Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04471 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Saxifraga odontoloma Piper
Common name   brook saxifrage
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with D. Carter, D.M. Barnes, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 27 July 2000 
United States
Grand County
Locality La Sal Mountains, Oowa Lake;
     Elev.: 8872 ft. (2705 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain brush, spruce fir, riparian community, lake margin. 
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 38° 30'  6" N, 109° 16'  23" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Saxifraga odontoloma Piper

     Micranthes odontoloma (Piper) W.A. Weber
     Saxifraga aestivalis auct. p.p. non Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
     Saxifraga arguta auct. non D. Don
     Saxifraga punctata ssp. arguta auct. non (D. Don) HultÚn
     Saxifraga punctata var. arguta sensu Engl. & Irmsch.

Common Name(s): brook saxifrage, streambank saxifrage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=505027, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Saxifragaceae
                                    Genus: Saxifraga
                                        Species: Saxifraga odontoloma


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.
06634 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" 1.3 mi. N
04516 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" same section
04456 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" same section
04449 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" same section
06640 Carex egglestonii      "Eggleston's sedge" 1.3 mi. N
04517 Chenopodium fremontii      "Fremont's goosefoot" same section
06637 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.3 mi. N
06639 Elymus trachycaulus      "slender wheatgrass" 1.3 mi. N
04453 Equisetum arvense      "field horsetail" same section
06636 Erigeron speciosus  var. mollis   "aspen fleabane" 1.3 mi. N
04527 Galium triflorum      "fragrant bedstraw" same section
04470 Koeleria macrantha      "prairie Junegrass" same section
06635 Lupinus sericeus      "spotted silvery lupine" 1.3 mi. N
04472 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
04464 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" same section
06633 Mirabilis multiflora      "Colorado four o'clock" 1.3 mi. N
04448 Phacelia heterophylla      "variable-leaf scorpionweed" same section
04452 Platanthera huronensis      "northern green orchid" same section
04451 Poa annua      "annual bluegrass" same section
06641 Poa arctica      "arctic bluegrass" 1.3 mi. N
06638 Potentilla gracilis  var. pulcherrima   "slender cinquefoil" 1.3 mi. N
04446 Ribes leptanthum      "trumpet gooseberry" same section
04450 Senecio eremophilus      "desert ragwort" same section
04454 Sidalcea candida      "white checkerbloom" same section
04447 Solidago parryi      "Parry's goldenrod" same section
06642 Stipa nelsonii      "Nelson's needlegrass" 1.3 mi. N
04445 Streptopus amplexifolius  var. chalazatus   "clasping-leaf twisted-stalk" same section
04476 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lake Oowah (Reservoir) Grand County, UT 270 ft. W 8793  Warner Lake 
Lake Oowah Dam (Dam) Grand County, UT 270 ft. W 8793  Warner Lake 
Oowah Campground (Locale) Grand County, UT 449 ft. NE 8806  Warner Lake 
Boren Mesa (Summit) Grand County, UT 2386 ft. W 9180  Warner Lake 
Clark Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 9403  Mount Tukuhnikivatz 
Warner Lake (Reservoir) Grand County, UT 1.1 mi. N 9377  Warner Lake 
Warner Campground (Locale) Grand County, UT 1.2 mi. N 9387  Warner Lake 
Warner Ranger Station (Locale) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. N 9410  Warner Lake 
Shuman Gulch (Valley) Grand County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Warner Lake 
Dry Fork Mill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 1.2 mi. NE   Mount Waas 
Wet Fork Mill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Mount Waas 
Wilcox Flat (Flat) Grand County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9354  Warner Lake 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. E 11621  Mount Peale 
Gold Knob (Summit) Grand County, UT 2 mi. N 10985  Warner Lake 
Mill Creek Canyon Overlook (Locale) Grand County, UT 1.6 mi. W 7960  Warner Lake 
Mill Creek Bridge (Bridge) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. W 7697  Mount Tukuhnikivatz 
Gold Basin (Basin) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. S 10066  Mount Tukuhnikivatz 
Horse Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. W   Mount Peale 
Miners Basin (Basin) Grand County, UT 2.8 mi. N 9958  Warner Lake 
Geyser Pass (Gap) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 10532  Mount Peale 


Taxon Links for species Saxifraga odontoloma  Piper

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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