Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15919 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ranunculus andersonii A. Gray
Common name   Anderson's buttercup
S. Hegji   136  
Coll. Date 07 June 2011 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Lakeside Mountains, north side of Black Mountain;
     Elev.: 6439 ft. (1963 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky hillside and outcrops; with Lomatium, Haplopappus, Ribes. 
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° 50'  56.36" N, 112° 47'  58.67" 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):

     Ranunculus andersonii Gray

Common Name(s): Anderson's buttercup, pink buttercup.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18590, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Ranunculus
                                        Species: Ranunculus andersonii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15919s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03951s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04175s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12746e1.jpg 
specimen image: 12746c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12746s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12746g1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15915 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 218 ft. SE
16885 Eremogone loisiae      "Lois' sandwort" 275 ft. W
16884 Erigeron arenarioides      "sand fleabane" 155 ft. SE
15917 Haplopappus watsonii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's goldenbush" 613 ft. SE
16882 Hymenoxys cooperi  var. canescens   "Cooper's rubberweed" 469 ft. W
16883 Leptodactylon watsonii     155 ft. SE
15918 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 341 ft. NE
15914 Lomatium grayi      "Gray's biscuitroot" 120 ft. SW
16886 Marrubium vulgare      "horehound" 503 ft. SW
15916 Phlox austromontana      "southern phlox" 332 ft. SE
15913 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 268 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Black Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 368 ft. S 6441  Delle 
Craner Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. N 5227  Craner Peak 
Marblehead Plant (Locale) Tooele County, UT 1.6 mi. W 4928  Delle 
Craner Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. N 6608  Craner Peak 
Vindicator Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. N   Craner Peak 
Table Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. NE 5158  Craner Peak 
Delle Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. S 4423  Delle 
Right Fork Carter Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. NE   Delle 
Fera Well Number 80 (Well) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 4262  Poverty Point 
Black Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. N 6418  Craner Peak 
Dead Cow Point (Cliff) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. E 4272  Poverty Point 
Rowley (Locale) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. N 4357  Craner Peak 
Marblehead Quarry (Mine) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 5230  Craner Peak 
Craner Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Delle 
Black Knoll (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. E 4252  Poverty Point 
Johnson Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 5 mi. N 4278  Craner Peak 
Poverty Point (Cliff) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 4311  Poverty Point 
Government Well Number 82 (Well) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. W 4528  Delle 
Craner Flat (Flat) Tooele County, UT 5.2 mi. NE 4229  Craner Peak 
Indian Knoll (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.6 mi. N 4347  Craner Peak 


Taxon Links for species Ranunculus andersonii  A. Gray

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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