0.18" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Ribes hudsonianum var. petiolare (Dougl.) Jancz.

     Ribes petiolare Dougl.

Common Name(s): western black currant.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530055, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Grossulariaceae
                                    Genus: Ribes
                                        Species: Ribes hudsonianum
                                            Variety: Ribes hudsonianum var. petiolare


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08847s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01285s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02487s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07464s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15073 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" 2787 ft. SE
04440 Agropyron cristatum  subsp. cristatum   "crested wheatgrass" 1038 ft. NE
04603 Agrostis exarata      "spike bentgrass" 1.1 mi. E
05150 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" 1.1 mi. E
13667 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" same section
03887 Balsamorhiza macrophylla      "cut-leaf balsamroot" 1038 ft. NE
03873 Carex raynoldsii      "Raynolds' sedge" 1038 ft. NE
13665 Ceanothus velutinus  var. velutinus   "snowbrush" same section
14772 Clematis occidentalis      "purple virgins-bower" same section
05066 Clematis occidentalis  var. grosseserrata   "purple virgins-bower" 1.1 mi. E
02835 Corallorhiza striata      "striped coralroot" 1.6 mi. NE
05151 Corallorhiza striata      "striped coralroot" 1.1 mi. E
02833 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.6 mi. NE
04604 Festuca saximontana  var. saximontana   "Rocky Mountain fescue" 1.1 mi. E
02834 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1038 ft. NE
04416 Juncus tenuis      "poverty rush" 1.1 mi. E
13664 Juniperus communis  var. depressa   "common juniper" same section
08846 Mentzelia dispersa      "bushy blazingstar" same section
02842 Mimulus tilingii      "Tiling's monkeyflower" same section
13666 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" same section
03885 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" 1038 ft. NE
13663 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" same section
02258 Pinus contorta     1038 ft. NE
13662 Pinus contorta  var. latifolia   "lodgepole pine" same section
02269 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" 1038 ft. NE
13660 Pinus ponderosa  var. scopulorum   "Rocky Mountain ponderosa pine" same section
03884 Potentilla gracilis  var. fastigiata   "slender cinquefoil" 1038 ft. NE
13657 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" same section
02836 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" 1038 ft. NE
14773 Ribes hudsonianum      "northern black currant" same section
08953 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1.2 mi. E
14768 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
14769 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
14771 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" same section
14770 Salix x fragilis  hybrid [alba x euxina]   "crack willow" same section
03883 Sanguisorba minor      "small burnet" 1038 ft. NE
04365 Saxifraga odontoloma      "brook saxifrage" 1038 ft. NE
14778 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 1.7 mi. NE
08837 Veronica biloba      "twolobe speedwell" same section
03886 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1038 ft. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Altamont Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2274 ft. SW 7248  Timpanogos Cave 
Timpooneke Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 2721 ft. SW 7300  Timpanogos Cave 
Timpooneke Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 7363  Timpanogos Cave 
Forest Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. E 7710  Aspen Grove 
Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NW   Aspen Grove 
Mutual Dell (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 6503  Timpanogos Cave 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell Organization Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 6470  Timpanogos Cave 
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 8045  Aspen Grove 
Summit Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 8068  Aspen Grove 
Scout Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 8334  Timpanogos Cave 
Lame Horse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 7920  Aspen Grove 
Giant Staircase (Slope) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 8449  Timpanogos Cave 
South Fork Ranger Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6086  Timpanogos Cave 
Woolly Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 8964  Timpanogos Cave 
Roadhouse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 6516  Timpanogos Cave 
Big Tree Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 7799  Aspen Grove 
South Fork American Fork Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Aspen Grove 
Echo Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 6106  Timpanogos Cave 
Martin Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6316  Timpanogos Cave 


Taxon Links for species Ribes hudsonianum  Richardson

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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