Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06441 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Veronica americana Schwein. ex Benth.
Common name   American speedwell
J.G. Harris   2857  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 09 June 2001 
United States
Millard County
Locality Canyon Mountains, end of Dry Creek Road, ca. 4 km due SE of Oak City.
     Elev.: 7216 ft. (2200 m.)
Habitat Notes wet springs along creek. 
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 39° 18'  56" N, 112° 14'  4" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Veronica americana Schwein. ex Benth.

Common Name(s): American speedwell, brooklime.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=33399, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Veronica
                                        Species: Veronica americana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06441s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 07064s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07589s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12805s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06391 Aquilegia formosa  var. formosa   "western columbine" same section
06388 Carex deweyana      "Dewey sedge" same section
06389 Carex subfusca      "brown sedge" same section
06440 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" same section
06511 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" same section
06510 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" same section
06509 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
06439 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" same section
06512 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" same section
06438 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" same section
06507 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" same section
06442 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" same section
06508 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Upper Quaking Asp Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1158 ft. W   Williams Peak 
Prouse Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1270 ft. E   Williams Peak 
Rattlesnake Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1722 ft. NW   Williams Peak 
Rogers Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1934 ft. W   Williams Peak 
Rough Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 2383 ft. NE   Williams Peak 
Bear Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.7 mi. NE   Williams Peak 
Roger Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Williams Peak 
Partridge Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. N 8790  Williams Peak 
Peak Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Oak City South 
Partridge Mountain Research Natural Area (Area) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 7802  Oak City South 
South Walker Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Bowens Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Weetches Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Platnation Flat Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6592  Williams Peak 
Little Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Fool Creek Peak 
Ox Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Williams Peak 
Cold Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6145  Oak City South 
Williams Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 8908  Williams Peak 
Quaking Asp Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Oak City South 
Big Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. N 6165  Oak City South 


Taxon Links for species Veronica americana  Schwein. ex Benth.

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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