Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01901 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Epilobium alpinum L.
Infraspecific    var. clavatum (Trel.) C.L. Hitchc.
J.G. Harris   1849  
Coll. Date 04 September 1986 
United States
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Mts, Cascade Mtn, near summit.
     Elev.: 10860 ft. (3311 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky scree slopes. 
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° 18'  43" N, 111° 35'  21" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Epilobium clavatum Trel.

     Epilobium alpinum var. albiflorum (Suksdorf) C.L. Hitchc.
     Epilobium alpinum var. clavatum (Trel.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Epilobium clavatum var. glareosum (G.N. Jones) Munz
     Epilobium glareosum G.N. Jones

Common Name(s): clavatefruit willowweed, clubfruit willowherb, talus willowherb.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27297, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Myrtales
                                Family: Onagraceae
                                    Genus: Epilobium
                                        Species: Epilobium clavatum


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.
01994 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
06160 Aquilegia coerulea      "Colorado columbine" 2786 ft. S
06425 Arenaria nuttallii      "Nuttall's sandwort" 2786 ft. S
01891 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" same section
01825 Boechera lemmonii     same section
01899 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "meadow-beauty paintbrush" same section
01283 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1.8 mi. SE
06168 Collomia debilis      "alpine mountain trumpet" 2786 ft. S
01892 Collomia debilis      "alpine mountain trumpet" same section
01493 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 1.7 mi. NE
01894 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" same section
02785 Eremogone ferrisiae      "Ferris' sandwort" 1.8 mi. SE
06430 Erigeron compositus      "cut-leaf fleabane" 2786 ft. S
01887 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" same section
06161 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" 2786 ft. S
01832 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
06423 Erigeron speciosus  var. mollis   "three-nerved fleabane" 2786 ft. S
01831 Erigeron subtrinervis      "three-nerved fleabane" same section
01885 Erigeron subtrinervis      "three-nerved fleabane" same section
01900 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" same section
01491 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 1.7 mi. NE
01895 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" same section
06424 Haplopappus acaulis  var. glabratus   "stemless goldenweed" 2786 ft. S
01886 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" same section
06166 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 2786 ft. S
01893 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" same section
00315 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" 1.8 mi. SE
01890 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" same section
06431 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 2786 ft. S
06426 Lesquerella alpina      "western bladderpod" 2786 ft. S
01889 Ligusticum filicinum      "fernleaf licorice-root" same section
00354 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1.8 mi. SE
01488 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 1.7 mi. NE
06429 Lupinus argenteus  var. rubricaulis   "red-stemmed silvery lupine" 2786 ft. S
01828 Minuartia nuttallii      "Nuttall's sandwort" same section
01829 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
06164 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 2786 ft. S
01492 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1.7 mi. NE
06162 Penstemon humilis  var. humilis   "low beardtongue" 2786 ft. S
06163 Penstemon montanus      "cord-root beardtongue" 2786 ft. S
01487 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" 1.7 mi. NE
01902 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" same section
01876 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" same section
06167 Ranunculus adoneus  var. alpinus   "alpine buttercup" 2786 ft. S
01888 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
01490 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1.7 mi. NE
15212 Sambucus caerulea     2 mi. S
01826 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" same section
06427 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 2786 ft. S
01824 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" same section
01830 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" same section
06170 Solidago multiradiata      "low goldenrod" 2786 ft. S
01489 Sphaeralcea munroana      "Munroe's globemallow" 1.7 mi. NE
06165 Synthyris laciniata      "western kittentails" 2786 ft. S
06428 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" 2786 ft. S
00279 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.8 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cascade Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1740 ft. S 10817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Frazier Trailer Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 7947  Bridal Veil Falls 
Hope Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6651  Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N 5948  Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls Sky Ride (Locale) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 5499  Bridal Veil Falls 
Upper Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 5817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Lost Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Bridal Veil Falls 
Nunns (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 5154  Bridal Veil Falls 
Davis Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Bridal Veil Falls 
Canyon Glen (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NW 5049  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rotary Park Picnic Area (Park) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NW 5043  Bridal Veil Falls 
Canyon Glen Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NW 5004  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rotary Park (Park) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 5404  Bridal Veil Falls 
Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Bridal Veil Falls 
Springdell (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 4974  Bridal Veil Falls 
Snow Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Bridal Veil Falls 
Rock Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S 6907  Bridal Veil Falls 
Mountain Range Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5194  Bridal Veil Falls 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S   Bridal Veil Falls 


Taxon Links for species Epilobium alpinum  L.

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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