Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02300 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Alnus incana (L.) Moench
Infraspecific    subsp. rugosa (Du Roi) R.T. Clausen
Common name   speckled alder
A. Whittaker   s.n.  
Coll. Date 19 September 1997 
United States
Summit County
Locality Beaver Creek Campground.
     Elev.: 7000 ft. (2134 m.)
Habitat Notes riparian community, willows, alder, birch. 
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° 38'  46" N, 111° 9'  17" W
Township Range T2S, R7E  
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):

     Alnus incana ssp. rugosa (Du Roi) Clausen

     Alnus incana var. americana Regel
     Alnus rugosa (Du Roi) Spreng.
     Alnus rugosa var. americana (Regel) Fern.

Common Name(s): speckled alder.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=181888, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Hamamelidae
                            Order: Fagales
                                Family: Betulaceae
                                    Genus: Alnus
                                        Species: Alnus incana
                                            Subspecies: Alnus incana ssp. rugosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02300s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02087s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02160s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02265s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02278s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03069s3.jpg 
specimen image: 04518s3.jpg 
specimen image: 12437s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02298 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 1 mi. S
02299 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 1 mi. S
01574 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.4 mi. SW
02353 Erigeron divergens  var. divergens   "spreading fleabane daisy" 1.4 mi. SW
01568 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. SE
01577 Fragaria virginiana  subsp. glauca   "mountain strawberry" 1.4 mi. SW
01576 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1.4 mi. SW
01436 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1.4 mi. SE
01575 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 1.4 mi. SW
01579 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" 1.4 mi. SW
01437 Sanguisorba minor      "small burnet" 1.4 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lower Yellow Pine Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.2 mi. N 9640  Hoyt Peak 
Upper Yellow Pine Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. N 9722  Hoyt Peak 
Failure Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Woodland 
Yellow Pine Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 7231  Hoyt Peak 
Beaver Creek Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. S 7356  Woodland 
Coop Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Erickson Basin 
Talyor Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Woodland 
Yellow Pine Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Hoyt Peak 
Castle Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 10089  Hoyt Peak 
Slate Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Hoyt Peak 
Taylors Fork Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 7438  Woodland 
Shingle Creek Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 7458  Woodland 
Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 9882  Erickson Basin 
Shingle Creek Recreation Site (Park) Summit County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 7513  Woodland 
Shingle Creek Narrows (Channel) Summit County, UT 3 mi. E 8682  Erickson Basin 
Pine Valley Group Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 7461  Soapstone Basin 
Hoyt Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 3.9 mi. NW 10142  Hoyt Peak 
Shingle Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 4.2 mi. SE   Erickson Basin 
Lower Provo River Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 7392  Soapstone Basin 
Paulsin Basin (Basin) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 8767  Hoyt Peak 


Taxon Links for species Alnus incana  (L.) Moench

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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