Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06043 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Geranium caespitosum James
Common name   James' geranium
Donna M. Barnes   2004  
Coll. Date 19 June 2001 
United States
Kane County
Locality Hwy 14, just past Duck Creek Village, S side of rd, [Markagunt Plateau, Strawberry Knolls vicinity, Utah Highway 14, ca. 3.5 miles E of Duck Creek Campground];
     Elev.: 8273 ft. (2522 m.)
Habitat Notes steep slope, rocky soil; conifer 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 37° 30'  40" N, 112° 37'  54" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Geranium caespitosum James

Common Name(s): pineywoods geranium, purple cluster geranium, tufted geranium.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29130, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Geraniales
                                Family: Geraniaceae
                                    Genus: Geranium
                                        Species: Geranium caespitosum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06043s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01262s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01363s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02022s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03379s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03380s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05376s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07665s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14311 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 1.7 mi. SW
06049 Artemisia pygmaea      "pygmy sagebrush" same section
14310 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 1.7 mi. SW
05722 Opuntia erinacea     same section
06033 Penstemon linarioides      "toadflax beardtongue" same section
14309 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1.7 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Strawberry Knolls (Summit) Kane County, UT 1650 ft. NE 8462  Henrie Knolls 
Strawberry Valley Estates Airport (Airport) Kane County, UT 0.8 mi. S 8098  Henrie Knolls 
Willis Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 0.9 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Cold Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1 mi. E 7993  Asay Bench 
Billingsly Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Long Valley Junction 
Duck Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Sinks (Basin) Kane County, UT 2 mi. NW 8396  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Village (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 8495  Henrie Knolls 
Duck Creek Village Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 2 mi. NW 8390  Henrie Knolls 
Road Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Swains Creek Airport (Airport) Kane County, UT 2.5 mi. S 7746  Long Valley Junction 
Harris Spring Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Long Valley Junction 
Bowers Spring (Spring) Iron County, UT 3 mi. N 8255  Henrie Knolls 
Aspen-Mirror Lake (Lake) Kane County, UT 2.5 mi. W 8429  Henrie Knolls 
Bowers Knoll (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8531  Asay Bench 
Everett Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. S   Strawberry Point 
Harris Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. S 7861  Long Valley Junction 
Broad Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3 mi. SW   Strawberry Point 
Bowers Flat (Flat) Iron County, UT 3.4 mi. N 8235  Henrie Knolls 
Uinta Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. NE 7861  Asay Bench 


Taxon Links for species Geranium caespitosum  James

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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