Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09166 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Oxyria digyna (L.) Hill
Common name   alpine mountainsorrel
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3491  
   with D. Axford
Coll. Date 31 July 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Nevada
White Pine County
Locality Great Basin National Park, Snake Range, Wheeler Peak summit ridge.
     Elev.: 13054 ft. (3980 m.)
Habitat Notes quartzite ledges and outcrops; alpine tundra. 
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° 59'  9" N, 114° 18'  44" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Oxyria digyna (L.) Hill

     Rumex digyna L.

Common Name(s): alpine mountainsorrel, mountain sorrel.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=20846, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Oxyria
                                        Species: Oxyria digyna
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09166s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00948
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06287
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06919
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07355
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07818
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08037
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08066
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08095
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09150
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09150
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09150
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09259
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09704
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10835
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15848

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09112 Calamagrostis purpurascens      "purple reedgrass" 2261 ft. NW
09142 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" 1682 ft. NE
09125 Erigeron leiomerus      "rock-slide yellow fleabane" same section
09139 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" same section
09162 Hulsea algida      "Pacific alpinegold" 2261 ft. NW
09131 Minuartia rubella      "beautiful sandwort" 1682 ft. NE
09163 Oxytropis parryi      "Parry's oxytrope" 1682 ft. NE
09138 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" 1682 ft. NE
09110 Poa glauca  subsp. rupicola   "timberline bluegrass" 1682 ft. NE
09165 Polemonium viscosum      "sticky polemonium" same section
09132 Potentilla rubricaulis      "red-stemmed cinquefoil" 1682 ft. NE
09164 Ranunculus eschscholtzii  var. eschscholtzii   "Eschscholtz's buttercup" same section
09170 Silene acaulis  var. subacaulescens   "moss catchfly" 1682 ft. NE
09111 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wheeler Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 324 ft. W 12993  Wheeler Peak 
Bristlecone Pine Interpretive Trail (Trail) White Pine County, NV 0.7 mi. NE 10716  Wheeler Peak 
Jeff Davis Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 0.8 mi. E 12766  Wheeler Peak 
Baker Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 1.1 mi. S 11851  Wheeler Peak 
Teresa Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 1.2 mi. N 10276  Windy Peak 
Stella Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 1.3 mi. N 10414  Windy Peak 
Brown Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 1.4 mi. N 10207  Windy Peak 
Blue Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 1.3 mi. NE 10227  Windy Peak 
Solace Loop (Trail) White Pine County, NV 1.4 mi. N 10165  Windy Peak 
Wheeler Peak Campground (Locale) White Pine County, NV 1.8 mi. N 9866  Windy Peak 
Baker Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 1.9 mi. S 10634  Wheeler Peak 
Treasure Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 2 mi. S 10565  Wheeler Peak 
North Fork Baker Creek (Stream) White Pine County, NV 2 mi. SE   Wheeler Peak 
Bald Mountain (Summit) White Pine County, NV 2.5 mi. N 11497  Windy Peak 
Pyramid Peak (Summit) White Pine County, NV 2.7 mi. S 11835  Wheeler Peak 
Buck Mountain (Summit) White Pine County, NV 3 mi. N 10932  Windy Peak 
Johnson Lake (Lake) White Pine County, NV 3 mi. S 10745  Wheeler Peak 
Hub Mine (Mine) White Pine County, NV 2.6 mi. SW 7756  Wheeler Peak 
Tungsten Mining District (Civil) White Pine County, NV 2.4 mi. W 8157  Wheeler Peak 
Johnson Mine (Mine) White Pine County, NV 3.1 mi. S 11264  Wheeler Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Oxyria digyna  (L.) Hill

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Oxyria+digyna

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