Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14137 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ribes aureum Pursh
Common name   golden currant
R. Van Buren   791  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 July 2005 
United States
Utah County
Locality along the White River, W side of US Highway 6, ca. 0.75 mile N of the junction with Utah Highway 96;
     Elev.: 7240 ft. (2207 m.)
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° 52'  23.1" N, 111° 2'  6.48" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L1S4. 


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

     Ribes aureum Pursh

Common Name(s): golden currant.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24452, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Grossulariaceae
                                    Genus: Ribes
                                        Species: Ribes aureum


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00207s1.jpg 
specimen image: 00409s2.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01728 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 2.1 mi. SE
14139 Ericameria nauseosa  var. oreophila  same section
14138 Ericameria nauseosa  var. oreophila  same section
01730 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 2.1 mi. SE
01687 Iris missouriensis      "Rocky Mountain iris" 1.1 mi. E
01726 Iris missouriensis      "Rocky Mountain iris" 2.1 mi. SE
14136 Lonicera involucrata      "twinberry honeysuckle" same section
01693 Potentilla arguta  var. convallaria   "cream prairie cinquefoil" 1.1 mi. E
01729 Potentilla fruticosa     2.1 mi. SE
14134 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
14135 Salix eriocephala      "Missouri River willow" same section
01727 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 2.1 mi. SE
01688 Sisyrinchium idahoense      "Idaho blue-eyed grass" 1.1 mi. E
01731 Sisyrinchium idahoense      "Idaho blue-eyed grass" 2.1 mi. SE
01724 Thelesperma subnudum      "Navajo tea greenthread" 2.1 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Coddington Ranch (historical) (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 7277  Soldier Summit 
Tabbyune Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Flat Ridge 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Colton 
Tabbyune Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Flat Ridge 
Woods Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Colton 
Colton (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 7261  Colton 
Wide Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 7937  Soldier Summit 
Sawmill Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W 7904  Colton 
Indian Head Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E 8665  Kyune 
Road Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. W 8153  Soldier Summit 
White River (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Soldier Summit 
Aagard Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 8317  Soldier Summit 
Right Fork White River (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.7 mi. N   Strawberry Reservoir SE 
Left Fork White River (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.7 mi. N   Tucker 
Daniels Ranch (historical) (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 3.9 mi. N 7441  Soldier Summit 
Wing Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. W 8806  Colton 
Joes Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 8573  Colton 
Johnson Fork (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Flat Ridge 
Hunter Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 8445  Soldier Summit 
Soldier Summit (Populated Place) Wasatch County, UT 4.5 mi. N 7464  Soldier Summit 


Taxon Links for species Ribes aureum  Pursh

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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