Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13950 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Saxifraga odontoloma Piper
Common name   brook saxifrage
J.G. Harris   4692  
Coll. Date 18 July 2007 
United States
Juab County
Locality Deep Creek Range, upper Indian Farm Creek Canyon;
     Elev.: 9610 ft. (2930 m.)
Habitat Notes wet areas along stream. 
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 39° 51'  7" N, 113° 52'  51" 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):

     Saxifraga odontoloma Piper

     Micranthes odontoloma (Piper) W.A. Weber
     Saxifraga aestivalis auct. p.p. non Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
     Saxifraga arguta auct. non D. Don
     Saxifraga punctata ssp. arguta auct. non (D. Don) HultÚn
     Saxifraga punctata var. arguta sensu Engl. & Irmsch.

Common Name(s): brook saxifrage, streambank saxifrage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=505027, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Saxifragaceae
                                    Genus: Saxifraga
                                        Species: Saxifraga odontoloma


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.
11177 Abies concolor      "white fir" 2249 ft. E
13954 Aconitum columbianum  subsp. columbianum   "western monkshood" same section
11009 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" same section
11202 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1665 ft. SW
11042 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1.1 mi. NW
11169 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 2249 ft. E
11304 Angelica kingii      "King's angelica" 2412 ft. W
13952 Angelica kingii      "King's angelica" same section
13134 Angelica kingii      "King's angelica" 2412 ft. W
11303 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1665 ft. SW
12239 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
13963 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 2940 ft. SE
11186 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" 1.7 mi. NW
13956 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" same section
11200 Aquilegia formosa  var. formosa   "western columbine" 1665 ft. SW
11223 Arabis lyallii      "Lyall's rockcress" 2728 ft. W
11160 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 1568 ft. W
11179 Arnica cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf arnica" same section
11203 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" 1665 ft. SW
11233 Astragalus calycosus  var. mancus   "alpine Torrey's milkvetch" same section
11300 Astragalus calycosus  var. mancus   "alpine Torrey's milkvetch" 2249 ft. E
11232 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" same section
11032 Astragalus piutensis      "Marysvale milkvetch" same section
11033 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" same section
11204 Barbarea orthoceras      "American yellowrocket" 1665 ft. SW
11189 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 1.7 mi. NW
11157 Boechera demissa     1568 ft. W
11031 Boechera holboellii  var. secunda  same section
12244 Boechera lemmonii     same section
11227 Boechera microphylla     same section
11038 Camelina microcarpa      "littlepod false flax" 1.1 mi. NW
11207 Carex scopulorum      "mountain sedge" 1665 ft. SW
11208 Carex straminiformis      "Shasta sedge" 1665 ft. SW
11020 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
11041 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1.1 mi. NW
11021 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" same section
13968 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" 2940 ft. SE
11168 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" 2249 ft. E
11013 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "meadow-beauty paintbrush" same section
11229 Ceanothus martinii      "Martin's ceanothus" same section
13961 Chamerion angustifolium  var. angustifolium  512 ft. S
11228 Chimaphila umbellata  var. occidentalis  same section
11026 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
11028 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" same section
11181 Comandra umbellata      "bastard toadflax" same section
13959 Corallorhiza maculata      "spotted coralroot" 512 ft. S
11178 Corallorhiza maculata      "spotted coralroot" same section
11219 Cymopterus hendersonii      "Henderson's rock parsley" same section
11164 Cymopterus hendersonii      "Henderson's rock parsley" 2249 ft. E
11305 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 2412 ft. W
11206 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 1665 ft. SW
16832 Delphinium x occidentale  hybrid [barbeyi x glaucum]  same section
16831 Delphinium x occidentale  hybrid [barbeyi x glaucum]  same section
11015 Delphinium x occidentale  hybrid [barbeyi x glaucum]  same section
13953 Dodecatheon redolens      "scented shootingstar" same section
11198 Dodecatheon redolens      "scented shootingstar" 1665 ft. SW
12052 Draba albertina      "alpine whitlow-cress" 1665 ft. SW
12245 Draba albertina      "alpine whitlow-cress" same section
13975 Draba crassifolia      "thick-leaf whitlow-cress" 2940 ft. SE
12241 Draba globosa      "round-fruited whitlow-cress" same section
11498 Draba globosa      "round-fruited whitlow-cress" 2249 ft. E
12037 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" 2728 ft. W
12036 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" 1.1 mi. NW
12034 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" same section
12035 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" 1568 ft. W
13974 Draba lonchocarpa      "long-pod whitlow-cress" 2940 ft. SE
13976 Draba oligosperma      "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 2940 ft. SE
12039 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1.1 mi. NW
11154 Dryopteris filix-mas      "male-fern" 1568 ft. W
11199 Epilobium hornemannii  var. lactiflorum  1665 ft. SW
11036 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" 1.1 mi. NW
13970 Ericameria discoidea      "whitestem goldenbush" 2940 ft. SE
11167 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 2249 ft. E
11030 Erigeron jonesii      "Jones' fleabane" same section
11322 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" same section
13967 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" 2940 ft. SE
11301 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" 2249 ft. E
11321 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
11014 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
11307 Geranium richardsonii      "Richardson's geranium" 2412 ft. W
11196 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 1665 ft. SW
11163 Geum rossii      "Ross' avens" 2249 ft. E
13965 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" 2940 ft. SE
12250 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" same section
13951 Habenaria dilatata  var. leucostachys   "Sierra bog orchid" same section
11222 Hackelia ibapensis      "Ibapah tickweed" 2728 ft. W
11043 Hackelia ibapensis      "Ibapah tickweed" 1.1 mi. NW
11019 Hackelia ibapensis      "Ibapah tickweed" same section
11215 Haplopappus watsonii  var. watsonii   "Watson's goldenbush" same section
11231 Hesperostipa comata  subsp. intermedia   "needle-and-thread grass" same section
11034 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 1.1 mi. NW
14003 Heuchera rubescens      "pink alumroot" 2940 ft. SE
11221 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
11039 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1.1 mi. NW
11224 Jamesia americana  var. macrocalyx   "Wasatch cliff bush" 2728 ft. W
11194 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 1665 ft. SW
11022 Lupinus arbustus      "spurred lupine" same section
11165 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" 2249 ft. E
11010 Mertensia oblongifolia      "western bluebells" same section
11012 Microseris nutans      "nodding silverpuffs" same section
11025 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" same section
11195 Mimulus breweri      "Brewer's monkeyflower" 1665 ft. SW
13949 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" same section
12248 Minuartia obtusiloba      "alpine sandwort" same section
11217 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
11024 Montia perfoliata  var. perfoliata  same section
12040 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 2249 ft. E
11185 Opuntia polyacantha  var. polyacantha   "hairspine pricklypear" same section
11213 Orobanche fasciculata      "clustered broomrape" same section
11212 Orthilia secunda      "sidebells wintergreen" 2412 ft. W
11306 Osmorhiza chilensis      "sweetcicely" 2412 ft. W
11184 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
11016 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
11170 Oxytropis parryi      "Parry's oxytrope" 2249 ft. E
11035 Penstemon humilis  var. desereticus   "Deseret low beardtongue" 1.1 mi. NW
11182 Penstemon watsonii      "Watson's beardtongue" same section
11205 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1665 ft. SW
11156 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1568 ft. W
13964 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 2940 ft. SE
11017 Phacelia linearis      "thread-leaf scorpionweed" same section
11029 Phacelia linearis      "thread-leaf scorpionweed" same section
11018 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  same section
11209 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" 1665 ft. SW
11161 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" 2249 ft. E
11176 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" 2249 ft. E
11175 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" 2249 ft. E
11193 Platanthera dilatata  var. leucostachys   "Sierra bog orchid" 1665 ft. SW
11218 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" same section
11230 Poa nervosa  var. wheeleri   "Wheeler's bluegrass" same section
11173 Poa nervosa  var. wheeleri   "Wheeler's bluegrass" 2249 ft. E
11158 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  1568 ft. W
12240 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. pulcherrimum  same section
13966 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. pulcherrimum  2940 ft. SE
11201 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 1665 ft. SW
11027 Polygonum douglasii  var. johnstonii  same section
11187 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 1.7 mi. NW
11037 Potentilla multisecta      "feather-leaf cinquefoil" 1.1 mi. NW
11162 Potentilla multisecta      "feather-leaf cinquefoil" 2249 ft. E
12246 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" same section
11216 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" same section
13960 Pterospora andromedea      "woodland pinedrops" 512 ft. S
13958 Pyrola asarifolia      "liverleaf wintergreen" 512 ft. S
12247 Ranunculus adoneus      "alpine buttercup" same section
11159 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1568 ft. W
13969 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" 2940 ft. SE
13957 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
11308 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 2412 ft. W
13962 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  512 ft. S
11211 Saxifraga odontoloma      "brook saxifrage" 2412 ft. W
11171 Selaginella watsonii      "Watson's spikemoss" 2249 ft. E
11011 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section
11023 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
11166 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 2249 ft. E
11225 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
11220 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" same section
12249 Silene acaulis      "moss campion" same section
11226 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" same section
11309 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" same section
11302 Stellaria jamesiana     1665 ft. SW
11040 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.1 mi. NW
11183 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" same section
11188 Trifolium longipes  var. hansenii   "Hansen's summer clover" 1.7 mi. NW
11210 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" 1665 ft. SW
11174 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" 2249 ft. E
11180 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" same section
11155 Woodsia scopulina  subsp. laurentiana   "mountain cliff fern" 1568 ft. W
11197 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" 1665 ft. SW
13955 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Haystack Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. W 11903  Ibapah Peak 
Deep Creek Range (Range) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. W 11526  Ibapah Peak 
The Meadows (Flat) Juab County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9206  Goshute 
Scotts Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. N 7664  Goshute 
Chimney Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 3 mi. N 8531  Goshute 
North Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Goshute 
Ibapah Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 11982  Ibapah Peak 
Indian Squaw Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 7628  Goshute Canyon 
Rocky Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. N 10670  Goshute 
The Delle (Basin) Juab County, UT 4.2 mi. NW 7349  Goshute 
Birch Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 4.1 mi. W   Goshute 
Red Mountain (Summit) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. SW 11497  Ibapah Peak 
Big Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 4.6 mi. NE   Goshute 
Middle Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 4.6 mi. NE   Goshute Canyon 
Oro del Rey Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 8701  Goshute Canyon 
Falkenberg Ranch (Locale) Juab County, UT 5.4 mi. SE 5456  Indian Farm Creek 
Rocky Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 5.5 mi. NW 6618  Goshute 
Queen of Sheba Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 5.4 mi. SW 9453  Ibapah Peak 
Goshute Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.6 mi. NE   Goshute 
Rocky Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 6 mi. NW   Goshute 


Taxon Links for species Saxifraga odontoloma  Piper

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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