Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01415 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cercocarpus ledifolius Nutt.
Common name   curl-leaf mountain mahogany
B. Davis   s.n.  
Coll. Date 16 September 1995 
United States
Utah County
Locality Up Squaw Peak road 8 miles, along the edge of slope down.
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 40° 11'  43" N, 111° 36'  59" W
Township Range T7S, R3E, Sec. 21  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Cercocarpus ledifolius Nutt.

Common Name(s): curlleaf cercocarpus, curlleaf mountain mahogany, curl-leaf mountain mahogany, curlleaf mountainmahogany.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=25134, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Cercocarpus
                                        Species: Cercocarpus ledifolius


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.
00213 Astragalus oophorus  var. caulescens   "pallid egg milkvetch" 1 mi. W
00392 Astragalus oophorus  var. caulescens   "pallid egg milkvetch" 1423 ft. N
00378 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1 mi. W
05255 Azolla mexicana      "Mexican mosquitofern" 1 mi. S
01680 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 1 mi. W
01419 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  1 mi. W
01682 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1 mi. W
01686 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1 mi. W
01417 Eremogone ferrisiae      "Ferris' sandwort" 1 mi. W
01683 Fragaria vesca  var. bracteata   "woodland strawberry" 1 mi. W
01418 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1 mi. W
00394 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. brachycalyx   "Bonneville sweetpea" 1 mi. W
00393 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. brachycalyx   "Bonneville sweetpea" 1 mi. W
01684 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" 1 mi. W
01249 Lygodesmia spinosa      "thorn skeletonweed" 1 mi. W
00349 Malus pumila      "cultivated apple" 1 mi. W
00196 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 1 mi. W
00220 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" 1 mi. W
01685 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" 1 mi. W
11316 Onobrychis viciifolia      "sainfoin" 1 mi. W
01416 Pachystima myrsinites     1 mi. W
00342 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1 mi. W
01421 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1 mi. W
00364 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1 mi. W
02172 Purshia mexicana  var. stansburyana   "Stansbury's cliffrose" 1 mi. W
14615 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" 1894 ft. SW
00207 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" 1 mi. W
00420 Sambucus caerulea     1 mi. W
01420 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1 mi. W
00212 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1 mi. W
00251 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1 mi. W
00493 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" 1 mi. W
14616 Ulmus pumila      "Siberian elm" 1894 ft. SW
02749 Urtica dioica  var. occidentalis  1 mi. W
01681 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 1 mi. W
00216 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" 1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ironton (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1306 ft. N 4584  Springville 
Little Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. S   Springville 
Buckley Draw (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Springville 
Utah County Infirmary (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 4616  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S 4557  Springville 
Toad Head (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7294  Springville 
Faith Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4570  Springville 
KFTN-AM (Provo) (Tower) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4485  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 4570  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4574  Springville 
Lower Union Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 4587  Provo 
Lincoln School (School) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 4580  Springville 
Hathenbrook Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 5355  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 4587  Springville 
Springville (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 4580  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 4751  Provo 
Three Sisters (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 6690  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 4626  Provo 
Slate Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Springville 
Buckley Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 9367  Springville 


Taxon Links for species Cercocarpus ledifolius  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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