Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05134 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Rubus discolor Weihe & Nees
Common name   Himalayan blackberry
K.T. Harper   2001-86  
Coll. Date 10 June 2001 
United States
Utah County
Locality 0.5 miles E of I-15 freeway, along road into Santaquin Canyon.
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 39° 57'  58" N, 111° 46'  34" W
Township Range T10S, R1E, Sec. 12  
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).


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

     Rubus discolor Weihe & Nees

     Rubus procerus auct. non P.J. Muell. ex Genev

Common Name(s): Himalaya blackberry, Himalayan blackberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24852, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05134s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06195 Artemisia tridentata  var. wyomingensis   "Wyoming big sagebrush" same section
06191 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. gnaphalodes   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" same section
15294 Crepis       "hawksbeard" 1 mi. S
05523 Euthamia occidentalis      "western goldenrod" 2.2 mi. S
06198 Helianthus annuus  subsp. lenticularis   "common sunflower" same section
15295 Linum perenne      "blue flax" 1 mi. S
17954 Lonicera utahensis      "Utah honeysuckle" same section
06190 Parthenocissus quinquefolia      "Virginia creeper" same section
06193 Polygonum aubertii     same section
06194 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" same section
17955 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Santaquin City Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 2315 ft. NW 5049  Santaquin 
Santaquin Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S 5191  Santaquin 
Santaquin Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S 5191  Santaquin 
Santaquin Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Calvary Chapel Assembly of God Church (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 4994  Santaquin 
Santaquin (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 4984  Santaquin 
Santaquin Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. N 4977  Santaquin 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Santaquin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 4928  Santaquin 
Summit Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
West Park (Flat) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NW 4997  Santaquin 
Santaquin School (School) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 4971  Santaquin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 4964  Santaquin 
Bountiful Peak Picnic Area (Locale) Davis County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 4895  Santaquin 
Golden Relief Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 5745  Payson Lakes 
Cedar Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Santaquin 
Syndicate Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E 7159  Payson Lakes 
Summit Creek Number Two Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W 4944  Santaquin 
Summit Creek Number Two Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W 4944  Santaquin 
Holladay Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4695  West Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Rubus discolor  Weihe & Nees

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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