Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14986 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Physocarpus malvaceus (Greene) Kuntze
Common name   mallow ninebark
Devin Johansen   6  
Coll. Date 05 September 2007 
United States
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, Provo Canyon, Provo River Trail, ca. 100 yards past Bridal Veil Falls.
     Elev.: 5180 ft. (1579 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° 20'  51" N, 111° 35'  34" 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.


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

     Physocarpus malvaceus (Greene) Kuntze

Common Name(s): mallow ninebark.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25280, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Physocarpus
                                        Species: Physocarpus malvaceus


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.
02155 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 1.3 mi. SE
15415 Acer negundo      "boxelder" same section
02140 Acer negundo      "boxelder" same section
14985 Acer negundo      "boxelder" same section
01481 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" same section
13649 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
13652 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" same section
02158 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 1.3 mi. SE
13651 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" same section
14641 Clematis occidentalis      "purple virgins-bower" same section
02189 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 1.3 mi. SE
15220 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
02191 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.3 mi. SE
02139 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
02196 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.3 mi. SE
01480 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
15416 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
14435 Crataegus columbiana     1.1 mi. NW
14640 Crataegus douglasii  var. rivularis  same section
13648 Cymopterus longipes  var. longipes   "long-stalked spring parsley" same section
01493 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 2 mi. SE
13646 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  same section
01485 Gaillardia aristata      "common blanketflower" same section
01491 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 2 mi. SE
15261 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" same section
15232 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" same section
10911 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 1.1 mi. SE
15257 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" same section
13653 Lonicera involucrata      "twinberry honeysuckle" same section
01488 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 2 mi. SE
02157 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 1.3 mi. SE
01482 Mentzelia laevicaulis      "smoothstem blazingstar" same section
13650 Mertensia oblongifolia      "western bluebells" same section
01484 Oenothera cespitosa      "tufted evening primrose" same section
01486 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
01492 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  2 mi. SE
01487 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" 2 mi. SE
01483 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" same section
02156 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" 1.3 mi. SE
14865 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" same section
14644 Physocarpus monogynus      "mountain ninebark" same section
15275 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" 1.2 mi. SE
14643 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" same section
13655 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" same section
10004 Populus alba      "white poplar" 1.1 mi. NW
02137 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
02188 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 1.3 mi. SE
15414 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" same section
02194 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1.3 mi. SE
02193 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1.3 mi. SE
14645 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
14984 Rosa       "rose" same section
01490 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 2 mi. SE
02195 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1.3 mi. SE
02199 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" 1.3 mi. SE
02187 Salix x fragilis  hybrid [alba x euxina]   "crack willow" 1.3 mi. SE
02138 Salix x fragilis  hybrid [alba x euxina]   "crack willow" same section
02159 Sambucus caerulea     1.3 mi. SE
15259 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 1 mi. E
01489 Sphaeralcea munroana      "Munroe's globemallow" 2 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Davis Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 626 ft. S   Bridal Veil Falls 
Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 943 ft. NE   Bridal Veil Falls 
Upper Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 1446 ft. S 5817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 5948  Bridal Veil Falls 
Snow Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NE   Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls Sky Ride (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 5499  Bridal Veil Falls 
Mountain Range Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 5194  Bridal Veil Falls 
Lost Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Frazier Trailer Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 7947  Bridal Veil Falls 
South Fork Provo River (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Bridal Veil Falls 
Vivian Park (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 5214  Bridal Veil Falls 
Vivian Park Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 5214  Bridal Veil Falls 
Nunns (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 5154  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rotary Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 5404  Bridal Veil Falls 
Dry Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7185  Aspen Grove 
Canyon Glen (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 5049  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rotary Park Picnic Area (Park) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 5043  Bridal Veil Falls 
Canyon Glen Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 5004  Bridal Veil Falls 
Timpanogos Glacier (Glacier) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 10220  Bridal Veil Falls 
Scott Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Aspen Grove 


Taxon Links for species Physocarpus malvaceus  (Greene) Kuntze

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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