Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09645 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Alnus crispa (Aiton) Pursh
J.G. Harris   3551  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 18 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  British Columbia.  
Locality along the Dease River, at Cassiar Highway bridge. 
Elev.: 2476 ft. (755 m.)
Habitat Notes gravelly riverbanks. 
Latitude Longitude 58° 56'  50" N, 129° 51'  57" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Alnus viridis ssp. crispa (Ait.) Turrill

     Alnus crispa (Ait.) Pursh
     Alnus crispa var. elongata Raup
     Alnus crispa fruticosa
     Alnus crispa var. mollis (Fern.) Fern.
     Alnus X hultenii Murai p.p.
     Alnus viridis var. crispa (Ait.) House
     Duschekia viridis (Vill.) Opiz p.p.

Common Name(s): mountain alder.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=181894, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Fagales
                                Family: Betulaceae
                                    Genus: Alnus
                                        Species: Alnus viridis
                                            Subspecies: Alnus viridis ssp. crispa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09645s2.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09663 Artemisia tilesii     same section
09689 Astragalus alpinus      "alpine milkvetch" same section
09662 Senecio indecorus      "elegant groundsel" same section
09681 Viburnum edule      "squashberry" 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 Alnus crispa  (Aiton) Pursh

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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