Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10721 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phoradendron juniperinum Engelm. ex A. Gray
Common name   juniper mistletoe
D.M. Barnes   4634  
Coll. Date 08 July 2005 
United States
Utah County
Locality Oquirrh Mountains, West Canyon.
     Elev.: 5787 ft. (1764 m.)
Habitat Notes Hillside above stream, two year old burn area, grass-forb 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 40° 24'  30" N, 112° 6'  12" 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):

     Phoradendron juniperinum Engelm. ex Gray

     Phoradendron juniperinum var. ligatum (Trel.) Fosberg
     Phoradendron ligatum Trel.

Common Name(s): juniper mistletoe.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=27866, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10721s1.jpg specimen image: 10721a1.jpg specimen image: 10721b1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02351s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03536s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08161s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15459s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10709 Antennaria parvifolia      "small-leaf pussytoes" same section
10710 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
10711 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
10875 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" same section
15241 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" 1892 ft. SW
15240 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 1702 ft. SW
15242 Quercus gambelii      "Gambel oak" 1761 ft. SW
10722 Rumex occidentalis     same section
15305 Senecio       "ragwort" 1.2 mi. SW
10712 Solanum rostratum      "buffalobur nightshade" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
West Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 618 ft. SE   Lowe Peak 
Left Fork West Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 618 ft. SE   Lowe Peak 
Willow Patch (Bar) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 6247  Tickville Spring 
City Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Cedar Grove (Woods) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 5509  Tickville Spring 
Bone Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Lowe Peak 
Oak Springs Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E   Tickville Spring 
Sheps Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 6929  Tickville Spring 
Long Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 6198  Tickville Spring 
Oak Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 5958  Tickville Spring 
Fivemile Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Lowe Peak 
Oak Grove (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 6208  Lowe Peak 
Cedar Fort Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. S 5371  Tickville Spring 
Fourmile Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Mercur 
Cedar Valley (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Allens Ranch 
Bald Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 7468  Lowe Peak 
Iron Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Farmers Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 6113  Lowe Peak 
Monkins Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Rose Canyon Spring (Spring) Salt Lake County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6103  Tickville Spring 


Taxon Links for species Phoradendron juniperinum  Engelm. ex A. Gray

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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