Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14430 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sorbus scopulina Greene
Common name   mountain-ash
R. Van Buren   1576  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 August 2005 
United States
Summit County
Locality along the Provo River, SW of the mouth of Cobble Creek Canyon, N side of Utah Highway 150, ca. 0.5 mile NE of Cobblerest Campground.
     Elev.: 8362 ft. (2549 m.)
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° 36'  0.03" N, 110° 58'  11.76" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L5S2. 


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

     Sorbus scopulina Greene

Common Name(s): Cascade mountain-ash, Greene mountainash, Greene's mountain ash, Greenes mountainash.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25326, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01420s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03722s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06183s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06192s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08936s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10914s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11312s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13013s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13013b2.jpg 
specimen image: 13013a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09532 Allium brevistylum      "short-styled wild onion" 1.6 mi. N
14512 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
14766 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
07177 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 1.2 mi. SE
14427 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1.4 mi. N
14763 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1.3 mi. N
15272 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1.4 mi. N
08988 Calystegia sepium      "hedge false bindweed" 2 mi. N
09530 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 1.6 mi. N
06566 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1.3 mi. N
14429 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" same section
08989 Chenopodium humile      "marshland goosefoot" 2 mi. N
14756 Chimaphila umbellata      "pipsissewa" 1.7 mi. N
18033 Dasiphora fruticosa     1.9 mi. N
08990 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 2 mi. N
14759 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 1.7 mi. N
14420 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 1.7 mi. N
14433 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
14761 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 98 ft. S
02289 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.2 mi. N
14432 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" same section
14423 Pyrola asarifolia      "liverleaf wintergreen" 1.7 mi. N
14425 Pyrola secunda     1.7 mi. N
14434 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.3 mi. E
18032 Ribes viscosissimum      "sticky currant" same section
14426 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  1.4 mi. N
17887 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1.5 mi. N
18031 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
08991 Salix geyeriana  var. geyeriana  2 mi. N
14762 Salix lucida      "shining willow" 1.3 mi. N
17886 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.5 mi. N
14757 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 1.7 mi. N
14760 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 98 ft. S
10914 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 19 ft. E
17888 Vaccinium caespitosum     1.5 mi. N
14421 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.7 mi. N
14758 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.7 mi. N
14765 Vaccinium membranaceum      "thinleaf huckleberry" 1.3 mi. N
14424 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 1.7 mi. N
18029 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
14428 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1.4 mi. N
18030 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" same section
14764 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1.3 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cobble Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 652 ft. E   Iron Mine Mountain 
Smooth Rock Falls (Falls) Wasatch County, UT 1958 ft. NE 8501  Iron Mine Mountain 
Cobblerest Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2554 ft. SW 8291  Iron Mine Mountain 
Alexander Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.8 mi. N 9344  Iron Mine Mountain 
Iron Mine Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. S 10335  Iron Mine Mountain 
Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 10086  Iron Mine Mountain 
Duchesne Monument (Pillar) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. W 8160  Iron Mine Mountain 
West Portal (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.5 mi. W 8157  Iron Mine Mountain 
Lambert Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 9528  Iron Mine Mountain 
West Portal Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8445  Soapstone Basin 
Spectacle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9754  Mirror Lake 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Mirror Lake 
Slate Gorge (Valley) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Mirror Lake 
Buckeye Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9686  Mirror Lake 
Slate Gorge Overlook (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. N 9013  Mirror Lake 
Shady Dell Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. W 8035  Soapstone Basin 
Broadhead Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 9945  Iron Mine Mountain 
Blue Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. N 9991  Mirror Lake 
Iron Mine Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. SE 9590  Iron Mine Mountain 
Pitt and Page Hill (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 10204  Soapstone Basin 


Taxon Links for species Sorbus scopulina  Greene

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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