Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14374 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Acer negundo L.
Common name   boxelder
R. Van Buren   1602  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 02 August 2005 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Circle Cliffs vicinity, S of Rattlesnake Bench, along the Burr Trail, in Long Canyon, ca. 0.75 mile NE of the canyon mouth;
     Elev.: 5944 ft. (1812 m.)
Habitat Notes narrow, red sandstone canyon, near hanging garden; 
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° 51'  55.23" N, 111° 17'  57.63" 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: L15S2. 


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

     Acer negundo L.

     Negundo mexicanum Dc.
     Rulac negundo (Linnaeus) Hitchcock
     Rulac texana (Pax) Small

Common Name(s): ashleaf maple, box elder, boxelder, boxelder maple, california boxelder, manitoba maple, western boxelder.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=28749, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Sapindales
                                Family: Aceraceae
                                    Genus: Acer
                                        Species: Acer negundo


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00049s2.jpg 
specimen image: 00437s2.jpg 
specimen image: 00667s2.jpg 
specimen image: 00821s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01848s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01950s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02140s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03638s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06176s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01296 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1.2 mi. NW
14371 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" same section
14373 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" same section
14367 Ericameria nauseosa  var. arenaria  1 mi. SE
14372 Ericameria nauseosa  var. juncea  same section
14369 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
14368 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
14375 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" 1425 ft. NW
14377 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 1425 ft. NW
01299 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 1.2 mi. NW
14370 Mahonia fremontii      "Fremont's mahonia" same section
09428 Penstemon carnosus      "fleshy beardtongue" 2130 ft. W
01300 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" 1.2 mi. NW
12545 Psoralidium       "scurfpea" same section
01301 Yucca harrimaniae  var. harrimaniae   "Spanish bayonet" 1.2 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Steep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Long Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Lamp Stand 
King Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 6211  King Bench 
Water Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Steep Creek Bench 
Rattlesnake Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6733  Steep Creek Bench 
Steep Creek Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. N 6490  Steep Creek Bench 
Deer Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. W 5814  King Bench 
Hot Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Steep Creek Bench 
The Gulch Outstanding Natural Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. S 5486  King Bench 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Deer Creek Recreation Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 5650  King Bench 
Egg Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. N   Lamp Stand 
Slickrock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. NW   Steep Creek Bench 
White Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. E   Lamp Stand 
Long Canyon Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 6506  Lamp Stand 
Wolverine Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 6116  Pioneer Mesa 
Long Neck (Cape) Garfield County, UT 6 mi. NW 6985  Steep Creek Bench 
Long Neck Cabin (Locale) Garfield County, UT 6 mi. NW 6982  Steep Creek Bench 


Taxon Links for species Acer negundo  L.

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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