Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02171 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Holodiscus dumosus (Nutt. ex Hook.) A. Heller
Common name   mountainspray
S. Freeman   s.n.  
Coll. Date 28 September 1995 
United States
Utah County
Locality near the mouth of Rock Canyon and along the trail up Rock Canyon.
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° 38'  7" W
Township Range T6S, R3E, Sec. 29  
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):

     Holodiscus dumosus (Nutt. ex Hook.) Heller

     Holodiscus discolor var. dumosus (Nutt. ex Hook.) Maxim. ex Coult.
     Holodiscus dumosus var. typicus Ley

Common Name(s): bush oceanspray, rockspirea.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25178, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Holodiscus
                                        Species: Holodiscus dumosus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02207 Abies concolor      "white fir" same section
15011 Abies concolor      "white fir" 2058 ft. SW
02066 Abies concolor      "white fir" same section
05005 Acer ginnala      "Amur maple" 1.4 mi. SE
02180 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" same section
02181 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" same section
02067 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" same section
05007 Acer platanoides      "Norway maple" 1.4 mi. SE
05002 Acer saccharinum      "silver maple" 1.4 mi. SE
06786 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" 2 mi. N
15262 Alnus incana      "gray alder" 1794 ft. SW
02175 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" same section
06825 Amsinckia menziesii      "Menzies' fiddleneck" same section
15123 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" 2612 ft. SW
15367 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" same section
02203 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
03123 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" same section
05838 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" 1 mi. W
01445 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1 mi. N
14925 Balsamorhiza       "balsamroot" same section
15407 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" same section
15009 Berberis repens      "Oregongrape" 2705 ft. SW
15125 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 2612 ft. SW
02174 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" same section
14926 Boraginaceae      same section
02167 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" same section
02183 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" same section
02068 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" same section
15319 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 2318 ft. SW
04647 Cedrus libani     1.4 mi. SE
04648 Cedrus libani     1.4 mi. SE
02166 Celtis occidentalis      "common hackberry" same section
14619 Celtis reticulata     1852 ft. SW
15409 Celtis reticulata     same section
02185 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
15366 Chrysothamnus nauseosus      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
02069 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
15412 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
14627 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
01447 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 1 mi. N
02070 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
01448 Crepis occidentalis  var. pumila   "western hawksbeard" 1 mi. N
15316 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 2318 ft. SW
00270 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 2522 ft. SW
15313 Equisetum       "horsetail" 1.3 mi. SE
02168 Eremogone ferrisiae      "Ferris' sandwort" same section
15107 Eremogone macradenia      "desert sandwort" 1792 ft. SW
15410 Eremogone macradenia      "desert sandwort" same section
02792 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1 mi. N
06789 Galium aparine  var. echinospermum   "catchweed bedstraw" 2 mi. N
06790 Galium bifolium      "twinleaf bedstraw" 2 mi. N
05001 Ginkgo biloba      "maidenhair tree" 1.4 mi. SE
15368 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
02024 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" same section
02020 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" same section
15441 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1.3 mi. N
02176 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
00346 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 2522 ft. SW
14624 Jamesia americana      "cliff bush" same section
02173 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" same section
15408 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" same section
02184 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" same section
06787 Lathyrus pauciflorus      "few-flowered pea" 2 mi. N
14924 Linaria       "toadflax" same section
01446 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 1 mi. N
15318 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 2318 ft. SW
06788 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 2 mi. N
00418 Lomatium triternatum  subsp. platycarpum   "Great Basin desert parsley" 2152 ft. SW
02186 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" same section
05836 Malus pumila      "cultivated apple" 1.5 mi. SE
15317 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 2318 ft. SW
01451 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 1 mi. N
13627 Melilotus albus     same section
01449 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 1 mi. N
06856 Nemophila breviflora      "basin nemophila" 2 mi. N
02182 Pachystima myrsinites     same section
14618 Parthenocissus quinquefolia      "Virginia creeper" 1852 ft. SW
01450 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1 mi. N
00334 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
14631 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" same section
14628 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" same section
02169 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
14626 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
04284 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
14625 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" same section
04999 Pinus mugo      "mugo pine" 1.4 mi. SE
15411 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
14630 Populus x intercurrens  hybrid [angustifolia x fremontii ssp. fremontii]  same section
15012 Prunus       "plum" 2705 ft. SW
15013 Prunus persica      "peach" 2484 ft. SW
02073 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" same section
15010 Quercus gambelii      "Gambel oak" 1981 ft. SW
02072 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" same section
02177 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" same section
15008 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" 1970 ft. SW
15014 Rhus trilobata      "skunkbush sumac" 2470 ft. SW
02170 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
04285 Ribes wolfii      "Wolf's currant" same section
15015 Rosa       "rose" 2004 ft. SW
15365 Rosa canina      "dog rose" same section
14629 Rosa nutkana      "Nootka rose" same section
02071 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
06792 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" 2 mi. N
15413 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" same section
05115 Sorbaria sorbifolia      "false spiraea" 1.4 mi. SE
14791 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" same section
06791 Stellaria jamesiana     2 mi. N
05116 Tamarix parviflora      "small-flowered tamarisk" 1.4 mi. SE
15312 Tradescantia virginiana      "Virginia spiderwort" 1.3 mi. SE
05114 Ulmus americana      "American elm" 1.4 mi. SE
05008 Ulmus procera      "English elm" 1.4 mi. SE
05003 Ulmus x hollandica  hybrid    "Dutch elm" 1.4 mi. SE
06848 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 2 mi. N
02723 Veronica biloba      "twolobe speedwell" same section
06847 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 2 mi. N
02636 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill 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
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1432 ft. W 4889  Orem 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1516 ft. NW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Provo Temple (Locale) Utah County, UT 1949 ft. SW 4912  Orem 
Hellspot Tower (Tower) Utah County, UT 1875 ft. SE 5125  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2729 ft. N 4981  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2716 ft. SE 5148  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 4813  Orem 
Timranogos Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. NW 4813  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4780  Orem 
Little Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Bridal Veil Falls 
Rock Canyon School (School) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 4774  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. W 4771  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 4748  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 4734  Orem 
Timpview High School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 4800  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. W 4757  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NW 4777  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. W 4751  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 5154  Orem 
Cougar Stadium (Park) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 4721  Orem 


Taxon Links for species Holodiscus dumosus  (Nutt. ex Hook.) A. Heller

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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