Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09042 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phyllodoce empetriformis (Sm.) D. Don
Common name   pink mountainheath
D.M. Barnes   3715  
   with L. St. Clair
Coll. Date 30 July 2003 
United States
Custer County
Locality Red Fish Lake recreation area, ca 5 mi S of Stanley, Alpine Lake Trail.
     Elev.: 7346 ft. (2240 m.)
Habitat Notes spruce-fir community, shaded understory along trail. 
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 44° 5'  4" N, 114° 58'  50" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Phyllodoce empetriformis (Sm.) D. Don

Common Name(s): mountain heath, pink mountainheath, red mountainheath.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23697, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09042s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09043 Pyrola picta      "white-veined wintergreen" same section
09041 Spiraea douglasii  var. menziesii   "Menzies' spirea" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Baron Lake (Lake) Boise County, ID 0.6 mi. W 8819  Mount Cramer 
Heyburn Mountain (Summit) Custer County, ID 1.2 mi. N 10112  Mount Cramer 
Baron Creek Falls (Falls) Boise County, ID 1.1 mi. N 8823  Mount Cramer 
Upper Baron Lake (Lake) Boise County, ID 0.9 mi. SW 8285  Mount Cramer 
Braxon Peak (Summit) Boise County, ID 1 mi. NW 10338  Mount Cramer 
Stevens Lakes (Lake) Custer County, ID 1.2 mi. NE 7116  Mount Cramer 
Grand Mogul (Summit) Custer County, ID 1.1 mi. E 9705  Mount Cramer 
Saddleback Lakes (Lake) Custer County, ID 1.5 mi. S 8344  Mount Cramer 
Lily Lake (Lake) Custer County, ID 1.4 mi. NE 6739  Mount Cramer 
Warbonnet Peak (Summit) Boise County, ID 1.5 mi. W 9092  Warbonnet Peak 
Bench Lake (Lake) Custer County, ID 2 mi. N 8186  Mount Cramer 
Redfish Inlet Transfer Camp (Locale) Custer County, ID 1.7 mi. NE 6569  Mount Cramer 
Braxon Lake (Lake) Boise County, ID 1.6 mi. W 8265  Warbonnet Peak 
Horstmann Peak (Summit) Custer County, ID 2.2 mi. N 10224  Warbonnet Peak 
Alpine Lake (Lake) Custer County, ID 2.1 mi. SW 7986  Warbonnet Peak 
Monte Verita (Summit) Boise County, ID 1.9 mi. W 8957  Warbonnet Peak 
Tohobit Peak (Summit) Boise County, ID 2.1 mi. W 8232  Warbonnet Peak 
Decker Peak (Summit) Custer County, ID 2.9 mi. S 10634  Mount Cramer 
Feather Lakes (Lake) Boise County, ID 2.4 mi. SW 8393  Warbonnet Peak 
Bead Lakes (Lake) Boise County, ID 2.3 mi. W 8852  Warbonnet Peak 


Taxon Links for species Phyllodoce empetriformis  (Sm.) D. Don

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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