Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14699 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ribes cereum Douglas
Common name   wax currant
R. Van Buren   1398  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 09 August 2006 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Raft River Mountains vicinity, eastern slopes of the Bally Mountains, slopes on the W side of the rd along Onemile Creek (FR005), ca. 0.4 mile NE of Dipping Vat Spring, W of the Onemile Forest Service Station;
     Elev.: 6801 ft. (2073 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 41° 57'  1.48" N, 113° 27'  58.23" 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: L2S1. 


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 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.
13065 Achillea millefolium      "common yarrow" same section
13062 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
07450 Arenaria fendleri  var. glabrescens   "King's sandwort" same section
07452 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" same section
14700 Artemisia nova  var. nova  1.1 mi. SE
14697 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 974 ft. W
13056 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" same section
07457 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
13061 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
07451 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" same section
07449 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
07459 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
07448 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
13059 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
13054 Cirsium subniveum      "snowy thistle" same section
13055 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
07458 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
07445 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
07454 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
14701 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. SE
13063 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
13064 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" same section
13060 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" same section
07446 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" same section
13057 Penstemon cyananthus  var. subglaber   "Fort Hall beardtongue" same section
07460 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
13058 Penstemon radicosus      "many-rooted beardtongue" same section
13147 Penstemon radicosus      "many-rooted beardtongue" same section
07461 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" same section
07462 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" same section
07456 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" same section
07453 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
07455 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Onemile Guard Station (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 1561 ft. SE 6831  Standrod 
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 7064  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 1 mi. N 7874  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Cassia County, ID 1 mi. N 8052  Standrod 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. NE   Standrod 
South Fork George Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Standrod 
Little Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Standrod 
Cabin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 8803  Standrod 
Mike Bernetta Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Standrod 
Oliver Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6204  Standrod 
Jones Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. S 7730  Standrod 
Right Fork Onemile Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. NE   Standrod 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Standrod 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Standrod 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 8862  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 8800  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.1 mi. S 8826  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.1 mi. S 8846  Standrod 
Cold Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 7710  Yost 


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

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