Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14188 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Populus angustifolia James
Common name   narrow-leaf cottonwood
R. Van Buren   843  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 19 July 2005 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality NE slopes of the San Pitch Mountains, Box Canyon, ca 0.25 mile N of the confluence with Maple Canyon;
     Elev.: 5925 ft. (1806 m.)
Habitat Notes narrow canyon with huge conglomerate walls; 
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° 33'  25.86" N, 111° 40'  32.04" 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: L1S2. 


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

     Populus angustifolia James

     Populus balsamifera var. angustifolia (James) S. Wats.
     Populus balsamifera augustifolia
     Populus canadensis var. angustifolia (James) Wesmael
     Populus fortissima A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr.
     Populus salicifolia Raf.
     Populus X sennii Boivin
     Populus tweedyi Britt.

Common Name(s): narrowleaf cottonwood.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22452, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Salicales
                                Family: Salicaceae
                                    Genus: Populus
                                        Species: Populus angustifolia


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01307s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01412s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02137s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03477s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13668s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13737s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13754s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14193 Abies concolor      "white fir" 1171 ft. SE
00816 Collomia grandiflora      "grand collomia" 1.1 mi. NE
14192 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1171 ft. SE
00768 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.1 mi. NE
00763 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" 1.1 mi. NE
00815 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1.1 mi. NE
00812 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1.1 mi. NE
00765 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" 1.1 mi. NE
00766 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 1.1 mi. NE
00769 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" 1.1 mi. NE
14187 Linanthus watsonii      "Watson's prickly phlox" same section
00767 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.1 mi. NE
14190 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" 1171 ft. SE
00814 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" 1.1 mi. NE
14191 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1171 ft. SE
14196 Prunus virginiana  var. melanocarpa   "black chokecherry" 1171 ft. SE
00762 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1.1 mi. NE
14195 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1171 ft. SE
00810 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 1.1 mi. NE
14189 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" same section
14194 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1171 ft. SE
00809 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" 1.1 mi. NE
00813 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1.1 mi. NE
00811 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" 1.1 mi. NE
00764 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1.1 mi. NE
X0319 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" 1.1 mi. NE
00770 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" 1.1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Box Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 610 ft. S   Fountain Green South 
Left Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Fountain Green South 
Right Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Fountain Green South 
Maple Canyon Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 0.6 mi. W 6893  Fountain Green South 
Middle Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Fountain Green South 
Larch Cristensen Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 6122  Fountain Green South 
Jerusalem (Populated Place) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 5925  Fountain Green South 
Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. E   Fountain Green South 
Dutchman Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 7678  Fountain Green South 
Kern Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. SE   Fountain Green South 
Dandelion Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7678  Fountain Green South 
Devils Gate (Gap) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. S 6595  Fountain Green South 
Hamburger Lake (Lake) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 7970  Fountain Green South 
Freedom Cemetery (Cemetery) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 5820  Fountain Green South 
Devils Gate Basin (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. S 7487  Fountain Green South 
Freedom (Populated Place) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 5778  Fountain Green South 
Moroni Pole Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Fountain Green South 
Joe Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 8501  Fountain Green South 
Birch Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Fountain Green South 
Rock Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. N 8298  Fountain Green South 


Taxon Links for species Populus angustifolia  James

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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