Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 07148 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Polygonum ramosissimum Michx.
Common name   bushy knotweed
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2002-78  
   with R. Van Buren, J. Cooper, J. Simpson
Coll. Date 13 August 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Box Elder County
Locality Bear River Bird Refuge.
     Elev.: 4217 ft. (1286 m.)
Habitat Notes along edge of canal. 
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° 28'  N, 112° 18'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Polygonum ramosissimum Michx.

Common Name(s): bushy knotweed, tall knotweed, yellow knotweed, yellow-flower knotweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20921, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Polygonum
                                        Species: Polygonum ramosissimum
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07148s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05362s1.jpg 
05362
specimen image: 07509s1.jpg 
07509
specimen image: 14082s1.jpg 
14082
specimen image: 14082c1.jpg 
14082
specimen image: 14082b1.jpg 
14082
specimen image: 14082a1.jpg 
14082

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07149 Matricaria recutita      "German chamomile" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rock Island (Island) Box Elder County, UT 1219 ft. SW 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
Mouth of Bear River (Area) Box Elder County, UT 2006 ft. E 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
Bear River (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 0.8 mi. SE   Christmas Meadows 
Blodgetts Overflow (Channel) Box Elder County, UT 0.9 mi. E 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
Bens Overflow (Channel) Box Elder County, UT 1.1 mi. E 4210  Mouth of Bear River 
Old River Channel (Channel) Box Elder County, UT 1.3 mi. W 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
Mushback Point (Cape) Box Elder County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
South Bay (Reservoir) Box Elder County, UT 2.2 mi. S 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
Bear River National Migratory Bird Refuge (historical) (Park) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 4210  Mouth of Bear River 
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge (Park) Box Elder County, UT 1.9 mi. E 4206  Mouth of Bear River 
East Pass (Channel) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
Dike Lake (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
Pintail Neck (Cape) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. E 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
Duckville Gun Club (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. E 4210  Mouth of Bear River 
North Bay (Reservoir) Box Elder County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
Brownlee Bay (Bay) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 4203  Mouth of Bear River 
Vallery Bay (Bay) Box Elder County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 4206  Mouth of Bear River 
Fish Fossil Rocks (Cliff) Box Elder County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 4210  Public Shooting Grounds 
Kendall Canal (Canal) Box Elder County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 4213  Whistler Canal 
Mueller Lake (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 3.7 mi. E 4213  Whistler Canal 

Links

Taxon Links for species Polygonum ramosissimum  Michx.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Polygonum+ramosissimum

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