Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09644 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Thuja plicata Donn ex D. Don
Common name   western redcedar
J.G. Harris   3531  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 16 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  Alberta.  
Locality Banff National Park, near headwaters of North Saskatchewan River. 
Elev.: 4756 ft. (1450 m.)
Habitat Notes gravelly riverbanks, dryas-Salix community. 
Latitude Longitude 52° 4'  9" N, 116° 54'  32" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Thuja plicata Donn ex D. Don

Common Name(s): western red cedar, western redcedar.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18044, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Cupressaceae
                                Genus: Thuja
                                    Species: Thuja plicata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09644s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01173s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09672 Braya glabella  ssp. glabella   "smooth northern rockcress" same section
09670 Braya humilis  ssp. humilis   "low northern rockcress" same section
09673 Chrysanthemum leucanthemum      "ox-eye daisy" same section
09674 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
09675 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" same section
09671 Sambucus racemosa  ssp. pubens  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Thuja plicata  Donn ex 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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