Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18059 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Salix eriocephala Michx.
Common name   Missouri River willow
R. Van Buren   1928  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 04 September 2010 
United States
Daggett County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Sheep Creek Geologic Loop, Palisades Memorial Park vicinity.
     Elev.: 6991 ft. (2131 m.)
Latitude Longitude 40° 54'  33.2" N, 109° 47'  53.9" 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: L3S2. 


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

     Salix eriocephala Michx.

     Salix acutidens Rydb.
     Salix adenophylla Hook.
     Salix angustata Pursh
     Salix cordata Muhl., non Michx.
     Salix cordata var. abrasa Fern.
     Salix cordata var. angustata (Pursh) Anderss.
     Salix cordata var. missouriensis (Bebb) Mackenzie & Bush
     Salix cordata ssp. rigida (Muhl.) Anderss.
     Salix cordata var. rigida (Muhl.) Anderss.
     Salix cordata var. rigida (Muhl.) Boivin
     Salix cordata var. rigida (Muhl.) Carey
     Salix cordata var. vestita (Anderss.) Bebb (pro syn.)
     Salix discolor var. eriocephala (Michx.) Anderss.
     Salix missouriensis Bebb
     Salix myricoides var. angustata (Pursh) Dippel
     Salix myricoides var. cordata (Muhl.) Dippel
     Salix myricoides var. rigida (Muhl.) Dippel
     Salix rigida Muhl.
     Salix rigida var. angustata (Pursh) Fern.
     Salix rigida var. vestita (Anderss.) Ball
     Salix torreyana Barratt

Common Name(s): Missouri River willow, Missouri willow.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22528, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Salicales
                                Family: Salicaceae
                                    Genus: Salix
                                        Species: Salix eriocephala


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02218s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02489s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04850s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07245s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07269s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08872 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1.3 mi. W
08869 Astragalus spatulatus      "tufted milkvetch" 1.3 mi. W
08868 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. neglecta   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1.3 mi. W
08878 Boechera lyallii     1.3 mi. W
08870 Castilleja flava  var. flava   "yellow paintbrush" 1.3 mi. W
08865 Cerastium arvense  subsp. strictum   "field chickweed" 1.3 mi. W
08873 Crepis occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western hawksbeard" 1.3 mi. W
08877 Draba oligosperma  var. juniperina   "juniper whitlow-cress" 1.3 mi. W
08866 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 1.3 mi. W
08871 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.3 mi. W
08875 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" 1.3 mi. W
08893 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. richardsonii   "Richardson's rubberweed" same section
08874 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. richardsonii   "Richardson's rubberweed" 1.3 mi. W
08876 Lesquerella alpina  var. alpina   "alpine bladderpod" 1.3 mi. W
08879 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 1.3 mi. W
08894 Penstemon humilis  var. humilis   "low beardtongue" same section
08880 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" 1.3 mi. W
18058 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
08867 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.3 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mahogany Draw (Valley) Daggett County, UT 361 ft. W   Jessen Butte 
Palisades Memorial Park (Park) Daggett County, UT 795 ft. S 7018  Jessen Butte 
Hope Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 775 ft. SW   Jessen Butte 
Palisade Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 1183 ft. S 7054  Jessen Butte 
Big Spring (Spring) Daggett County, UT 1216 ft. NE 6972  Jessen Butte 
Sheep Creek Canyon Geological Area (Area) Daggett County, UT 1 mi. W 7914  Jessen Butte 
Whiskey Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Jessen Butte 
Half Moon Park (Flat) Daggett County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 8488  Jessen Butte 
Ute Mountain (Summit) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. S 8836  Leidy Peak 
Lodgepole Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Phil Pico Mountain 
Digger Basin (Basin) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. N 7579  Jessen Butte 
Jessen Butte (Summit) Daggett County, UT 3 mi. N 8468  Jessen Butte 
Browne Lake (Reservoir) Daggett County, UT 3 mi. S 8419  Leidy Peak 
Windy Ridge (Ridge) Daggett County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 8393  Jessen Butte 
Browne Lake Dam (Dam) Daggett County, UT 3.2 mi. S 8291  Leidy Peak 
Browne Lake (Reservoir) Daggett County, UT 3.2 mi. S 8291  Leidy Peak 
Sheep Creek Hill (Summit) Daggett County, UT 2.5 mi. E 7874  Jessen Butte 
Beaver Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Whiterocks Lake 
Sheep Creek Lake (Reservoir) Daggett County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 8603  Jessen Butte 
Brown Lake Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 3.4 mi. S 8311  Leidy Peak 


Taxon Links for species Salix eriocephala  Michx.

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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