Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10272 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Balsamorhiza macrophylla Nutt.
Common name   cut-leaf balsamroot
R. Mack   177  
Coll. Date 02 August 1978 
United States
Cache County
Locality on trail between Tony Grove and White Pine Lake.
     Elev.: 7800 ft. (2378 m.)
Habitat Notes S facing slope. 
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° 52'  5" N, 111° 36'  54" W
Township Range T13N, R3E  
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):

     Balsamorhiza macrophylla Nutt.

Common Name(s): cutleaf balsamroot.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36816, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Balsamorhiza
                                        Species: Balsamorhiza macrophylla


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10272s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00238s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03887s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05791s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14675 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 1.5 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bubble Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2164 ft. NW 7687  Temple Peak 
Hansen Pond (Lake) Cache County, UT 1.1 mi. W 7963  Mount Elmer 
Tony Grove Lake Trailhead (Locale) Cache County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7927  Naomi Peak 
Selman Reservoir (Reservoir) Cache County, UT 1.9 mi. N 7372  Tony Grove Creek 
Tony Grove Lake Campground (Locale) Cache County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 8088  Naomi Peak 
Bear Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Naomi Peak 
Coldwater Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 8665  Naomi Peak 
Twin Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Tony Grove Creek 
Right Tony Grove Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Tony Grove Creek 
Blind Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Naomi Peak 
Ricks Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 5866  Temple Peak 
Tony Grove Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 8048  Naomi Peak 
Twin Creek Corral (Locale) Cache County, UT 2 mi. E 6211  Temple Peak 
Temple Fork (Stream) Cache County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Temple Peak 
Goring Pond (Lake) Cache County, UT 2.7 mi. N 7051  Tony Grove Creek 
Lewis M Turner Campground (Locale) Cache County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 6388  Tony Grove Creek 
Twin Bridges Picnic Area (Locale) Cache County, UT 3.1 mi. S 5709  Temple Peak 
South Fork Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Mount Elmer 
West Hodges Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Temple Peak 
Hidden Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 3 mi. SE 6555  Temple Peak 


Taxon Links for species Balsamorhiza macrophylla  Nutt.

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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