Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16024 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Trifolium dasyphyllum Torr. & Gray
Infraspecific    var. uintense (Rydb.) S.L. Welsh
R.D. Fitts   2009-84  
   with S.C. Fitts
Coll. Date 29 July 2009 
United States
Summit County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Little East Fork of Black's Fork drainage;
     Elev.: 10556 ft. (3218 m.)
Habitat Notes opening in krumholtz of Picea engelmannii, with Juniperus communis, Selginella. 
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° 49'  22.66" N, 110° 30'  58.11" W
UTM 12 4519217N  540802E 
Datum NAD83 
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):

     Trifolium dasyphyllum ssp. uintense (Rydb.) J. Gillett

     Trifolium dasyphyllum var. uintense (Rydb.) J.S. Martin ex Isely
     Trifolium dasyphyllum var. uintense (Rydb.) Welsh
     Trifolium uintense Rydb.

Common Name(s): Uinta clover.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26239, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Trifolium
                                        Species: Trifolium dasyphyllum
                                            Subspecies: Trifolium dasyphyllum ssp. uintense


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10811s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12494s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15752s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
16018 Arenaria rubella      "beautiful sandwort" same section
16023 Cryptogramma crispa      "parsley-fern" same section
16022 Erigeron compositus      "cut-leaf fleabane" same section
16019 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" same section
16021 Festuca ovina      "sheep fescue" same section
16017 Polygonum douglasii  var. douglasii  1095 ft. SE
16020 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bald Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. N 11756  Mount Lovenia 
Bald Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. N 11047  Mount Powell 
Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 11300  Mount Powell 
Lower Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. E 10765  Mount Powell 
Little East Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Mount Lovenia 
Squaw Pass (Gap) Summit County, UT 4 mi. S 11730  Mount Lovenia 
Red Castle (Summit) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 12136  Mount Powell 
Upper Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 11549  Mount Powell 
East Fork Blacks Fork Guard Station (Locale) Summit County, UT 4.2 mi. N 9311  Lyman Lake 
Broadbent Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 10220  Mount Powell 
East Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 11195  Mount Powell 
Porcupine Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 12195  Mount Powell 
Wilson Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 12806  Mount Powell 
High Line Trail (Trail) Summit County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 10434  Bridger Lake 
Smiths Fork Pass Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 11159  Mount Powell 
Mansfield Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 5.2 mi. N 10227  Bridger Lake 
Bear River Smiths Fork Trail (Trail) Summit County, UT 5.1 mi. N 9502  Lyman Lake 
Smiths Fork Pass (Gap) Summit County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 11789  Mount Powell 
North Star Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 5.9 mi. SE 11401  Mount Powell 
Tungsten Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 6.4 mi. SE 11385  Garfield Basin 


Taxon Links for species Trifolium dasyphyllum  Torr. & 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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