Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09655 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.
Common name   kinnikinnick
J.G. Harris   3566  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 19 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  Yukon Territory.  
Locality along the Lapie River, ca 12 km due SW of Ross River. 
Elev.: 2722 ft. (830 m.)
Habitat Notes Black spruce community. 
Latitude Longitude 61° 55'  17" N, 132° 34'  30" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.

     Arctostaphylos adenotricha (Fern. & J.F. Macbr.) A.& D. Löve & Kapoor
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. adenotricha (Fern. & J.F. Macbr.) Calder & Taylor
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. adenotricha Fern. & J.F. Macbr.
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. coactilis (Fern. & J.F. Macbr.) A.& D. Löve & Kapoor
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis Fern. & J.F. Macbr.
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. leobreweri J.B. Roof
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. longipilosa Packer & Denford
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. marinensis J.B. Roof
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. monoensis J.B. Roof
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. pacifica Hultén
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. stipitata Packer & Denford
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. stipitata (Packer & Denford) Dorn
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. suborbiculata W. Knight
     Uva-Ursi uva-ursi (L.) Britt.

Common Name(s): bearberry, bearberry manzanita, kinnikinnick, mealberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23530, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Ericales
                                Family: Ericaceae
                                    Genus: Arctostaphylos
                                        Species: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09655s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02295s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05661s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08104s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13420s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13421s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09657 Arctostaphylos alpina      "alpine bearberry" same section
09654 Artemisia alaskana      "Alaska wormwood" same section
09653 Artemisia campestris  var. canadensis   "boreal field sagewort" same section
09682 Astragalus williamsii      "Williams' milkvetch" same section
09656 Picea glauca      "white spruce" same section
09680 Salix candida      "sageleaf willow" 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 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi  (L.) Spreng.

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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