Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10989 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Jamesia americana Torr. & Gray
Infraspecific    var. macrocalyx (Small) Engl.
Common name   Wasatch cliff bush
J.G. Harris   3868  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 19 June 2005 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, Granite Creek Canyon.
     Elev.: 6396 ft. (1950 m.)
Habitat Notes granite cliffs, 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° 46'  54" N, 113° 51'  57" 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):

     Jamesia americana var. macrocalyx (Small) Engl.

Common Name(s): fivepetal cliffbush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528580, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Hydrangeaceae
                                    Genus: Jamesia
                                        Species: Jamesia americana
                                            Variety: Jamesia americana var. macrocalyx


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10989f1.jpg specimen image: 10989c1.jpg specimen image: 10989s1.jpg specimen image: 10989b1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03073s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11224s3.jpg 
specimen image: 15611s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10990 Acer glabrum  var. diffusum   "Rocky Mountain maple" same section
10991 Astragalus lentiginosus  var. scorpionis   "Morey Peak freckled milkvetch" same section
10981 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
10992 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" same section
09231 Haplopappus watsonii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's goldenbush" 1 mi. NE
10986 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
10983 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" same section
10982 Mimulus rubellus      "little redstem monkeyflower" same section
10985 Penstemon leonardii  var. patricus  same section
09232 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" 1 mi. NE
10988 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" same section
10984 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
10987 Symphoricarpos longiflorus      "long-flowered snowberry" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Horse Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Ibapah Peak 
Falkenberg Ranch (Locale) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. E 5456  Indian Farm Creek 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.9 mi. E   Ibapah Peak 
Trout Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 4.4 mi. S   Ibapah Peak 
Ibapah Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 4.3 mi. NW 11982  Ibapah Peak 
Birch Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 5 mi. S   Partoun 
Red Mountain (Summit) Juab County, UT 4 mi. W 11497  Ibapah Peak 
Haystack Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 5 mi. N 11903  Ibapah Peak 
Deep Creek Range (Range) Juab County, UT 5 mi. N 11526  Ibapah Peak 
The Narrows (Gut) Juab County, UT 4.8 mi. SW 6998  Partoun 
Kent Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 5.6 mi. NE 5154  Indian Farm Creek 


Taxon Links for species Jamesia americana  Torr. & 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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