Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03562 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Smilacina stellata (L.) Desf.
Common name   starry false Solomon's Seal
J.G. Cooper   s.n.  
   with P.H.S. Botany Club
Coll. Date 03 June 1994 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Box-Death Hollow Wilderness area, up Pine Creek; Middle Box.
     Elev.: 6600 ft. (2012 m.)
Habitat Notes in the Middle Box. 
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 37° 55'  22" N, 111° 41'  11" W
Township Range T33S, R2E, Sec. 21, 22, 23, 24, 36  
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).
Voucher Voucher for Plant Diversity at Box-Death Hollow Wilderness Area, K. Harper, 2001 
Specimen Notes [Plant Diversity at Box-Death Hollow Wilderness Area, Garfield County, Utah, USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-R-00, K. Harper, 2001]. 


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

     Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link

     Convallaria stellata L.
     Smilacina liliacea (Greene) Wynd
     Smilacina sessilifolia Nutt. ex Baker
     Smilacina stellata (L.) Desf.
     Smilacina stellata var. crassa Victorin
     Smilacina stellata var. mollis Farw.
     Smilacina stellata var. sessilifolia (Nutt. ex Baker) G. Henderson
     Smilacina stellata var. sylvatica Victorin & Rouss.
     Vagnera liliacea (Greene) Rydb.
     Vagnera sessilifolia (Nutt. ex Baker) Greene
     Vagnera stellata (L.) Morong

Common Name(s): false Solomons seal, starry false lily of the vally, starry false Solomon's seal, Starry false solomon's-seal, starry Solomon's-seal.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503656, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Maianthemum
                                        Species: Maianthemum stellatum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03562s1.jpg

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.
03201 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" same section
03200 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" same section
03638 Acer negundo      "boxelder" same section
03224 Antennaria parvifolia      "small-leaf pussytoes" same section
03215 Apocynum x floribundum  hybrid [androsaemifolium x cannabinum]   "hybrid Indian-hemp" same section
03537 Arceuthobium divaricatum      "pinyon dwarf mistletoe" same section
03237 Bahia dissecta      "ragleaf" same section
03310 Boechera demissa     same section
03346 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
03186 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" same section
03351 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" same section
03560 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" same section
03496 Heuchera rubescens  var. versicolor   "pink alumroot" same section
03455 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
03456 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
03454 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
03405 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. maculata   "scarlet gilia" same section
03407 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. maculata   "scarlet gilia" same section
03187 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" same section
03369 Lupinus sericeus  var. sericeus   "silky lupine" same section
03367 Lupinus sericeus  var. sericeus   "silky lupine" same section
03288 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" same section
03308 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" same section
03309 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" same section
03457 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" same section
03194 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" same section
03196 Pinus ponderosa      "ponderosa pine" same section
03564 Platanthera sparsiflora      "sparse-flowered bog orchid" same section
03478 Populus trichocarpa      "western balsam poplar" same section
03460 Potentilla bicrenata      "round-toothed cinquefoil" same section
03464 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" same section
03465 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" same section
03197 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" same section
03198 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" same section
03471 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" same section
03472 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" same section
03497 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
03498 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
03504 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" same section
03503 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" same section
03476 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" same section
03482 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
03483 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
03484 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" same section
03485 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" same section
03332 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  same section
03442 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Posy Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. N 8439  Posy Lake 
Posy Lake Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. N 8688  Posy Lake 
Posy Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. N 8682  Posy Lake 
Tule Lakes (Lake) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 9121  Posy Lake 
John Allen Bottom (Bend) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 9124  Posy Lake 
Beck Electronic Site (Building) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 9154  Posy Lake 
Hungry Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Posy Lake 
Deep Creek Spring 2 (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. N 9111  Posy Lake 
Deep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. E   Posy Lake 
Deep Creek Spring 1 (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9397  Posy Lake 
Blue Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. N 8153  Posy Lake 
The Gap Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. N 9603  Posy Lake 
Blue Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Posy Lake 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Posy Lake 
Upper Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 7914  Posy Lake 
Hog Ranch Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 8787  Posy Lake 
Blue Spruce Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 7897  Posy Lake 
Box-Death Hollow Wilderness (Reserve) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 7028  Posy Lake 
Skull Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. S 6605  Wide Hollow Reservoir 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. NE   Posy Lake 


Taxon Links for species Smilacina stellata  (L.) Desf.

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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