Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04494 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Hypericum scouleri Hook.
Common name   western St. Johnswort
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with D. Carter, D.M. Barnes, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 26 July 2000 
United States
San Juan County
Locality [Elk Ridge Road (FR 088), Kigalia Guard Station;
     Elev.: 8400 ft. (2561 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-ponderosa pine forest. 
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° 39'  23" N, 109° 49'  34" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Hypericum scouleri Hook.

Common Name(s): Scouler St. Johnswort, Scouler's St. Johnswort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503143, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Theales
                                Family: Clusiaceae
                                    Genus: Hypericum
                                        Species: Hypericum scouleri


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04494s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03133s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04478 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1.4 mi. N
06228 Cladonia chlorophaea      "cup lichen" 2.1 mi. SW
06230 Cladonia pyxidata      "cup lichen" 2.1 mi. SW
04480 Eremogone congesta  var. congesta  1.4 mi. N
04479 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 1.4 mi. N
04495 Pedicularis procera      "giant lousewort" same section
04493 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. N
04477 Phemeranthus brevifolius      "pygmy fameflower" 1.4 mi. N
04492 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" 1.2 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Squaw Water Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 1687 ft. NW 8330  Kigalia Point 
Squaw Water Hole (Lake) San Juan County, UT 2520 ft. SE 7681  Kigalia Point 
Arch Canyon Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. N 8445  Kigalia Point 
Kigalia Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. N 8370  Kigalia Point 
Ute Cabin (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. N 8334  Kigalia Point 
South Elk Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. N 8324  Kigalia Point 
Keystone Arch (Arch) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 6680  Kigalia Point 
Posey Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. S 8209  South Long Point 
Peavine Trail (Trail) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 7697  Kigalia Point 
Butts Canyon (Cape) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. E 8088  Kigalia Point 
Hammond Canyon Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8252  Kigalia Point 
Little Notch (Gap) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8255  Kigalia Point 
South Long Point (Cape) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. S 8327  South Long Point 
Butts Point (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. E 8012  Kigalia Point 
Kigalia Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8570  Kigalia Point 
Bears Ears (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 8488  Kigalia Point 
Bears Ears Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. SW 8508  Kigalia Point 
Twin Springs (Spring) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 8701  Woodenshoe Buttes 
Wabin Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 8727  Kigalia Point 
Short Point (Cape) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 8075  South Long Point 


Taxon Links for species Hypericum scouleri  Hook.

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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