Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03069 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Alnus incana (L.) Moench
Infraspecific    subsp. rugosa (Du Roi) R.T. Clausen
Common name   speckled alder
R. Platt   s.n.  
Coll. Date 10 October 1998 
United States
Wasatch County
Locality Kamas, Hoyt's Canyon, 0.5 miles on gravel road, 1.5 miles on dirt road.
     Elev.: 8000 ft. (2439 m.)
Habitat Notes Surrounded by aspen, subalpine firs. 
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° 40'  31" N, 111° 12'  39" W
Township Range T2S, R6E, Sec. 1  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Alnus incana ssp. rugosa (Du Roi) Clausen

     Alnus incana var. americana Regel
     Alnus rugosa (Du Roi) Spreng.
     Alnus rugosa var. americana (Regel) Fern.

Common Name(s): speckled alder.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=181888, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03069s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02087s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02160s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02265s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02278s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02300s3.jpg 
specimen image: 04518s3.jpg 
specimen image: 12437s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02265 Alnus incana  subsp. rugosa   "speckled alder" 1 mi. W
02262 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" 1 mi. W
02264 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 1 mi. W
02263 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 1 mi. W
02246 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" 1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Paulsin Basin (Basin) Summit County, UT 1400 ft. N 8767  Hoyt Peak 
Hoyt Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 10142  Hoyt Peak 
Cedar Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Hoyt Peak 
Bear Basin (Basin) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8862  Hoyt Peak 
Kamas Wildlife Management Area (Park) Summit County, UT 3 mi. SW 7592  Hoyt Peak 
Slate Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.4 mi. S   Hoyt Peak 
Hoyt Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Hoyt Peak 
Left-hand Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Hoyt Peak 
Kamas Fish Hatchery (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. S 6769  Woodland 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Summit County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Hoyt Peak 
Maxwells Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. NE   Hoyt Peak 
Left Fork Beaver Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Hoyt Peak 
Yellow Pine Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. SE   Hoyt Peak 
Moon Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 3.8 mi. S   Woodland 
Upper Yellow Pine Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3 mi. E 9722  Hoyt Peak 
Marion Cemetery (Cemetery) Summit County, UT 3 mi. W 6592  Kamas 
Yellow Pine Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 7231  Hoyt Peak 
Samak (Populated Place) Summit County, UT 4 mi. S 6877  Woodland 
Lower Yellow Pine Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. E 9640  Hoyt Peak 
Red Pine Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 4.1 mi. S   Woodland 


Taxon Links for species Alnus incana  (L.) Moench

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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