Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06513 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Viola purpurea Kellogg
Infraspecific    var. venosa (S. Watson) Brainerd
J.G. Harris   2867  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 09 June 2001 
United States
Millard County
Locality Canyon Mountains, Summit Ridge, ca. 1 km N of Williams Peak.
     Elev.: 9020 ft. (2750 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky ridges, talus slopes near timberline. 
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'  1" N, 112° 12'  10" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Viola purpurea ssp. venosa (S. Wats.) M.S. Baker & J.C. Clausen

     Viola purpurea ssp. atriplicifolia (Greene) M.S. Baker & J.C. Clausen ex M.E. Peck
     Viola purpurea var. atriplicifolia (Greene) M.E. Peck
     Viola purpurea var. venosa (S. Wats.) Brainerd
     Viola venosa (S. Wats.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): goosefoot violet, goosefoot yellow violet.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524827, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Violales
                                Family: Violaceae
                                    Genus: Viola
                                        Species: Viola purpurea
                                            Subspecies: Viola purpurea ssp. venosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06523 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
06529 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" same section
06245 Arenaria macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" 1.6 mi. SW
06257 Artemisia arbuscula      "low sagebrush" 1.6 mi. SW
06250 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.6 mi. SW
06255 Astragalus piutensis      "Marysvale milkvetch" 1.6 mi. SW
06525 Boechera holboellii  var. secunda  same section
06527 Carex dioica  var. gynocrates  same section
06517 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
06256 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1.6 mi. SW
06265 Ceanothus martinii      "Martin's ceanothus" 1.6 mi. SW
06266 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.6 mi. SW
06516 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
06519 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
10959 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1420 ft. N
06268 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.6 mi. SW
06518 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" same section
06520 Erigeron nauseosus      "Marysvale fleabane" same section
06253 Erigeron nauseosus      "Marysvale fleabane" 1.6 mi. SW
06528 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
06261 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. SW
07776 Eriogonum racemosum  var. racemosum   "redroot wild buckwheat" 2212 ft. NE
06260 Eriogonum spathulatum  var. spathulatum   "spoon-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. SW
06264 Gayophytum decipiens      "deceptive groundsmoke" 1.6 mi. SW
06249 Heuchera rubescens  var. rubescens   "pink alumroot" 1.6 mi. SW
06252 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1.6 mi. SW
06258 Lepidium montanum  var. heterophyllum   "entire-leaved pepper-grass" 1.6 mi. SW
06251 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" 1.6 mi. SW
06247 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1.6 mi. SW
06514 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
10958 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1420 ft. N
06246 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" 1.6 mi. SW
06254 Petradoria pumila  var. pumila   "common rock goldenrod" 1.6 mi. SW
06526 Poa arctica  subsp. aperta   "arctic bluegrass" same section
10957 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 1420 ft. N
06515 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pusilla   "Tushar sticky cinquefoil" same section
06262 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1.6 mi. SW
06248 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1.6 mi. SW
06522 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section
06521 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
06263 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 1.6 mi. SW
06524 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" same section
06387 Woodsia oregana      "Oregon cliff fern" same section
07778 Woodsia oregana      "Oregon cliff fern" 2212 ft. NE
07777 Zauschneria latifolia  var. garrettii  2212 ft. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Williams Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2664 ft. SE 8908  Williams Peak 
John Williams Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Williams Peak 
Bear Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Prouse Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Rough Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 2 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Yance Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Williams Peak 
Little Long Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Williams Peak 
Upper Quaking Asp Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Rattlesnake Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Rogers Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Ox Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Hardscrabble Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Williams Peak 
Roger Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.7 mi. W   Williams Peak 
Partridge Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 3 mi. NW 8790  Williams Peak 
Lyman Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Mud Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 3.7 mi. S 6536  Scipio Pass 
Fishers Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 5696  Williams Peak 
Devil Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. SW   Williams Peak 
Bowens Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Radford Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Fool Creek Peak 


Taxon Links for species Viola purpurea  Kellogg

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

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