Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06822 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Caltha leptosepala DC.
Common name   white marsh marigold
T. Hayes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 23 May 2002 
United States
Utah County
Locality Provo Canyon, N side, near the Alpine Aqueduct, ca 0.2 mi NW of Canyon Glen;
     Elev.: 5570 ft. (1698 m.)
Habitat Notes wet meadow. 
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° 20'  7" N, 111° 37'  18" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Caltha leptosepala DC.

Common Name(s): elkslip marshmarigold, slendersepal marshmarigold, white marsh marigold, white marshmarigold, white marsh-marigold.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18455, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Caltha
                                        Species: Caltha leptosepala


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06822s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00187s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01570s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01814s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02905s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03700s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07378s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07946s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11428s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15760s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02155 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 2261 ft. NW
15415 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1.1 mi. W
14009 Arabidopsis thaliana      "mouseear cress" 1.1 mi. E
07237 Atriplex patula      "spear saltbush" same section
01305 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" same section
02158 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 2261 ft. NW
01294 Celtis reticulata     1 mi. SE
14641 Clematis occidentalis      "purple virgins-bower" same section
07238 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
01306 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" same section
02189 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2261 ft. NW
15310 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 1.6 mi. SE
02191 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 2261 ft. NW
15416 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.1 mi. W
15220 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1 mi. W
02196 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 2261 ft. NW
14640 Crataegus douglasii  var. rivularis  same section
01493 Cynoglossum officinale      "gypsyflower" same section
01491 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" same section
15261 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 1.1 mi. W
15257 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 1.1 mi. W
10911 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" same section
15232 Humulus lupulus      "common hop" 1 mi. W
01874 Linaria dalmatica      "Dalmatian toadflax" 1.1 mi. SE
01488 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" same section
02157 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 2261 ft. NW
01492 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
01487 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" same section
14436 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" 1.8 mi. SE
02156 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" 2261 ft. NW
14865 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" 1.1 mi. W
14644 Physocarpus monogynus      "mountain ninebark" 1.1 mi. W
14643 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" 1 mi. W
15275 Picea pungens      "Colorado blue spruce" same section
01307 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" same section
02188 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 2261 ft. NW
15414 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.1 mi. W
01872 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.1 mi. SE
02194 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 2261 ft. NW
02193 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 2261 ft. NW
14645 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1.1 mi. W
02195 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 2261 ft. NW
01490 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" same section
02199 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" 2261 ft. NW
02187 Salix x fragilis  hybrid [alba x euxina]   "crack willow" 2261 ft. NW
02159 Sambucus caerulea     2261 ft. NW
01873 Sambucus caerulea     1.1 mi. SE
14008 Sanguisorba minor      "small burnet" 1.1 mi. E
08782 Setaria pumila  subsp. pumila   "yellow bristle grass" 2073 ft. S
15259 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" same section
01489 Sphaeralcea munroana      "Munroe's globemallow" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rotary Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1316 ft. E 5404  Bridal Veil Falls 
Rotary Park Picnic Area (Park) Utah County, UT 1880 ft. S 5043  Bridal Veil Falls 
Canyon Glen (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2003 ft. S 5049  Bridal Veil Falls 
Canyon Glen Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 2181 ft. S 5004  Bridal Veil Falls 
Springdell (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2753 ft. S 4974  Bridal Veil Falls 
Nunns (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2892 ft. E 5154  Bridal Veil Falls 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. SW   Bridal Veil Falls 
Lost Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Bridal Veil Falls 
Wicks (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 4928  Orem 
Union Aqueduct (Canal) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W 5158  Orem 
Bridal Veil Falls Sky Ride (Locale) Utah County, UT 1 mi. E 5499  Bridal Veil Falls 
Bridal Veil Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 5948  Bridal Veil Falls 
Orem Bench Wildlife Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 5929  Orem 
Alta Aqueduct (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 5581  Orem 
Christmas City (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 4902  Orem 
Davis Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Bridal Veil Falls 
Timpanogos Glacier (Glacier) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 10220  Bridal Veil Falls 
Upper Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E 5817  Bridal Veil Falls 
Hope Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S 6651  Bridal Veil Falls 
Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Bridal Veil Falls 


Taxon Links for species Caltha leptosepala  DC.

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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