Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06150 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Clematis columbiana (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray
Infraspecific    var. columbiana 
Common name   Rocky Mountain clematis
J.G. Harris   2940  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 29 June 2001 
United States
Cache County
Locality Logan Canyon, Mt. Naomi.
     Elev.: 9971 ft. (3040 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky outcrop below the summit. 
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 41° 54'  N, 111° 39'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Clematis columbiana var. columbiana (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray

     Atragene columbiana Nutt.
     Clematis pseudoalpina (Kuntze) A. Nels.
     Clematis verticillaris var. columbiana (Nutt.) Gray

Common Name(s): Columbian virginsbower, rock clematis.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527419, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Clematis
                                        Species: Clematis columbiana
                                            Variety: Clematis columbiana var. columbiana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06150s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03431s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03432s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03433s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03434s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07562s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13834s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13876s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06152 Anemone multifida  var. stylosa   "Rocky Mountain windflower" same section
14678 Artemisia tripartita  var. tripartita  2344 ft. SW
06147 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" same section
06159 Boechera lyallii     same section
11438 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1.6 mi. N
06158 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" same section
12565 Clematis hirsutissima      "hairy clematis" 1814 ft. W
12564 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 1664 ft. NW
12563 Haplopappus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1664 ft. NW
12562 Heterotheca villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" 1664 ft. NW
06151 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. epunctata   "stemless four-nerve daisy" same section
06127 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" same section
06153 Lomatium graveolens  var. graveolens   "King's biscuitroot" same section
06157 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
06154 Pedicularis parryi  subsp. purpurea   "Rocky Mountain lousewort" same section
06155 Penstemon compactus      "Mt. Naomi beardtongue" same section
06174 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" same section
06149 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" same section
14676 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 1 mi. SW
14677 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 1 mi. SW
14679 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 1883 ft. W
06156 Synthyris pinnatifida  var. pinnatifida   "featherleaf kittentails" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Tony Grove Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 2805 ft. SE 8048  Naomi Peak 
Tony Grove Lake Campground (Locale) Cache County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 8088  Naomi Peak 
Mount Magog (Summit) Cache County, UT 1.2 mi. N 9505  Naomi Peak 
Coldwater Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 1.2 mi. S 8665  Naomi Peak 
Tony Grove Lake Trailhead (Locale) Cache County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 7927  Naomi Peak 
White Pine Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 1.6 mi. N 8380  Naomi Peak 
Naomi Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 9863  Naomi Peak 
Mount Gog (Summit) Cache County, UT 2.2 mi. N 9535  Naomi Peak 
Hansen Pond (Lake) Cache County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7963  Mount Elmer 
High Creek Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 8895  Naomi Peak 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2.6 mi. S 7858  Mount Elmer 
Bubble Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 7687  Temple Peak 
Steam Mill Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 3.1 mi. N 8639  Naomi Peak 
Selman Reservoir (Reservoir) Cache County, UT 2.4 mi. E 7372  Tony Grove Creek 
Cherry Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 9636  Naomi Peak 
Goring Pond (Lake) Cache County, UT 2.9 mi. E 7051  Tony Grove Creek 
Rocky Canyon (Valley) Cache County, UT 3 mi. W   Naomi Peak 
Mount Naomi Wilderness (Reserve) Cache County, UT 3.1 mi. W 6667  Naomi Peak 
Steam Mill Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 3.8 mi. N 9128  Tony Grove Creek 
Mount Elmer (Summit) Cache County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 9646  Mount Elmer 


Taxon Links for species Clematis columbiana  (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray

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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