Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14303 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ribes inerme Rydb.
Common name   whitestem gooseberry
R. Van Buren   960  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 22 July 2005 
United States
Iron County
Locality Markagunt Plateau, southern edge of Mammoth Creek, on FR041, ca. 0.2 mile N of Utah Highway 143, E of Cedar Breaks National Monument;
     Elev.: 9986 ft. (3044 m.)
Habitat Notes in open meadow and bog; 
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 37° 39'  10.92" N, 112° 47'  18.18" 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: L6S4. 


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

     Ribes inerme Rydb.

Common Name(s): whitestem gooseberries, whitestem gooseberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24473, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01295s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01591s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 02286s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 07659s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07690s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08599 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 2.2 mi. NE
08598 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" 2.2 mi. NE
07692 Carex arapahoensis      "Arapaho sedge" 1554 ft. S
08587 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 2.2 mi. NE
07697 Deschampsia cespitosa  subsp. cespitosa   "tufted hairgrass" 1554 ft. S
07696 Dodecatheon alpinum      "alpine shootingstar" 1554 ft. S
07698 Erigeron ursinus      "Bear River fleabane" 1554 ft. S
08601 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" 2.2 mi. NE
08589 Lesquerella wardii      "Ward's bladderpod" 2.2 mi. NE
08600 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 2.2 mi. NE
08590 Oxytropis oreophila  var. oreophila   "mountain oxytrope" 2.2 mi. NE
08592 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" 2.2 mi. NE
08595 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  2.2 mi. NE
14302 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" same section
08602 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" 2.2 mi. NE
08591 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" 2.2 mi. NE
07693 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" 1554 ft. S
08597 Primula parryi      "Parry's primrose" 2.2 mi. NE
14301 Salix arizonica      "Arizona willow" same section
14300 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" same section
08588 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" 2.2 mi. NE
07694 Trifolium longipes  var. pygmaeum   "pygmy summer clover" 1554 ft. S
07695 Viola palustris      "marsh violet" 1554 ft. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Meadow Lodge Lake (Reservoir) Iron County, UT 2892 ft. SE 9968  Brian Head 
Meadow Lodge Lake Dam (Dam) Iron County, UT 2892 ft. SE 9968  Brian Head 
Louder Ranger Station (Locale) Iron County, UT 1.2 mi. N 10279  Brian Head 
Long Flat (Flat) Iron County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 10151  Brian Head 
Hancock Peak (Summit) Iron County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 10552  Brian Head 
Lowder Creek (Stream) Iron County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Brian Head 
Sidney Valley (Basin) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. N 10043  Brian Head 
Alpine Pond Trail (Trail) Iron County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 10585  Brian Head 
Alpine Pond (Lake) Iron County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 10535  Brian Head 
Cedar Breaks Amphitheater (Area) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 10066  Brian Head 
Columbine Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. W 9869  Brian Head 
North View (Populated Place) Iron County, UT 2.5 mi. W 10440  Brian Head 
Chessmen Overlook (Locale) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 10483  Brian Head 
Sidney Peaks (Summit) Iron County, UT 3.4 mi. N 10847  Brian Head 
Brian Head (Summit) Iron County, UT 3 mi. NW 11306  Brian Head 
Sunset View (Locale) Iron County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 10361  Navajo Lake 
Mammoth Summit (Summit) Iron County, UT 2.9 mi. W 10440  Brian Head 
Columbine Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Brian Head 
Lavender Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Brian Head 
Chessmen Ridge (Ridge) Iron County, UT 3.2 mi. W 9617  Brian Head 


Taxon Links for species Ribes inerme  Rydb.

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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