Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02144 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Juniperus scopulorum Sarg.
Common name   Rocky Mountain juniper
S. Freeman   s.n.  
Coll. Date 14 September 1995 
United States
Utah County
Locality on Squaw Peak trail road, just N of, and higher up than Rock Canyon Campground; on the outcrop that looks out over Rock Canyon and along the road, within a couple hundred yards.
Habitat Notes aspen 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° 16'  4" N, 111° 35'  50" W
Township Range T6S, R3E, Sec. 27  
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):

     Juniperus scopulorum Sarg.

     Juniperus scopulorum var. columnaris Fassett
     Juniperus virginiana var. montana Vasey
     Juniperus virginiana ssp. scopulorum (Sarg.) E. Murr.
     Juniperus virginiana var. scopulorum (Sarg.) Lemmon
     Sabina scopulorum (Sarg.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): Enebro riparío, Rocky Mountain juniper.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=194872, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Cupressaceae
                                Genus: Juniperus
                                    Species: Juniperus scopulorum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02144s2.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.
15436 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 1.2 mi. W
02507 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 1.4 mi. NE
02926 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" 1 mi. N
06852 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" 1 mi. N
00381 Astragalus drummondii      "Drummond's milkvetch" 1 mi. N
00481 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1 mi. N
14998 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 1 mi. E
01862 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" same section
01857 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" same section
01283 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 2.2 mi. NE
09216 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
02142 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
00498 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1 mi. N
06854 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1 mi. N
00428 Comandra umbellata  var. pallida  1 mi. N
01856 Cornus sericea  var. sericea   "redosier dogwood" same section
01855 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" same section
13209 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" same section
00165 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
06853 Dicentra uniflora      "longhorn steer's-head" 1 mi. N
02506 Eremogone ferrisiae      "Ferris' sandwort" 1.4 mi. NE
02785 Eremogone ferrisiae      "Ferris' sandwort" 2.2 mi. NE
06855 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" 1 mi. N
01865 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" same section
01547 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1 mi. N
00399 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1 mi. N
02023 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 2847 ft. E
00315 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" 2.2 mi. NE
01548 Iberis umbellata      "globe candytuft" 1 mi. N
00464 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1 mi. N
01868 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" same section
00354 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 2.2 mi. NE
01863 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" same section
00402 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" 1 mi. N
06851 Orogenia linearifolia      "Great Basin Indian potato" 1 mi. N
01897 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
02145 Pachystima myrsinites     same section
15439 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" 1.2 mi. W
01871 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
00166 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
01860 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" same section
00340 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
08483 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 2038 ft. N
15438 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.2 mi. W
02508 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.4 mi. NE
01869 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
01861 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
01866 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. alpinum   "alpine Jacob's-ladder" same section
02143 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" same section
15437 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 1.2 mi. W
09219 Populus trichocarpa      "western balsam poplar" same section
01549 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1 mi. N
00371 Purshia tridentata      "antelope bitterbrush" 1 mi. N
00421 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  1 mi. N
00373 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 1 mi. N
15279 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1 mi. W
03027 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 1 mi. W
15212 Sambucus caerulea     1.3 mi. N
15381 Sambucus caerulea     same section
15382 Sambucus caerulea     same section
01859 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" same section
06850 Stellaria jamesiana     1 mi. N
01870 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. oreophilus   "mountain snowberry" same section
02927 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1 mi. N
01867 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" same section
01858 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" same section
00279 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 2.2 mi. NE
01864 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section
06849 Viola purpurea  var. venosa  1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Second Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1213 ft. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
First Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1473 ft. W   Springville 
First Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1672 ft. W   Bridal Veil Falls 
Second Right Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2226 ft. E   Springville 
Rock Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. E 6907  Bridal Veil Falls 
Y Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 8452  Bridal Veil Falls 
Burnt Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Dry Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Squaw Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W 7678  Bridal Veil Falls 
Cold Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 8153  Springville 
Maple Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 7746  Springville 
Hellspot Tower (Tower) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W 5125  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 5148  Orem 
Hope Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 6651  Bridal Veil Falls 
Cascade Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N 10817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Boardman Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S 7189  Springville 
Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Springville 
Provo Temple (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. W 4912  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. W 4981  Orem 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Bridal Veil Falls 


Taxon Links for species Juniperus scopulorum  Sarg.

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

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