Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08953 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Rubus parviflorus Nutt.
Common name   thimbleberry
Donna M. Barnes   3549  
Coll. Date 20 June 2003 
United States
Locality northern face of Mount Timpanogos, along Timpooneke Road, ca. 1 road mile W of Timpooneke Campground;
     Elev.: 8123 ft. (2477 m.)
Habitat Notes steep N facing slope; on open edge of a spruce-fir forest. 
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'  7" N, 111° 39'  21" 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):

     Rubus parviflorus Nutt.

Common Name(s): thimbleberry, western thimbleberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25007, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Rubus
                                        Species: Rubus parviflorus


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.
15073 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" same section
08932 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 1.1 mi. SE
08952 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" 1.1 mi. SE
08926 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1.1 mi. SE
04440 Agropyron cristatum  subsp. cristatum   "crested wheatgrass" 1.2 mi. W
04603 Agrostis exarata      "spike bentgrass" 2275 ft. N
07564 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1 mi. SE
05150 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" 2275 ft. N
13667 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" 1.2 mi. NW
03887 Balsamorhiza macrophylla      "cut-leaf balsamroot" 1.2 mi. W
07557 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" 1 mi. SE
03873 Carex raynoldsii      "Raynolds' sedge" 1.2 mi. W
13665 Ceanothus velutinus  var. velutinus   "snowbrush" same section
07562 Clematis columbiana      "Rocky Mountain clematis" 1 mi. SE
14772 Clematis occidentalis      "purple virgins-bower" 2615 ft. SW
05066 Clematis occidentalis  var. grosseserrata   "purple virgins-bower" 2275 ft. N
02835 Corallorhiza striata      "striped coralroot" 1.4 mi. N
05151 Corallorhiza striata      "striped coralroot" 2275 ft. N
08933 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.1 mi. SE
08931 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1.1 mi. SE
08927 Epilobium halleanum      "glandular willowherb" 1.1 mi. SE
07559 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 1 mi. SE
02833 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.4 mi. N
04604 Festuca saximontana  var. saximontana   "Rocky Mountain fescue" 2275 ft. N
08928 Gayophytum decipiens      "deceptive groundsmoke" 1.1 mi. SE
02834 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1.2 mi. W
04416 Juncus tenuis      "poverty rush" 2275 ft. N
13664 Juniperus communis  var. depressa   "common juniper" same section
08930 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. lanszwertii   "Lanszwert's vetchling" 1.1 mi. SE
08950 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 1.1 mi. SE
08846 Mentzelia dispersa      "bushy blazingstar" 1.2 mi. NW
02842 Mimulus tilingii      "Tiling's monkeyflower" 1.2 mi. SW
13666 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" 1.2 mi. NW
03885 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. W
07560 Physaria garrettii      "Garrett's bladderpod" 1 mi. SE
08951 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.1 mi. SE
13663 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" same section
02258 Pinus contorta      "beach pine" 1.2 mi. W
13662 Pinus contorta  var. latifolia   "lodgepole pine" same section
02269 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" 1.2 mi. W
13660 Pinus ponderosa  var. scopulorum   "Rocky Mountain ponderosa pine" same section
08922 Plagiobothrys scouleri      "Scouler's popcornflower" 1.1 mi. SE
08929 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 1.1 mi. SE
03884 Potentilla gracilis  var. fastigiata   "slender cinquefoil" 1.2 mi. W
02836 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" 1.2 mi. W
13657 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" same section
14773 Ribes hudsonianum      "northern black currant" 1.2 mi. NW
08847 Ribes hudsonianum  var. petiolare   "western black currant" 1.2 mi. W
07563 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1 mi. SE
13832 Ribes viscosissimum      "sticky currant" same section
13833 Ribes wolfii      "Wolf's currant" same section
14768 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 2615 ft. SW
14769 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 2615 ft. SW
14771 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 2615 ft. SW
14770 Salix x fragilis  hybrid [alba x euxina]   "crack willow" 2615 ft. SW
08934 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  1.1 mi. SE
08935 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  1.1 mi. SE
03883 Sanguisorba minor      "small burnet" 1.2 mi. W
04365 Saxifraga odontoloma      "brook saxifrage" 1.2 mi. W
14778 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 1.3 mi. N
08936 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.1 mi. SE
08837 Veronica biloba      "twolobe speedwell" 1.2 mi. NW
07561 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" 1 mi. SE
03886 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.2 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Woolly Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 8964  Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell Organization Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 6470  Timpanogos Cave 
Timpooneke Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E 7363  Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 6503  Timpanogos Cave 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE   Timpanogos Cave 
Timpooneke Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E 7300  Timpanogos Cave 
South Fork Ranger Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 6086  Timpanogos Cave 
Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Aspen Grove 
Altamont Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1 mi. E 7248  Timpanogos Cave 
South Fork American Fork Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Aspen Grove 
Roadhouse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 6516  Timpanogos Cave 
Little Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Echo Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 6106  Timpanogos Cave 
Little Mill Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 6050  Timpanogos Cave 
Pika Cirque (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S 9997  Timpanogos Cave 
Scout Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 8334  Timpanogos Cave 
Gray Cliff Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 6047  Timpanogos Cave 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Giant Staircase (Slope) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 8449  Timpanogos Cave 
North Mill Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 6113  Timpanogos Cave 


Taxon Links for species Rubus parviflorus  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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