Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14740 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Vaccinium uliginosum L.
Infraspecific    var. occidentale (A. Gray) H. Hara
R. Van Buren   1441  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 15 August 2006 
United States
Duchesne County
Locality Butterfly Campground vicinity, southern edge of Butterfly Lake, 0.1 mile W of Utah Highway 150;
     Elev.: 10318 ft. (3145 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° 43'  16.51" N, 110° 51'  57.94" 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: L4S1. 


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

     Vaccinium uliginosum L.

     Vaccinium occidentale Gray
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. alpinum (Bigelow) HultÚn
     Vaccinium uliginosum var. alpinum Bigelow
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. gaultherioides (Bigelow) S.B. Young
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. microphyllum Lange
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. occidentale (Gray) HultÚn
     Vaccinium uliginosum var. occidentale (Gray) Hara
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. pedris (Harshberger) S.B. Young
     Vaccinium uliginosum ssp. pubescens (Wormsk. ex Hornem.) S.B. Young
     Vaccinium uliginosum var. salicinum (Cham.) HultÚn

Common Name(s): bog blueberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23574, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Ericales
                                Family: Ericaceae
                                    Genus: Vaccinium
                                        Species: Vaccinium uliginosum


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02210s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03072s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04701s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07993s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07994s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09763s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09802s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05646 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" 1.5 mi. S
07263 Agrostis variabilis      "Ross' bentgrass" same section
07300 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" same section
07297 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" same section
07262 Carex aquatilis      "water sedge" same section
07266 Carex bipartita     same section
07307 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" same section
04377 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "meadow-beauty paintbrush" same section
07301 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" same section
07198 Epilobium alpinum  var. clavatum  same section
07317 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" same section
07196 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" same section
05647 Gentiana calycosa      "mountain bog gentian" 1.5 mi. S
07308 Habenaria dilatata  var. albiflora   "white bog orchid" same section
07298 Hieracium albiflorum      "white hawkweed" same section
05766 Hieracium triste  var. gracile   "slender hawkweed" 1.5 mi. S
07260 Juncus drummondii      "Drummond's rush" same section
07261 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  same section
07201 Juncus mertensianus      "Mertens' rush" same section
14742 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" same section
07202 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" same section
05650 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" 1.5 mi. S
07203 Lychnis drummondii     same section
05648 Mitella pentandra      "fivestamen miterwort" 1.5 mi. S
07303 Pedicularis bracteosa  var. paysoniana   "Payson's towering lousewort" same section
04376 Pedicularis racemosa  var. alba   "sickle-top lousewort" same section
07304 Pedicularis racemosa  var. alba   "sickle-top lousewort" same section
04374 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" same section
07204 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" same section
07306 Piperia unalascensis      "Alaska rein orchid" same section
05645 Platanthera dilatata  var. leucostachys   "Sierra bog orchid" 1.5 mi. S
18050 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 1.4 mi. N
07195 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section
07305 Streptopus amplexifolius  var. chalazatus   "clasping-leaf twisted-stalk" same section
07199 Trifolium longipes  var. reflexum   "Wind River summer clover" same section
07302 Trifolium longipes  var. reflexum   "Wind River summer clover" same section
07265 Trifolium parryi      "Parry's clover" same section
14741 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" same section
18049 Vaccinium myrtillus      "whortleberry" 1.4 mi. N
07264 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
07197 Veronica       "speedwell" same section
05649 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" 1.5 mi. S
04375 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" same section
07299 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" same section
07200 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Butterfly Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 392 ft. N 10352  Hayden Peak 
Hayden Pass (Gap) Summit County, UT 782 ft. N 10361  Hayden Peak 
Butterfly Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 820 ft. W 10352  Hayden Peak 
Highline Trail Head Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1182 ft. NE 10355  Hayden Peak 
Tadpole Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1729 ft. S 10161  Hayden Peak 
Bud Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1761 ft. SW 10233  Hayden Peak 
Castle Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2682 ft. W 10325  Mirror Lake 
Bonnie Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 10115  Mirror Lake 
Pearl Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 0.8 mi. W 10430  Mirror Lake 
Camp Steiner (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 0.9 mi. W 10381  Mirror Lake 
Scout Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1 mi. W 10292  Mirror Lake 
Blythe Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. S 9918  Hayden Peak 
Ruth Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 10348  Mirror Lake 
Picturesque Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.2 mi. W 10417  Mirror Lake 
Naomi Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 10407  Mirror Lake 
Mirror Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 10069  Mirror Lake 
Scudder Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 10060  Hayden Peak 
Hayden Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 10434  Mirror Lake 
Hayden Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 11982  Hayden Peak 
Mirror Lake Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 10004  Mirror Lake 


Taxon Links for species Vaccinium uliginosum  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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