Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09072 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Viola canadensis L.
Common name   Canadian white violet
Donna M. Barnes   3657  
Coll. Date 27 June 2003 
United States
Millard County
Locality along dirt road (Paiute ATV Trail), ca. 6.5 miles from mile marker 151 on Hwy 50, between Scipio and Salina, [Pahvant Range, Willow Creek, along FR 102];
     Elev.: 7747 ft. (2362 m.)
Habitat Notes dry, rocky soil of road cut; spruce-fir-mountain shrub 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 38° 58'  38" N, 112° 5'  59" 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):

     Viola canadensis L.

Common Name(s): Canada violet, Canadian white violet.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22053, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Violales
                                Family: Violaceae
                                    Genus: Viola
                                        Species: Viola canadensis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09072s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00770s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02899s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04311s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07561s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08605s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09077 Achnatherum hymenoides      "Indian ricegrass" same section
09066 Astragalus megacarpus  var. parryi   "Parry's bladderpod milkvetch" 1.2 mi. S
09078 Astragalus piutensis      "Marysvale milkvetch" same section
09071 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  same section
09076 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" same section
09107 Cirsium wheeleri      "Wheeler's thistle" 1.2 mi. S
13225 Cirsium wheeleri      "Wheeler's thistle" 1.2 mi. S
09075 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" same section
09073 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
09070 Linum kingii      "King's flax" same section
09068 Lomatium graveolens  var. graveolens   "King's biscuitroot" same section
09065 Machaeranthera canescens  var. canescens   "gray tansy aster" 1.2 mi. S
09069 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
09080 Oenothera cespitosa  var. cespitosa   "tufted evening primrose" same section
09079 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
09067 Penstemon longiflorus      "long-flowered beardtongue" same section
09064 Penstemon longiflorus      "long-flowered beardtongue" 1.2 mi. S
09074 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Willow Creek Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1121 ft. W 7776  Beehive Peak 
Willow Creek Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 0.7 mi. N 8462  Beehive Peak 
Pharo Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8662  Scipio Lake 
Willow Creek Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 1.4 mi. W 9643  Mount Catherine 
Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Scipio Lake 
Mahogany Ridge (Ridge) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8698  Beehive Peak 
Willow Creek Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Beehive Peak 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Scipio Lake 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2 mi. W   Mount Catherine 
Maple Grove (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. N 6769  Scipio Lake 
Cedar Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. N 8393  Scipio Lake 
Maple Grove Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 2.7 mi. N 6555  Scipio Lake 
Kennedy Fork (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Mount Catherine 
Bean Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Mount Catherine 
Jacks Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9817  Mount Catherine 
Herbert Ranch (Locale) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 6421  Beehive Peak 
Amos Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Beehive Peak 
Beehive Peak (Summit) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. S 9029  Beehive Peak 
Indian Springs Guard Station (Locale) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 9177  Mount Catherine 
Indian Springs (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 9233  Mount Catherine 


Taxon Links for species Viola canadensis  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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