Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02289 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Prunus virginiana L.
Common name   chokecherry
A. Whittaker   s.n.  
Coll. Date 19 September 1997 
United States
Summit County
Locality [none]
     Elev.: 9400 ft. (2866 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen, ponderosa pine. 
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° 37'  1" N, 110° 58'  3" W
Township Range T2S, R9E, Sec. 30 SW  
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):

     Prunus virginiana L.

Common Name(s): chokecherry, chokecherry (common), common chokecherry, Virginia chokecherry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24806, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Prunus
                                        Species: Prunus virginiana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09532 Allium brevistylum      "short-styled wild onion" 2579 ft. N
14766 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
14512 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
14427 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1669 ft. NW
15272 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1456 ft. NW
14763 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1082 ft. W
08988 Calystegia sepium      "hedge false bindweed" same section
09530 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 2579 ft. N
06566 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1095 ft. W
14429 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1.2 mi. S
08989 Chenopodium humile      "marshland goosefoot" same section
14756 Chimaphila umbellata      "pipsissewa" 2986 ft. N
18033 Dasiphora fruticosa     same section
14420 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" same section
08990 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" same section
14759 Ledum glandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 2986 ft. N
15951 Nuphar polysepala     2.2 mi. N
15952 Nuphar polysepala     2.2 mi. N
15782 Nuphar polysepala     2.2 mi. N
14433 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.2 mi. S
14432 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" 1.2 mi. S
14423 Pyrola asarifolia      "liverleaf wintergreen" same section
14425 Pyrola secunda     same section
18032 Ribes viscosissimum      "sticky currant" 2381 ft. SW
14426 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  1669 ft. NW
17887 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1817 ft. NW
18031 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 2381 ft. SW
08991 Salix geyeriana  var. geyeriana  same section
14762 Salix lucida      "shining willow" 1082 ft. W
02287 Salix lucida  subsp. caudata   "greenleaf willow" 1.8 mi. N
17886 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1817 ft. NW
14757 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" 2986 ft. N
10914 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.2 mi. S
14430 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.2 mi. S
17888 Vaccinium caespitosum     1817 ft. NW
14421 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" same section
14758 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 2986 ft. N
14765 Vaccinium membranaceum      "thinleaf huckleberry" 1082 ft. W
14424 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
18029 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 2381 ft. SW
18030 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 2381 ft. SW
14764 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1082 ft. W
14428 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 1669 ft. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Alexander Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 9344  Iron Mine Mountain 
Smooth Rock Falls (Falls) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. S 8501  Iron Mine Mountain 
Cobble Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Iron Mine Mountain 
Spectacle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. N 9754  Mirror Lake 
Buckeye Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.5 mi. N 9686  Mirror Lake 
Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 10086  Iron Mine Mountain 
Slate Gorge (Valley) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   Mirror Lake 
Cobblerest Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. S 8291  Iron Mine Mountain 
Lambert Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. W 9528  Iron Mine Mountain 
Slate Gorge Overlook (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 9013  Mirror Lake 
Blue Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.1 mi. N 9991  Mirror Lake 
Trident Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9810  Mirror Lake 
Beth Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. N 9781  Mirror Lake 
Duchesne Monument (Pillar) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 8160  Iron Mine Mountain 
West Portal (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 8157  Iron Mine Mountain 
Upper Provo Bridge Picnic Area (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 9210  Mirror Lake 
Haystack Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. N 9945  Mirror Lake 
Broadhead Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. E 9945  Iron Mine Mountain 
West Portal Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 8445  Soapstone Basin 
Iron Mine Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2.9 mi. S 10335  Iron Mine Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Prunus virginiana  L.

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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