Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03722 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sorbus scopulina Greene
Common name   mountain-ash
D. Carter   s.n.  
Coll. Date 26 June 1999 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality up Ephriam Canyon; off the side of the road.
Habitat Notes aspen fir community. 
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° 20'  10" N, 111° 29'  43" W
Township Range T17S, R4E, Sec. 17  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Sorbus scopulina Greene

Common Name(s): Cascade mountain-ash, Greene mountainash, Greene's mountain ash, Greenes mountainash.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25326, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Sorbus
                                        Species: Sorbus scopulina


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03722s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 06183s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 08936s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10914s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11312s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03732 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" 1.4 mi. SW
03708 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.4 mi. SW
03729 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.4 mi. SW
07050 Beckmannia syzigachne      "American sloughgrass" 1.2 mi. S
03710 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 1.4 mi. SW
03698 Dodecatheon pulchellum  var. pulchellum   "darkthroat shootingstar" 1.4 mi. SW
07055 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 1.2 mi. S
07051 Glyceria borealis      "boreal mannagrass" 1.2 mi. S
03713 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.4 mi. SW
03714 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1.4 mi. SW
03711 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  1.4 mi. SW
03727 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. laetivirens   "plateau vetchling" 1.4 mi. SW
03725 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. laetivirens   "plateau vetchling" 1.4 mi. SW
07053 Medicago sativa      "alfalfa" 1.2 mi. S
03724 Microseris nutans      "nodding silverpuffs" 1.4 mi. SW
09559 Oenothera flava      "yellow evening primrose" 1.8 mi. SW
03721 Oenothera flava  var. flava   "yellow evening primrose" 1.4 mi. SW
06950 Onobrychis viciifolia      "sainfoin" 1.2 mi. S
03699 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" 1.4 mi. SW
03728 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" 1.4 mi. SW
07052 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" 1.2 mi. S
06949 Ranunculus inamoenus      "graceful buttercup" 1.2 mi. S
03736 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1 mi. E
06952 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  1.2 mi. S
03738 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1 mi. E
03737 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1 mi. E
17831 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" same section
07049 Sium suave      "hemlock water parsnip" 1.2 mi. S
03697 Stellaria jamesiana     1.4 mi. SW
03712 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 1 mi. E
15905 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 1 mi. E
07054 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. parryi   "Parry's aster" 1.2 mi. S
03723 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1.4 mi. SW
06951 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1.2 mi. S
03735 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1.4 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lake Hill Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 0.7 mi. S 8445  Danish Knoll 
White Ledge Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 0.6 mi. NW   Danish Knoll 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 7130  Ephraim 
Great Basin Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. S 8846  Danish Knoll 
Left Fork Cotton Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. SE   Danish Knoll 
Mud Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 8819  Danish Knoll 
The Big Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 9157  Danish Knoll 
Freds Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 9069  Danish Knoll 
Dusterburgs Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 8862  Danish Knoll 
New Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Danish Knoll 
White Ledge (Bench) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 9462  Danish Knoll 
Flat Iron Point (Cliff) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. E 9889  Danish Knoll 
Bluebell Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 8895  Danish Knoll 
Maple Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Danish Knoll 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. S 10378  Danish Knoll 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Danish Knoll 
Rock Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Danish Knoll 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 8439  Ephraim 
New Canyon Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 8878  Danish Knoll 
Wasatch Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. E 10194  Danish Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Sorbus scopulina  Greene

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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