Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07902 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Arceuthobium americanum Nutt. ex Engelm.
Common name   American dwarf mistletoe
Donna M. Barnes   3103  
Coll. Date 06 September 2002 
United States
Summit County
Locality Highway 150, Bear River Lodge.
     Elev.: 8290 ft. (2527 m.)
Habitat Notes riparian community; on sand bars, small islands in the river. 
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° 55'  1" N, 110° 49'  8" W
Township Range T2N, R11W, Sec. 8, NE1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Arceuthobium americanum Nutt. ex Engelm.

Common Name(s): American dwarf mistletoe, lodgepole pine dwarf mistletoe.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27887, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Santalales
                                Family: Viscaceae
                                    Genus: Arceuthobium
                                        Species: Arceuthobium americanum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07902s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05481 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 619 ft. W
05489 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" 619 ft. W
07913 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" 2678 ft. E
07912 Calamagrostis canadensis  var. langsdorffii   "bluejoint" 2678 ft. E
05496 Campanula rotundifolia      "bluebell bellflower" 619 ft. W
07899 Carex aurea      "golden sedge" same section
07897 Carex lenticularis  var. lipocarpa   "Kellogg's sedge" same section
07896 Cerastium fontanum  subsp. vulgare   "big mouse-ear chickweed" same section
07910 Chrysanthemum leucanthemum      "ox-eye daisy" 2678 ft. E
07916 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. lanceolatus   "spear-leaf yellow rabbitbrush" 2678 ft. E
05494 Cirsium arvense      "Canada thistle" 619 ft. W
07914 Elymus glaucus  subsp. glaucus   "blue wildrye" 2678 ft. E
05501 Elymus trachycaulus      "slender wheatgrass" 619 ft. W
07900 Galium bifolium      "twinleaf bedstraw" same section
07915 Hierochloe odorata      "sweetgrass" 2678 ft. E
07895 Isatis tinctoria      "Dyer's woad" same section
05491 Juncus ensifolius      "swordleaf rush" 619 ft. W
07898 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  same section
07905 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" same section
05500 Lolium perenne      "perennial ryegrass" 619 ft. W
05503 Machaeranthera canescens  var. monticola   "mountain gray tansy aster" 619 ft. W
07918 Matricaria maritima      "mayweed" 2678 ft. E
05480 Matricaria maritima      "mayweed" 619 ft. W
07903 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
05490 Parnassia fimbriata      "fringed grass of Parnassus" 619 ft. W
07904 Parnassia fimbriata      "fringed grass of Parnassus" same section
05499 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" 619 ft. W
07911 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" 2678 ft. E
05502 Potamogeton alpinus      "alpine pondweed" 619 ft. W
05492 Potentilla fruticosa     619 ft. W
05495 Prunella vulgaris  subsp. lanceolata   "lance selfheal" 619 ft. W
05493 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" 619 ft. W
07909 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" 2678 ft. E
05497 Spiranthes romanzoffiana  var. romanzoffiana   "hooded ladies tresses" 619 ft. W
07901 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. parryi   "Parry's aster" same section
13635 Valeriana edulis      "tobacco root" 2678 ft. E
07917 Valeriana edulis      "tobacco root" 2678 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hovarka Canal (Canal) Summit County, UT 1606 ft. E 8386  Deadman Mountain 
East Fork Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 2966 ft. SW 8370  Deadman Mountain 
East Fork Bear River (Stream) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. SW   Red Knob 
Bear River Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 8327  Deadman Mountain 
Bear River Ranger Station (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. S 8475  Deadman Mountain 
Deadman Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Deadman Mountain 
Lily Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8905  Deadman Mountain 
Cow Hollow (Valley) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Deadman Mountain 
Island Ranch (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8084  Deadman Mountain 
Christmas Tree Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Deadman Mountain 
Hill Air Force Base Recreation Camp (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. E 8842  Deadman Mountain 
Deer Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. W   Seven Tree Flat 
Stillwater Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 3.4 mi. S 8521  Christmas Meadows 
Grassy Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 8311  Deadman Mountain 
Grassy Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 8311  Deadman Mountain 
Stillwater Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Hayden Peak 
Hayden Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Hayden Peak 
MacKays Cabin (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.9 mi. E 8521  Deadman Mountain 
Carter Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 3 mi. E   Deadman Mountain 
Mill City Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 3 mi. W   Whitney Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Arceuthobium americanum  Nutt. ex Engelm.

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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