Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12905 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Prunus virginiana L.
Common name   chokecherry
D.M. Barnes   5812  
Coll. Date 12 June 2007 
United States
Wasatch County
Locality Heber Valley Camp, Lookout Mountain trail.
     Elev.: 8100 ft. (2470 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-fir community; dry, rocky soil. 
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° 27'  44" N, 111° 14'  40" 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):

     Prunus virginiana L.

Common Name(s): chokecherry, chokecherry (common), common chokecherry, Virginia chokecherry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24806, click for more information and references)

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


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.
12927 Agoseris parviflora      "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1160 ft. W
12890 Agoseris parviflora      "Arizona mountain dandelion" same section
12889 Boechera holboellii  var. secunda  same section
12886 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" same section
12919 Camissonia subacaulis      "long-leaf suncup" 1160 ft. W
12915 Carex leporinella      "Sierra hare sedge" 101 ft. S
12895 Carex leporinella      "Sierra hare sedge" same section
12922 Carex leporinella      "Sierra hare sedge" 1160 ft. W
12893 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
12884 Erigeron divergens      "spreading fleabane" same section
12885 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
12903 Erysimum capitatum      "sand dune wallflower" same section
12898 Fragaria vesca  var. bracteata   "woodland strawberry" same section
12907 Gayophytum diffusum      "spreading groundsmoke" same section
12924 Geranium viscosissimum      "sticky purple geranium" 1160 ft. W
12916 Geranium viscosissimum      "sticky purple geranium" 101 ft. S
12914 Geum macrophyllum      "large-leaf avens" 101 ft. S
12901 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" same section
12899 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. lanszwertii   "Lanszwert's vetchling" same section
12887 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" same section
12906 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" same section
12923 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 1160 ft. W
12902 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" same section
12929 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" 1160 ft. W
12888 Packera crocata      "saffron ragwort" same section
12908 Penstemon procerus  var. procerus   "pincushion beardtongue" 101 ft. S
12920 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" 1160 ft. W
12904 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" same section
12900 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" same section
12918 Polemonium foliosissimum      "towering Jacob's-ladder" 101 ft. S
12928 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" 1160 ft. W
12912 Ranunculus inamoenus      "graceful buttercup" 101 ft. S
12913 Ranunculus macounii      "Macoun's buttercup" 101 ft. S
12921 Ranunculus orthorhynchus  var. platyphyllus   "straight-beaked buttercup" 1160 ft. W
12891 Ribes viscosissimum      "sticky currant" same section
12926 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  1160 ft. W
12894 Senecio sphaerocephalus      "round-headed ragwort" same section
12911 Stellaria longipes  var. longipes   "meadow starwort" 101 ft. S
12897 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section
12896 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section
12917 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" 101 ft. S
12909 Veronica serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf speedwell" 101 ft. S
12892 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
12910 Viola nephrophylla      "northern bog violet" 101 ft. S
12925 Viola purpurea      "goosefoot violet" 1160 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Timber Lakes (Populated Place) Wasatch County, UT 0.8 mi. N 7733  Heber Mountain 
Deer Valley Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 7730  Center Creek 
Deer Valley Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 7733  Center Creek 
Jones Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7369  Center Creek 
Jones Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7369  Center Creek 
Witts Lake (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. N 7330  Center Creek 
Witts Lake Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. N 7330  Center Creek 
Lower Bennett Lindsay Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. N 7290  Center Creek 
Bennett Lindsay Lower Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. N 7287  Center Creek 
Clyde Lake (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 7212  Center Creek 
Clyde Lake Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 7212  Center Creek 
Center Creek Number Five Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. S 9308  Heber Mountain 
Center Creek Number Five Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. S 9308  Heber Mountain 
Kenneth Anderson Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. N 7038  Center Creek 
Kenneth Anderson Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. N 7038  Center Creek 
Center Creek Number Three Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 7513  Center Creek 
Center Creek Number Three Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 7513  Center Creek 
Bald Knoll (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. S 10040  Heber Mountain 
Center Creek Number Two Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. SW 7349  Center Creek 
Center Creek Number Two Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. SW 7349  Center Creek 


Taxon Links for species Prunus virginiana  L.

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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