Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12821 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Viola purpurea Kellogg
Infraspecific    var. venosa (S. Watson) Brainerd
Donna M. Barnes   5729  
Coll. Date 30 May 2007 
United States
Wasatch County
Locality American Fork Canyon, TR 038, [E of American Fork Canyon, FR 085, E of Pole Line Pass, near Provo Deer Creek];
     Elev.: 8713 ft. (2656 m.)
Habitat Notes slope N of road, dark rocky soil. 
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° 32'  12" N, 111° 33'  40" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Viola purpurea ssp. venosa (S. Wats.) M.S. Baker & J.C. Clausen

     Viola purpurea ssp. atriplicifolia (Greene) M.S. Baker & J.C. Clausen ex M.E. Peck
     Viola purpurea var. atriplicifolia (Greene) M.E. Peck
     Viola purpurea var. venosa (S. Wats.) Brainerd
     Viola venosa (S. Wats.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): goosefoot violet, goosefoot yellow violet.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524827, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Violales
                                Family: Violaceae
                                    Genus: Viola
                                        Species: Viola purpurea
                                            Subspecies: Viola purpurea ssp. venosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 12925c1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12823 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" same section
12822 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pole Line Pass (Gap) Wasatch County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 8941  Brighton 
Sandy Baker Pass (Gap) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. SW 8734  Brighton 
Ant Knolls (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. N 9859  Brighton 
Big Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. S 7776  Brighton 
Big Flat (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. N 8324  Brighton 
Pot Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. SE   Brighton 
Big Flat Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. N 8777  Brighton 
Middle Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 8127  Brighton 
Dry Fork (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Brighton 
Bay State Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 7825  Brighton 
Pacific Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 7769  Brighton 
Miller Hill Tunnel (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 7648  Brighton 
Baker Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Brighton 
Forest Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 8511  Brighton 
Mill Flat (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 6726  Brighton 
Lundeen Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Brighton 
Snake Creek Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8258  Brighton 
Dutchman Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. W 7573  Brighton 
Lavina Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Brighton 
Steamboat Tunnel (Mine) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8665  Brighton 


Taxon Links for species Viola purpurea  Kellogg

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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