Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15804 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Nuphar polysepala Engelm.
Oliver Hansen   87  
Coll. Date 15 August 2010 
United States
Summit County
Locality Uinta Mountains, N side of Bridger Lake;
     Elev.: 9358 ft. (2853 m.)
Habitat Notes shallow area of alpine lake. 
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° 57'  49.28" N, 110° 23'  11.09" 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 Senior Thesis Voucher for Henry's Fork and Vicinity Checklist, Block 19, northern Utah and southern Wyoming. 


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

     Nuphar lutea ssp. polysepala (Engelm.) E.O. Beal

     Nuphar polysepala Engelm.
     Nymphaea polysepala (Engelm.) Greene
     Nymphozanthus polysepalus (Engelm.) Fern.

Common Name(s): Rocky Mountain cowlily, Rocky Mountain pondlily, Rocky Mountain pond-lily, yellow pond-lily.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524341, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Nymphaeales
                                Family: Nymphaeaceae
                                    Genus: Nuphar
                                        Species: Nuphar lutea
                                            Subspecies: Nuphar lutea ssp. polysepala


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15804s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 04666s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04688s3.jpg 
specimen image: 07934s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15782s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15951s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 15954s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15950 Achillea millefolium      "common yarrow" same section
15811 Achillea millefolium      "common yarrow" same section
15816 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
15810 Arnica longifolia  var. longifolia   "spearleaf arnica" same section
15812 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
15813 Aster spathulatus      "western mountain aster" same section
15818 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
15827 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" same section
15825 Elymus lanceolatus      "thickspike wheatgrass" same section
15826 Elymus trachycaulus      "slender wheatgrass" same section
15809 Epilobium angustifolium  var. canescens  2525 ft. E
15814 Erigeron eximius      "spruce-fir fleabane" same section
15815 Galium bifolium      "twinleaf bedstraw" same section
15817 Linum perenne  subsp. lewisii   "Lewis' blue flax" same section
15954 Nuphar polysepala     same section
15953 Nuphar polysepala     same section
15820 Poa alpina      "alpine bluegrass" same section
15822 Poa arctica      "arctic bluegrass" same section
15821 Poa glauca  var. glauca   "Greenland bluegrass" same section
15823 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
15803 Ranunculus aquatilis  var. diffusus  same section
15819 Trifolium repens      "white clover" same section
15824 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bridger Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 467 ft. S 9351  Bridger Lake 
Bridger Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 807 ft. N 9364  Bridger Lake 
Bridger Lake Guard Station (Locale) Summit County, UT 1547 ft. S 9371  Bridger Lake 
Marsh Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 2669 ft. W 9341  Bridger Lake 
Marsh Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 2669 ft. W 9341  Bridger Lake 
Marsh Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 9351  Bridger Lake 
West Marsh Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 9341  Bridger Lake 
Marsh Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 9397  Bridger Lake 
Stateline Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. N 9233  Bridger Lake 
Stateline Reservoir (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. N 9108  Bridger Lake 
China Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 9505  Bridger Lake 
China Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 9505  Bridger Lake 
China Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 9416  Bridger Lake 
Grahams Reservoir (Reservoir) Uinta County, WY 2.2 mi. N 9213  Bridger Lake 
Sargent Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. S 9692  Bridger Lake 
China Meadows Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. S 9394  Bridger Lake 
China Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. S 9403  Bridger Lake 
Johnson Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 9587  Bridger Lake 
Trail Head Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.9 mi. S 9456  Bridger Lake 
Red Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. E 9430  Gilbert Peak NE 


Taxon Links for species Nuphar polysepala  Engelm.

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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