Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15259 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Solanum dulcamara L.
Common name   climbing nightshade
Oliver Hansen   22  
Coll. Date 20 September 2008 
United States
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, Provo Canyon, Bridal Veil Falls vicinity, along the Provo River Trail;
     Elev.: 5119 ft. (1561 m.)
Habitat Notes riparian community. 
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'  37.4" N, 111° 36'  38.6" 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):

     Solanum dulcamara L.

Common Name(s): bitter nightshade, bittersweet nightshade, blue nightshade, climbing nightshade, European bittersweet, fellenwort, woody nightshade.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=30414, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Solanaceae
                                    Genus: Solanum
                                        Species: Solanum dulcamara


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00356s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02239s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02275s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02534s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02609s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08142s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02155 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 2078 ft. SE
15415 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 2446 ft. W
14985 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1 mi. W
13649 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1.3 mi. NW
02158 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 2078 ft. SE
13652 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 1.3 mi. NW
06822 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" same section
13651 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 1.3 mi. NW
14641 Clematis occidentalis      "purple virgins-bower" 1950 ft. SW
02189 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2078 ft. SE
15416 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 2446 ft. W
02196 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 2078 ft. SE
02191 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 2078 ft. SE
15220 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 2465 ft. SW
14640 Crataegus douglasii  var. rivularis  1950 ft. SW
13648 Cymopterus longipes  var. longipes   "long-stalked spring parsley" 1.3 mi. NW
01493 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" 1.3 mi. S
13646 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  1.3 mi. NW
01491 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 1.3 mi. S
10911 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" same section
15261 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 2561 ft. SW
15257 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 2560 ft. SW
15232 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 2465 ft. SW
01874 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 1.9 mi. SE
13653 Lonicera involucrata      "twinberry honeysuckle" 1.3 mi. NW
01488 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 1.3 mi. S
02157 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 2078 ft. SE
13650 Mertensia oblongifolia      "western bluebells" 1.3 mi. NW
01492 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1.3 mi. S
01487 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" 1.3 mi. S
02156 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" 2078 ft. SE
14865 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" 2818 ft. SW
14986 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1 mi. W
14644 Physocarpus monogynus      "mountain ninebark" 2818 ft. SW
15275 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" same section
14643 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" 2142 ft. SW
13655 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" 1.3 mi. NW
02188 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 2078 ft. SE
15414 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 2446 ft. W
01872 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.9 mi. SE
02193 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 2078 ft. SE
02194 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 2078 ft. SE
14645 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 2818 ft. SW
14984 Rosa       "rose" 1 mi. W
02195 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 2078 ft. SE
01490 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1.3 mi. S
02199 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" 2078 ft. SE
02187 Salix x fragilis  hybrid [alba x euxina]   "crack willow" 2078 ft. SE
02159 Sambucus caerulea     2078 ft. SE
01873 Sambucus caerulea     1.9 mi. SE
08782 Setaria pumila  subsp. pumila   "yellow bristle grass" 1 mi. S
01489 Sphaeralcea munroana      "Munroe's globemallow" 1.3 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lost Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2003 ft. SE   Bridal Veil Falls 
Nunns (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2795 ft. S 5154  Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls Sky Ride (Locale) Utah County, UT 2912 ft. SE 5499  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rotary Park (Park) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 5404  Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 5948  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rotary Park Picnic Area (Park) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SW 5043  Bridal Veil Falls 
Canyon Glen (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 5049  Bridal Veil Falls 
Canyon Glen Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 5004  Bridal Veil Falls 
Davis Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Upper Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 5817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Springdell (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4974  Bridal Veil Falls 
Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Timpanogos Glacier (Glacier) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10220  Bridal Veil Falls 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Frazier Trailer Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 7947  Bridal Veil Falls 
Wicks (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 4928  Orem 
Snow Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Union Aqueduct (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 5158  Orem 
Mountain Range Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. E 5194  Bridal Veil Falls 
Big Provo Cirque (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 9525  Bridal Veil Falls 


Taxon Links for species Solanum dulcamara  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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