Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07923 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Vaccinium membranaceum Douglas ex Torr.
Common name   thinleaf huckleberry
M. Armstrong   s.n.  
Coll. Date 07 September 2002 
United States
Duchesne County
Locality Highway 150, Uinta Scenic Highway, W of Bald Mt
     Elev.: 10435 ft. (3181 m.)
Habitat Notes conifer forest 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 40° 12'  33" N, 110° 54'  50" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Vaccinium membranaceum Dougl. ex Torr.

     Vaccinium coccineum Piper
     Vaccinium globulare Rydb.
     Vaccinium membranaceum var. rigidum (Hook.) Fern.

Common Name(s): thinleaf huckleberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23601, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Ericales
                                Family: Ericaceae
                                    Genus: Vaccinium
                                        Species: Vaccinium membranaceum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07923s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02215s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Deep Creek Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 0.7 mi. SE   Deep Creek Canyon 
Deep Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 0.7 mi. SE   Strawberry Reservoir NE 
Racetrack Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 6683  Deep Creek Canyon 
Currant Creek Wildlife Management Area (Park) Duchesne County, UT 1 mi. NE 7215  Deep Creek Canyon 
Wildcat Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Strawberry Reservoir NE 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Duchesne County, UT 2.8 mi. E 6697  Fruitland 
North Fork Deep Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Strawberry Reservoir NE 
Water Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. NW   Jimmies Point 
Little Dry Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. NW   Jimmies Point 
Wildcat Wildlife Management Area (Park) Duchesne County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 8091  Deep Creek Canyon 
Fruitland Cemetery (Cemetery) Duchesne County, UT 3.1 mi. E 6687  Fruitland 
Right Fork Grass Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.1 mi. NE   Raspberry Knoll 
Fruitland (Populated Place) Duchesne County, UT 3.9 mi. E 6628  Fruitland 
Wagon Boss Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 5.1 mi. NW   Raspberry Knoll 
Grass Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.7 mi. NE   Raspberry Knoll 
Slab Canyon (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 5.8 mi. S   Strawberry Peak 
Rough Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 5.5 mi. NE   Raspberry Knoll 
Currant Creek Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 8419  Fruitland 
Little Red Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 6.2 mi. NW   Raspberry Knoll 
Big Dry Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 6.2 mi. NW   Jimmies Point 


Taxon Links for species Vaccinium membranaceum  Douglas ex Torr.

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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