Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10968 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Woodsia oregana D.C. Eaton
Common name   Oregon cliff fern
J.G. Harris   3847  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 18 June 2005 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, Chokecherry Canyon;
     Elev.: 6806 ft. (2075 m.)
Habitat Notes quartzite cilffs and ledges. 
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 39° 59'  33" N, 113° 51'  26" 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):

     Woodsia oregana D.C. Eat.

Common Name(s): Oregon cliff fern, Oregon woodsia, western cliff fern, woodsie de l'Oregon.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=17745, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Pteridophyta
                    Class: Filicopsida
                        Order: Polypodiales
                            Family: Dryopteridaceae
                                Genus: Woodsia
                                    Species: Woodsia oregana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10968f1.jpg specimen image: 10968s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01853s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05715s3.jpg 
specimen image: 06387s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07778s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11501s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10963 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
10970 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
10974 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  same section
10973 Boechera perennans     same section
10961 Boechera selbyi     same section
10965 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
10966 Coryphantha vivipara      "common foxtail cactus" same section
10962 Draba nemorosa      "woodland whitlow-cress" same section
10972 Erigeron divergens      "spreading fleabane" same section
10971 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
10977 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" same section
10969 Heuchera rubescens  var. rubescens   "pink alumroot" same section
10975 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" same section
10976 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" same section
10964 Penstemon leonardii  var. patricus  same section
11214 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" same section
10960 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" same section
10967 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Abercrombie Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 0.7 mi. N 8045  Clifton 
Willow Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.2 mi. N 6427  Clifton 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.2 mi. N   Ibapah 
Lamb Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Ibapah 
Young Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7825  Clifton 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Goshute 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 9443  Goshute 
Open A (Flat) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. W 8029  Goshute 
Chokecherry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Goshute 
Cabin Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. NE   Clifton 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8383  Ibapah 
Bagley Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Clifton 
Trippe Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. N   Ibapah 
Ibapah Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. N 8058  Ibapah 
Hicks Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. N   Ibapah 
Eagles Nest Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. S 7796  Goshute Canyon 
North Pass Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. NE   Ibapah 
South Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. N 7943  Ibapah 
Cold Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. W 6637  Goshute 
Sheep Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. E   Ibapah 


Taxon Links for species Woodsia oregana  D.C. Eaton

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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