Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07041 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Caragana arborescens Lam.
Common name   Siberian peashrub
Donna M. Barnes   2302  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 05 June 2002 
United States
Locality Ephriam Canyon, Great Basin Experimental Range, abandoned experimental station, Majors Flat;
     Elev.: 6891 ft. (2101 m.)
Habitat Notes dry open meadow. 
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° 20'  13.98" N, 111° 31'  16.2" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Caragana arborescens Lam.

Common Name(s): Siberian peashrub.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26529, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Caragana
                                        Species: Caragana arborescens


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07041s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07040 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
07098 Lonicera fragrantissima      "sweet breath of spring" same section
07039 Lonicera tatarica      "Tatarian honeysuckle" same section
06953 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" same section
03736 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 2245 ft. W
03738 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 2245 ft. W
03737 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 2245 ft. W
15905 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 2245 ft. W
03712 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 2245 ft. W
06954 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Maple Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1451 ft. W   Danish Knoll 
New Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2233 ft. N   Danish Knoll 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2701 ft. W   Danish Knoll 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 7130  Ephraim 
White Ledge Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. E   Danish Knoll 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 8439  Ephraim 
Bald Mountain Wildlife Management Area (Park) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 7540  Ephraim 
Lake Hill Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 8445  Danish Knoll 
Ephraim Canyon State Wildlife Management Area (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. W 7182  Ephraim 
Cane Valley Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 5893  Ephraim 
Jimmys Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Danish Knoll 
South Fork Willow Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Danish Knoll 
Great Basin Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 8846  Danish Knoll 
Gal Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 6053  Ephraim 
Ephraim Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Ephraim 
Mud Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 8819  Danish Knoll 
Dusterburgs Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 8862  Danish Knoll 
Left Fork Cotton Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Danish Knoll 
Mill Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. W 5843  Ephraim 
Little Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 5893  Ephraim 


Taxon Links for species Caragana arborescens  Lam.

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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