Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03003 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Gentiana affinis Griseb.
Common name   pleated gentian
A. Pulham   s.n.  
   with R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 12 September 1998 
United States
Summit County
Locality Highway 150, E of Lilly Lake.
     Elev.: 9000 ft. (2744 m.)
Habitat Notes spruce-fir 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° 40'  31" N, 110° 56'  56" W
Township Range T2S, R9E, Sec. 5  
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):

     Gentiana affinis Griseb.

     Dasystephana affinis (Griseb.) Rydb.
     Dasystephana interrupta (Greene) Rydb.
     Gentiana affinis var. bigelovii (Gray) Kusnez.
     Gentiana affinis var. forwoodii (Gray) Kusnez.
     Gentiana affinis var. major A. Nels. & Kennedy
     Gentiana affinis var. ovata Gray
     Gentiana affinis var. parvidentata Kusnez.
     Gentiana bigelovii Gray
     Gentiana forwoodii Gray
     Gentiana interrupta Greene
     Gentiana oregana Engelm. ex Gray
     Gentiana rusbyi Greene
     Pneumonanthe affinis (Griseb.) W.A. Weber

Common Name(s): pleated gentian, Rocky Mountain gentian.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29964, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Gentianales
                                Family: Gentianaceae
                                    Genus: Gentiana
                                        Species: Gentiana affinis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03003s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08152s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08756s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12473s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13438s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05671 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" 1 mi. SW
04680 Agrostis scabra      "ticklegrass" same section
07808 Agrostis scabra      "ticklegrass" same section
02294 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" 1.2 mi. S
02295 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi      "kinnikinnick" 1 mi. S
04690 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" 2171 ft. W
04714 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 2171 ft. W
03927 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1 mi. S
04865 Bryum pallens      "bryum moss" same section
07813 Callitriche heterophylla      "twoheaded water-starwort" same section
04722 Callitriche palustris      "vernal water-starwort" same section
04686 Carex albonigra      "blackandwhite sedge" same section
04664 Carex echinata      "star sedge" same section
04679 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" same section
04684 Carex rossii      "Ross' sedge" same section
04653 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 2171 ft. W
04715 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 2171 ft. W
04662 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 2171 ft. W
03923 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. salicifolius   "willowleaf rubber rabbitbrush" 1 mi. S
04683 Danthonia intermedia      "timber oatgrass" same section
05482 Elatine brachysperma      "shortseed waterwort" 1 mi. SW
07810 Eleocharis parvula      "dwarf spikerush" same section
18133 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" 1.2 mi. S
18037 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 1.1 mi. S
04663 Gentiana calycosa      "mountain bog gentian" 2171 ft. W
03004 Gentiana calycosa      "mountain bog gentian" same section
04651 Hierochloe odorata      "sweetgrass" 2171 ft. W
04721 Hypericum anagalloides      "tinker's penny" same section
04681 Juncus mertensianus      "Mertens' rush" same section
04685 Juncus parryi      "Parry's rush" same section
04666 Nuphar polysepala     same section
04659 Nuphar polysepala     same section
04688 Nuphar polysepala     same section
07807 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed Canary grass" same section
04717 Plantago tweedyi      "Tweedy's plantain" same section
04682 Poa reflexa      "nodding bluegrass" same section
04687 Poa reflexa      "nodding bluegrass" same section
04691 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 2171 ft. W
05483 Polygonum polygaloides  subsp. kelloggii   "Kellogg's knotweed" 1 mi. SW
04720 Polytrichum juniperinum      "juniper polytrichum moss" same section
03067 Potentilla fruticosa     1 mi. N
07809 Ranunculus flammula  var. ovalis   "creeping spearwort" same section
18036 Rhododendron neoglandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 1.1 mi. S
18035 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.2 mi. S
14751 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.2 mi. S
14752 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.2 mi. S
04719 Rorippa curvipes  var. integra  same section
07812 Rorippa sinuata      "spreading yellowcress" same section
02292 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" 1 mi. S
18039 Salix       "willow" 1.1 mi. S
14753 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1.2 mi. S
18038 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1.1 mi. S
18034 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 1.2 mi. S
14755 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.2 mi. S
14754 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.2 mi. S
03929 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1 mi. S
04661 Selaginella densa      "lesser spikemoss" 2171 ft. W
07811 Sparganium angustifolium      "narrow-leaf bur-reed" same section
05484 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" 1 mi. SW
04700 Sphagnum capillaceum     2171 ft. W
04678 Spiranthes romanzoffiana  var. romanzoffiana   "hooded ladies tresses" same section
04677 Swertia perennis      "felwort" same section
05485 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. apricum   "alpine leafybract aster" 1 mi. SW
07906 Tolypella       "stonewort" same section
04699 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" same section
18040 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 2774 ft. N
04660 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 2171 ft. W
14750 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 1.2 mi. S
04701 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 2171 ft. W
04718 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Trial Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2309 ft. N 9886  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 1800 ft. E 9899  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 1800 ft. E 9899  Mirror Lake 
Lost Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2650 ft. S   Mirror Lake 
Trial Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 2543 ft. NW 9813  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake Number Two (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 2826 ft. NE 9932  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake Number Two Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 2826 ft. NE 9932  Mirror Lake 
Trial Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 0.6 mi. N 9827  Mirror Lake 
Diamond Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. N 9925  Mirror Lake 
Lilly Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 9922  Mirror Lake 
Lilly Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 9935  Mirror Lake 
Lake Marion (Lake) Summit County, UT 1 mi. N 9899  Mirror Lake 
Shoestring Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1 mi. SW 9823  Mirror Lake 
Crystal Lake Trail Head (Locale) Summit County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 10020  Mirror Lake 
Lily Lakes (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 10020  Mirror Lake 
Star Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. N 10000  Mirror Lake 
Star Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. N 10000  Mirror Lake 
Ponds Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1 mi. NW 10033  Mirror Lake 
Lost Creek Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. NE 10010  Mirror Lake 
Provo River Falls Overlook (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.3 mi. S 9433  Mirror Lake 


Taxon Links for species Gentiana affinis  Griseb.

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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