Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14434 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ribes lacustre (Pers.) Poir.
Common name   prickly currant
R. Van Buren   1580  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 August 2005 
United States
Summit County
Locality SE base of Pitt and Page Hill, N side of Utah Highway 150, ca. 1 mile W of Cobblerest Campground;
     Elev.: 8316 ft. (2535 m.)
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 40° 35'  40.56" N, 110° 59'  39.42" 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. 


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

     Ribes lacustre (Pers.) Poir.

     Limnobotrya lacustris (Pers.) Rydb.
     Ribes lacustre var. parvulum Gray
     Ribes oxycanthoides var. lacustre Pers.

Common Name(s): prickly currant.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24476, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01275s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07177 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
14429 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1.3 mi. W
14761 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.3 mi. W
14433 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.3 mi. W
14432 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" 1.3 mi. W
14760 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.3 mi. W
14430 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.3 mi. W
10914 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.3 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Duchesne Monument (Pillar) Summit County, UT 551 ft. SW 8160  Iron Mine Mountain 
West Portal (Locale) Summit County, UT 978 ft. W 8157  Iron Mine Mountain 
West Portal Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Summit County, UT 2897 ft. W 8445  Soapstone Basin 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Mirror Lake 
Shady Dell Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1 mi. W 8035  Soapstone Basin 
Cobblerest Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. E 8291  Iron Mine Mountain 
Alexander Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 9344  Iron Mine Mountain 
Iron Mine Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 10335  Iron Mine Mountain 
Lambert Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. N 9528  Iron Mine Mountain 
Cobble Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Iron Mine Mountain 
Smooth Rock Falls (Falls) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. E 8501  Iron Mine Mountain 
Pitt and Page Hill (Summit) Summit County, UT 2 mi. N 10204  Soapstone Basin 
Soapstone Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2 mi. SW 7888  Soapstone Basin 
Spectacle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. N 9754  Mirror Lake 
YMCA Camp (Park) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. W 8180  Soapstone Basin 
Buckeye Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. N 9686  Mirror Lake 
Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. E 10086  Iron Mine Mountain 
Soapstone Guard Station (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 7832  Soapstone Basin 
Blue Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.6 mi. N 9991  Mirror Lake 
Soapstone Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Iron Mine Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Ribes lacustre  (Pers.) Poir.

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:

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