Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17947 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ribes velutinum Greene
Common name   desert gooseberry
R. Van Buren   1816  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 17 May 2010 
United States
Washington County
Locality Bull Valley Mountains, Veyo-Shoal Creek Road (FR006), S of Enterprise Reservoir.
     Elev.: 6076 ft. (1852 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 28'  40.2" N, 113° 50'  9.3" 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 Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L9S4. 


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

     Ribes velutinum Greene

Common Name(s): desert gooseberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24506, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Grossulariaceae
                                    Genus: Ribes
                                        Species: Ribes velutinum


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 16875b1.jpg 
specimen image: 16875a1.jpg 
specimen image: 16875s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17948 Asteraceae      same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Grassy Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. N 5988  Maple Ridge 
Maple Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 6277  Maple Ridge 
Maple Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 5748  Maple Ridge 
Windy Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. E 6729  Maple Ridge 
Cave Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Goldstrike 
Honeycomb Rocks (Cliff) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N 5804  Hebron 
Cave Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Goldstrike 
Lost Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NW   Goldstrike 
Grassy Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Maple Ridge 
Pilot Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Hebron 
Burnt Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Goldstrike 
Enterprise Reservoir Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 5837  Hebron 
Honeycomb Rock Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5716  Hebron 
The Pinnacles (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 6204  Maple Ridge 
Upper Enterprise Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5742  Hebron 
Upper Enterprise Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5742  Hebron 
Lower Enterprise Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5706  Hebron 
Lower Enterprise Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 5712  Hebron 
Upper Enterprise Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5765  Hebron 
Pilot Peak Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6493  Hebron 


Taxon Links for species Ribes velutinum  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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