Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07626 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Potentilla anserina L.
Common name   silverweed
Donna M. Barnes   2979  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 25 June 2002 
United States
Weber County
Locality Highway 39, E of Huntsville, south fork of Ogden River, at beaver pond.
     Elev.: 7667 ft. (2338 m.)
Habitat Notes wet meadow, Salix community. 
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 41° 29'  4" N, 111° 24'  7" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Argentina anserina (L.) Rydb.

     Argentina anserina var. concolor (Ser.) Rydb.
     Argentina argentea (L.) Rydb.
     Potentilla anserina L.
     Potentilla anserina var. concolor Ser.
     Potentilla anserina var. sericea Hayne
     Potentilla anserina var. yukonensis (HultÚn) Boivin
     Potentilla egedii ssp. yukonensis (HultÚn) HultÚn
     Potentilla yukonensis HultÚn

Common Name(s): silverweed cinquefoil.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=184598, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07626s1.jpg

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.
07623 Carex pellita      "woolly sedge" same section
07624 Carex straminiformis      "Shasta sedge" same section
07631 Carex vesicaria      "blister sedge" same section
07628 Cryptantha fendleri      "Fendler's forget-me-not" same section
07630 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" same section
07627 Penstemon procerus  var. procerus   "pincushion beardtongue" same section
07625 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. alpinum   "alpine Jacob's-ladder" same section
07629 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Millie Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 0.7 mi. W 7750  Dairy Ridge 
Petes Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 0.7 mi. W 7704  Dairy Ridge 
Chicken Creek (Stream) Rich County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Curtis Ridge 
Zeke Hollow Corral (Locale) Rich County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 7661  Dairy Ridge 
Walton Gulch (Valley) Rich County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Curtis Ridge 
Phosphate Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 7566  Dairy Ridge 
Lewis Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 7694  Curtis Ridge 
Zeke Hollow (Valley) Rich County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Dairy Ridge 
Strawberry Ridge (Ridge) Rich County, UT 2 mi. E 7809  Meachum Ridge 
Sugar Pine Canyon (Valley) Rich County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Dairy Ridge 
Beaver Pond Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 7248  Birch Creek Reservoirs 
Woodruff Park (Flat) Rich County, UT 3.3 mi. N 7786  Curtis Ridge 
Peggy Hollow (Valley) Rich County, UT 3 mi. SW   Dairy Ridge 
Sugar Pine Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 7536  Dairy Ridge 
White Pine Hollow (Valley) Rich County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Dairy Ridge 
Peggy Hollow Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 7704  Dairy Ridge 
Little Crawford Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 3.4 mi. N 7953  Curtis Ridge 
Cave Spring (Spring) Rich County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 7805  Dairy Ridge 
Wheeler Creek (Stream) Rich County, UT 3.8 mi. S   Dairy Ridge 
Dip Hollow (Valley) Rich County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Dairy Ridge 


Taxon Links for species Potentilla anserina  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

Google Images

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