Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15951 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Nuphar polysepala Engelm.
Oliver Hansen   65  
Coll. Date 13 August 2010 
United States
Summit County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Trident Lake, FR041, ca. 2 miles S of Crystal Lake, small lake on SE side of road where it jogs W then S, just before intersection with FR964;
     Elev.: 9814 ft. (2992 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° 38'  55.08" N, 110° 57'  49.26" 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: 15951s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 04688s3.jpg 
specimen image: 07934s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15782s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02938 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1.4 mi. SW
09532 Allium brevistylum      "short-styled wild onion" 1.8 mi. S
02294 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" 1.1 mi. NW
02295 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi      "kinnikinnick" 1.1 mi. NW
15272 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 2 mi. S
14427 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 2 mi. S
14763 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 2.1 mi. S
03927 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1.1 mi. NW
08988 Calystegia sepium      "hedge false bindweed" 1.5 mi. S
09530 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 1.8 mi. S
06566 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 2.1 mi. S
08989 Chenopodium humile      "marshland goosefoot" 1.5 mi. S
14756 Chimaphila umbellata      "pipsissewa" 1.7 mi. S
03923 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. salicifolius   "willowleaf rubber rabbitbrush" 1.1 mi. NW
18033 Dasiphora fruticosa     1.6 mi. S
18133 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" 1.1 mi. NW
18037 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 1.2 mi. NW
14420 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 1.7 mi. S
14759 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 1.7 mi. S
08990 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 1.5 mi. S
15782 Nuphar polysepala     same section
15952 Nuphar polysepala     same section
02939 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephant's head" 1.4 mi. SW
02289 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 2.2 mi. S
14423 Pyrola asarifolia      "liverleaf wintergreen" 1.7 mi. S
14425 Pyrola secunda     1.7 mi. S
18036 Rhododendron neoglandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 1.2 mi. NW
14752 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.1 mi. NW
18035 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.1 mi. NW
14751 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.1 mi. NW
14426 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  2 mi. S
02292 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" 1.1 mi. NW
18039 Salix       "willow" 1.2 mi. NW
15218 Salix       "willow" same section
14753 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1.1 mi. NW
17887 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1.9 mi. S
18038 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1.2 mi. NW
18034 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 1.1 mi. NW
08991 Salix geyeriana  var. geyeriana  1.5 mi. S
14762 Salix lucida      "shining willow" 2.1 mi. S
02287 Salix lucida  subsp. caudata   "greenleaf willow" same section
14755 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.1 mi. NW
14754 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.1 mi. NW
17886 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.9 mi. S
03929 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.1 mi. NW
14757 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 1.7 mi. S
17888 Vaccinium caespitosum     1.9 mi. S
14421 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.7 mi. S
14758 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.7 mi. S
14765 Vaccinium membranaceum      "thinleaf huckleberry" 2.1 mi. S
14750 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 1.1 mi. NW
14424 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 1.7 mi. S
14428 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 2 mi. S
14764 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 2.1 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Trident Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 580 ft. NE 9810  Mirror Lake 
Beth Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1799 ft. NW 9781  Mirror Lake 
Haystack Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 9945  Mirror Lake 
Shallow Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.8 mi. N 9794  Mirror Lake 
Buckeye Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 9686  Mirror Lake 
Shoestring Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1 mi. N 9823  Mirror Lake 
Blue Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.9 mi. W 9991  Mirror Lake 
Slate Gorge Overlook (Locale) Summit County, UT 1 mi. SE 9013  Mirror Lake 
Azure Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 10145  Mirror Lake 
Upper Provo Bridge Picnic Area (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. E 9210  Mirror Lake 
Slate Gorge (Valley) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Mirror Lake 
Provo River Falls (Falls) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 9348  Mirror Lake 
Rock Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 10309  Mirror Lake 
Shadow Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. N 10069  Mirror Lake 
Provo River Falls Overlook (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 9433  Mirror Lake 
Tail Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.5 mi. N 10010  Mirror Lake 
Spectacle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 9754  Mirror Lake 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 10772  Mirror Lake 
Washington Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. N 10004  Mirror Lake 
Washington Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. N 10004  Mirror Lake 


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

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