Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14333 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
GrossulariaceaeGrossulariaceaeGrossulariaceae  
Species Ribes cereum Douglas
Common name   wax currant
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1002  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 01 August 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Sevier County
Locality northern slopes of Mount Terrill, Gooseberry-Fremont Rd (FR 640), ca. 0.25 mile above the upper-most road switchback along the ridge W of Niotche Creek;
     Elev.: 10501 ft. (3201 m.)
Habitat Notes on sagebrush flats; 
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° 44'  56.46" N, 111° 39'  51.12" 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: L6S1. 

Taxonomy


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

     Ribes cereum Dougl.

Common Name(s): wax currant, wax current.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24457, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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.
09082 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 104 ft. NW
14335 Artemisia cana  subsp. viscidula   "silver sagebrush" same section
09381 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 104 ft. NW
09379 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 104 ft. NW
14334 Eriogonum umbellatum      "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
09378 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 104 ft. NW
09083 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 104 ft. NW
09382 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" 104 ft. NW
09376 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  same section
14332 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1304 ft. SW
09081 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" 104 ft. NW
09377 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" same section
09380 Trifolium kingii      "King's clover" 104 ft. NW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Salina Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. N 9679  Gooseberry Creek 
Harves River Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. N 9495  Gooseberry Creek 
Farnsworth Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9515  Gooseberry Creek 
Farnsworth Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9525  Gooseberry Creek 
Hamilton Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9731  Gooseberry Creek 
Gates Lake (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 9646  Gooseberry Creek 
Salina City Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9049  Gooseberry Creek 
Cold Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. N 9105  Gooseberry Creek 
Mount Terrill (Summit) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. S 11513  Mount Terrill 
Twin Ponds (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. N 8954  Gooseberry Creek 
Abes Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. N 8754  Gooseberry Creek 
U M Yogo Saddle (Gap) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. E 10397  Hilgard Mountain 
Mount Terrill Guard Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. S 9882  Mount Terrill 
Taylor Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8816  Gooseberry Creek 
Petes Hole (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Mount Terrill 
Abes Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Humphrey Spring (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Mount Terrill 
Lost Creek Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 9689  Mount Terrill 
Lost Creek Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 9689  Mount Terrill 
Gooseberry Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 3.7 mi. N 7924  Gooseberry Creek 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ribes cereum  Douglas

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Ribes+cereum

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