Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18123 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Rumex paucifolius Nutt.
Common name   alpine sheep sorrel
Steve Hegji   0280  
Coll. Date 03 June 2014 
United States
Wasatch County
Locality Highway 40 pullout, just south of Daniels Pass;
     Elev.: 7856 ft. (2395 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky hillside, Artemisia. 
Latitude Longitude 40° 17'  14.09" N, 111° 14'  32.2" 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.


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

     Rumex paucifolius Nutt.

Common Name(s): alpine sheep sorrel, fewleaved dock, meadow dock.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20971, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Rumex
                                        Species: Rumex paucifolius


Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
18124 Camissonia subacaulis      "long-leaf suncup" 46 ft. S
18119 Clematis hirsutissima      "hairy clematis" same section
18120 Ranunculus alismifolius      "plantain-leaf buttercup" same section
18122 Senecio integerrimus      "lambstongue ragwort" same section
18121 Thelypodiopsis sagittata     same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Telephone Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 628 ft. SE   Co-op Creek 
Hub Guard Station (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2294 ft. S 7819  Co-op Creek 
Murdock Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1830 ft. W   Twin Peaks 
Daniels Pass (Gap) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 7996  Twin Peaks 
Point of Pines Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. SE   Twin Peaks 
Hobble Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. SE   Twin Peaks 
Willow Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Co-op Creek 
Sink Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Co-op Creek 
Sugar Spring Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. S   Twin Peaks 
Foreman Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Twin Peaks 
Lodge Pole Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7714  Twin Peaks 
Mill A Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Two Tom Hill 
Shingle Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Twin Peaks 
Dock Flat (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8229  Twin Peaks 
Bull Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 7825  Co-op Creek 
Bjorkman Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. N   Co-op Creek 
Foreman Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 8639  Twin Peaks 
Harris Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. W 8764  Twin Peaks 
Mule Ear Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 3.1 mi. N 8075  Twin Peaks 
Jones Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. SE   Two Tom Hill 


Taxon Links for species Rumex paucifolius  Nutt.

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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