Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09000 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindl.) J. Buchholz
Common name   giant sequoia
K.T. Harper   2003-273  
Coll. Date 03 October 2003 
United States
Washington County
Locality Browse Guard Station, Pine Valley Mountains;
     Elev.: 6230 ft. (1899 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 37° 23'  7" N, 113° 21'  7" W
Township Range T39S, R13W, Sec. 19 NE 1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Specimen Notes CULTIVATED. 


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

     Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindl.) Buchh.

     Sequoia gigantea (Lindl.) Dcne.
     Sequoia wellingtonia Seem.
     Wellingtonia gigantea Lindl.

Common Name(s): giant redwood, giant sequoia, sierra redwood.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=183438, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Taxodiaceae
                                Genus: Sequoiadendron
                                    Species: Sequoiadendron giganteum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09000a1.jpg specimen image: 09000s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08216s3.jpg 
specimen image: 16348s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15428 Arctostaphylos pungens      "pointleaf manzanita" 344 ft. SW
15423 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" 344 ft. SW
11603 Astragalus oophorus  var. caulescens   "pallid egg milkvetch" 442 ft. NE
11599 Astragalus straturensis      "Pine Valley milkvetch" 675 ft. E
15427 Betula occidentalis      "water birch" 344 ft. SW
11602 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" 442 ft. NE
15429 Ceanothus greggii      "desert ceanothus" 344 ft. SW
11600 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" 442 ft. NE
11594 Erysimum inconspicuum      "shy wallflower" 675 ft. E
15426 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 344 ft. SW
11595 Galium aparine  var. echinospermum   "catchweed bedstraw" 675 ft. E
15424 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 344 ft. SW
11596 Garrya flavescens      "ashy silktassel" 675 ft. E
11597 Hackelia patens  var. harrisonii   "Harrison's stickseed" 675 ft. E
11591 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" 675 ft. E
13137 Lomatium dissectum  var. eatonii   "carrotleaf biscuitroot" 675 ft. E
11593 Lotus utahensis      "Utah bird's-foot trefoil" 675 ft. E
11592 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "Hill's silvery lupine" 675 ft. E
11605 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  442 ft. NE
15425 Pinus edulis      "Colorado pinyon pine" 344 ft. SW
11607 Pinus halepensis      "aleppo pine" 442 ft. NE
15430 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" 344 ft. SW
11606 Salix laevigata      "red willow" 442 ft. NE
11604 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 442 ft. NE
11601 Thermopsis montana      "mountain goldenbanner" 442 ft. NE
11598 Vicia americana      "Zion sweetpea" 675 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Browse Area Guard Station (Locale) Washington County, UT 478 ft. W 6073  New Harmony 
Coal Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. E 6578  New Harmony 
Syler Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. N 7300  New Harmony 
Syler Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N 7533  New Harmony 
Coal Hill Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. E 6053  New Harmony 
Big Cove (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6526  Pintura 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   New Harmony 
Harmon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Signal Peak 
Chimney Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. S 6175  Pintura 
Leep Creek Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. N 7750  New Harmony 
Blake Harmon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2 mi. S 6651  Pintura 
Brush Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Dry Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. E 5807  New Harmony 
Deer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2 mi. SE 5850  Pintura 
Big Point (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 9964  Grass Valley 
Pine Valley Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 9889  Grass Valley 
Anderson Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8406  New Harmony 
Mount Baldy (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8819  New Harmony 
North Valley (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Grass Valley 
Anderson Valley Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. N 8216  New Harmony 


Taxon Links for species Sequoiadendron giganteum  (Lindl.) J. Buchholz

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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