Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14202 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Arctostaphylos patula Greene
Common name   greenleaf manzanita
R. Van Buren   857  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 19 July 2005 
United States
Beaver County
Locality slopes on the N side of the North Fork of Three Creeks, ca. 0.5 mile SW of the Elk Meadows Ski Resort & 1.5 miles NE of Utah Highway 153;
     Elev.: 9511 ft. (2899 m.)
Habitat Notes on roadcut; 
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 38° 19'  0.24" N, 112° 23'  25.92" 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: L4S1. 


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

     Arctostaphylos patula Greene

     Arctostaphylos acutifolia

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23512, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Ericales
                                Family: Ericaceae
                                    Genus: Arctostaphylos
                                        Species: Arctostaphylos patula


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.
01257 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" 292 ft. NW
01256 Carex egglestonii      "Eggleston's sedge" 292 ft. NW
01261 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 292 ft. NW
01259 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" 292 ft. NW
15116 Castilleja parvula  var. parvula   "Tushar Range paintbrush" same section
01262 Geranium caespitosum      "James' geranium" 292 ft. NW
01255 Juncus hallii      "Hall's rush" 292 ft. NW
01260 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 292 ft. NW
01258 Potentilla gracilis  var. pulcherrima   "beautiful cinquefoil" 292 ft. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Tushar Ridge (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 2646 ft. S 9843  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Mount Holly Ski Area (Locale) Beaver County, UT 2302 ft. NE 9633  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Kays Meadow (Flat) Beaver County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 9899  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Round Flat (Flat) Beaver County, UT 1 mi. N 9623  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Elk Meadows Ski Area (Locale) Beaver County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 10135  Delano Peak 
Blainies Dam (Dam) Beaver County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 9558  Delano Peak 
Hy Hunt Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Delano Peak 
Hi Hunt Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Delano Peak 
Otter Lake (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 9571  Delano Peak 
Sawmill Fork (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Shelly Baldy Peak 
Mirror Lake (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9600  Delano Peak 
Twin Lakes (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10132  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Puffer Lake (Reservoir) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9659  Delano Peak 
Puffer Lake Dam (Dam) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9659  Delano Peak 
Grizzly Ridges (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 9052  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Britts Meadows (Flat) Beaver County, UT 1.7 mi. S 8813  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Delano Ranger Station (Locale) Beaver County, UT 1.8 mi. S 8892  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Sawmill Ridge (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 1.6 mi. W 9800  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Cougar Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Shelly Baldy Peak 
Beetle Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Delano Peak 


Taxon Links for species Arctostaphylos patula  Greene

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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