Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15342 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Betula  
Common name   birch
David Rodriguez   53  
Coll. Date 04 October 2007 
United States
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, South Fork of American Fork Canyon, Alpine Scenic Highway (Utah Highway 92), along roadside ca. 1 mile from American Fork Canyon Lookout.
     Elev.: 7689 ft. (2344 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° 27'  29.36" N, 111° 34'  54.4" 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.


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09866 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1.2 mi. N
01633 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" 1.2 mi. W
02016 Aquilegia flavescens  var. flavescens   "yellow columbine" 1.6 mi. W
07535 Aquilegia flavescens  var. flavescens   "yellow columbine" 1.8 mi. W
01632 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 1.2 mi. W
05184 Carex athrostachya      "slenderbeak sedge" 1 mi. SW
00312 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
01631 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1.2 mi. W
08015 Chara       "stonewort" 1.8 mi. W
09864 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.2 mi. N
01628 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1276 ft. SW
07534 Deschampsia elongata      "slender hairgrass" 1.8 mi. W
02760 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" same section
05188 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" 1 mi. SW
05200 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1 mi. SW
01744 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
01629 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1276 ft. SW
05185 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" 1 mi. SW
02925 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" same section
09865 Herrickia wasatchensis      "Wasatch aster" 1.2 mi. N
09863 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" 1.2 mi. N
01795 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" 1.4 mi. NW
05198 Mimulus tilingii      "Tiling's monkeyflower" 1.8 mi. W
09862 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" 1.2 mi. N
07536 Nasturtium officinale      "watercress" 1.8 mi. W
01630 Onobrychis viciifolia      "sainfoin" 1.2 mi. W
01627 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1276 ft. SW
01634 Phacelia linearis      "thread-leaf scorpionweed" 1.2 mi. W
02924 Polygonum douglasii  var. johnstonii  same section
05199 Ranunculus gmelinii      "Gmelin's buttercup" 1 mi. SW
00486 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section
07537 Silene menziesii      "Menzies' campion" 1.8 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Tooth Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2285 ft. SE 7261  Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 8281  Aspen Grove 
Cascade Springs (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. E 6300  Aspen Grove 
The Cove (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. E 6608  Aspen Grove 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Aspen Grove 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9492  Aspen Grove 
Thomas Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon Peak (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. N 10270  Aspen Grove 
South Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Aspen Grove 
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. W 8045  Aspen Grove 
Big Tree Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 7799  Aspen Grove 
Summit Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 8068  Aspen Grove 
Lame Horse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 7920  Aspen Grove 
Forest Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 7710  Aspen Grove 
Pine Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. S 7389  Aspen Grove 
North Fork Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. S 7618  Aspen Grove 
Forest Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. N 8511  Brighton 
Decker Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. E 6139  Aspen Grove 
Mount Timpanogos Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. S 6952  Aspen Grove 
Alpine Summer School (School) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. S 6838  Aspen Grove 


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