Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07464 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Ribes hudsonianum Richardson
Infraspecific    var. petiolare (Douglas) Jancz.
Common name   western black currant
Donna M. Barnes   2739  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 24 June 2002 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Raft River Mountains, ca. 2 miles S of Clear Creek Campground, [W of Clear Creek Campground, Right Fork of Clear Creek, along dirt road ca. 0.3 miles N of the junction with Clear Creek Road (FR 001)];
     Elev.: 7076 ft. (2157 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-sage community. 
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° 57'  9" N, 113° 21'  9" 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):

     Ribes hudsonianum var. petiolare (Dougl.) Jancz.

     Ribes petiolare Dougl.

Common Name(s): western black currant.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530055, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Grossulariaceae
                                    Genus: Ribes
                                        Species: Ribes hudsonianum
                                            Variety: Ribes hudsonianum var. petiolare


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07464s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01285s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02487s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08847s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04623 Alopecurus aequalis  var. aequalis   "short-awn foxtail" same section
04631 Aquilegia formosa  var. formosa   "western columbine" same section
04637 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" same section
07465 Barbarea orthoceras      "American yellowrocket" same section
04626 Carex lanuginosa     same section
04589 Cerastium nutans  var. nutans   "nodding chickweed" same section
04629 Cirsium vulgare      "bull thistle" same section
04627 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" same section
07463 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
04634 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" same section
04864 Marchantia polymorpha     same section
04636 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
04632 Mimulus lewisii      "Lewis' monkeyflower" same section
04638 Ranunculus macounii      "Macoun's buttercup" same section
04643 Rorippa curvipes      "bluntleaf yellowcress" same section
04628 Rumex crispus      "curly dock" same section
04625 Scirpus microcarpus      "panicled bulrush" same section
04624 Scirpus microcarpus      "panicled bulrush" same section
04639 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" same section
04642 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" same section
04630 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Right Fork Clear Creek (Arroyo) Box Elder County, UT 1664 ft. SE   Standrod 
Right Fork Clear Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1793 ft. SE   Standrod 
Pinnacle (Pillar) Box Elder County, UT 1 mi. NW 8035  Rosevere Point 
Clear Creek Campground (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 0.9 mi. E 6667  Rosevere Point 
Bull Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.5 mi. SE   Rosevere Point 
Bull Flat (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. S 9206  Rosevere Point 
Lake Fork (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Rosevere Point 
Clear Creek Campground (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. E 6247  Rosevere Point 
Rosevere Fork (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Rosevere Point 
Bull Lake (Reservoir) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. S 9239  Rosevere Point 
Rosevere Point (Cliff) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8911  Rosevere Point 
Big Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. S 9679  Rosevere Point 
Italian Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. E   Rosevere Point 
Water Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 3.7 mi. NE   Rosevere Point 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 8862  Standrod 
Right Fork Onemile Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.8 mi. W   Standrod 
Raft River Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 9170  Standrod 
Jones Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.8 mi. W   Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 8800  Standrod 
Fisher Lake (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 4.7 mi. SW 8819  Standrod 


Taxon Links for species Ribes hudsonianum  Richardson

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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