Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07161 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Myriophyllum sibiricum Kom.
Common name   shortspike watermilfoil
Donna M. Barnes   2514  
   with S. Eaton, G. Eaton
Coll. Date 17 August 2002 
United States
Locality western shore of Fish Lake, S of Bowery Haven;
     Elev.: 8908 ft. (2716 m.)
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 38° 34'  N, 111° 43'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Specimen Notes submersed in 1-2.5 feet of water. 


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

     Myriophyllum sibiricum Komarov

     Myriophyllum exalbescens Fern.
     Myriophyllum exalbescens var. magdalenense (Fern.) A. Löve
     Myriophyllum magdalenense Fern.
     Myriophyllum spicatum var. capillaceum Lange
     Myriophyllum spicatum ssp. exalbescens (Fern.) Hultén
     Myriophyllum spicatum var. exalbescens (Fern.) Jepson
     Myriophyllum spicatum ssp. squamosum Laestad. ex Hartman
     Myriophyllum spicatum var. squamosum (Laestad. ex Hartman) Hartman

Common Name(s): American watermilfoil, milfoil, shortspike watermilfoil, Siberian water-milfoil.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503906, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Haloragales
                                Family: Haloragaceae
                                    Genus: Myriophyllum
                                        Species: Myriophyllum sibiricum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07161s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04539s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07336s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08248s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08788s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01292 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" 1257 ft. S
15090 Juniperus communis  var. depressa   "common juniper" 1 mi. S
07191 Potamogeton filiformis  var. alpinus  same section
01295 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 1.2 mi. NE
01293 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 1257 ft. S
01297 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 1.2 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bowery Creek Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2952 ft. SE 8888  Fish Lake 
Bowery Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 0.7 mi. SE   Fish Lake 
Bowery Group Area Recreation Site (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 8849  Fish Lake 
Mackinaw Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. S 8878  Fish Lake 
Bowery Haven Resort (Park) Sevier County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 8869  Fish Lake 
Twin Creek Amphitheater Recreation Site (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.9 mi. S 8865  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Visitor Center (Building) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. S 8849  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. S 8911  Fish Lake 
Joe Bush Fisherman Parking (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. E 8852  Fish Lake 
Twin Creek Picnic Area (Park) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. S 8855  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake (Lake) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. S 8849  Fish Lake 
Pelican Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. E   Fish Lake 
Twin Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Lodge (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. S 8855  Fish Lake 
Fishlake Resort (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 1.4 mi. S 8852  Fish Lake 
Pelican Overlook (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. E 9124  Fish Lake 
Anderson Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Fish Lake 
Hi Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. W 10982  Fish Lake 
Aspen Heart and Lakeview Recreation Residences (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 9010  Fish Lake 
Pelican Point Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. E 8849  Fish Lake 


Taxon Links for species Myriophyllum sibiricum  Kom.

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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