Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15912 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh
Common name   yellow glacier-lily
S. Hegji   129  
Coll. Date 04 June 2011 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Sheeprock Mountains, 0.6 km up Harker Canyon;
     Elev.: 6786 ft. (2069 m.)
Habitat Notes along margin of oak grove; 
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 39° 58'  47.21" N, 112° 28'  52.82" 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):

     Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh

Common Name(s): dogtooth lily, yellow avalanche-lily.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=196372, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Erythronium
                                        Species: Erythronium grandiflorum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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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.
15925 Aconitum columbianum      "western monkshood" same section
15854 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" same section
15897 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" same section
15898 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" same section
18079 Angelica wheeleri      "Wheeler's angelica" 124 ft. SW
15926 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" same section
15928 Arenaria lanuginosa      "spreading sandwort" same section
15940 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" 1.2 mi. NW
18082 Aster ascendens      "western aster" 2597 ft. SE
15911 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 1523 ft. SE
15853 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
15946 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. hololeucus   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" 2728 ft. SE
15852 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" same section
18080 Epilobium halleanum      "glandular willowherb" 132 ft. SW
18086 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" same section
15896 Eremogone loisiae      "Lois' sandwort" same section
15943 Eriogonum microthecum      "slender wild buckwheat" same section
15947 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" 216 ft. NW
18081 Helianthus annuus      "common sunflower" 2606 ft. SE
15909 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 1521 ft. SE
15910 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1509 ft. SE
18084 Marchantia polymorpha     same section
15945 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
15927 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" same section
15895 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1 mi. N
15944 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" same section
18078 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 1572 ft. NW
18083 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" same section
15855 Salix       "willow" same section
15899 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" same section
18085 Salix eriocephala  var. watsonii  same section
15924 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 697 ft. SE
18077 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" 2521 ft. NW
18076 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" same section
15908 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1551 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Harker Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   Erickson Knoll 
Dutch Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. S 8816  Dutch Peak 
Lion Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6890  Erickson Knoll 
Lion Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6716  Erickson Knoll 
Sheeprock Mountains (Range) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. S 8114  Dutch Peak 
Black Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8882  Dutch Peak 
Greens Ridge (Ridge) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8327  Dutch Peak 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. W 8816  Erickson Knoll 
North Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Upper Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 8140  Erickson Knoll 
Wasatch National Forest-Vernon Division (Forest) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6119  Dutch Peak 
Grove Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Dutch Peak 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6086  Lookout Pass 
Lower Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. SW 7740  Erickson Knoll 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Snow Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. E   Dutch Peak 
Black Crook Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. W 9161  Erickson Knoll 
Left Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Right Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. SW   Erickson Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Erythronium grandiflorum  Pursh

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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