Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11968 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sambucus racemosa L.
Infraspecific    var. microbotrys (Rydb.) Kearney & Peebles
Donna M. Barnes   5412  
Coll. Date 09 August 2006 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Sevier Plateau, Rd 125 to Mt. Dutton.
     Elev.: 9955 ft. (3035 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen-pine forest, rocky, W facing slope. 
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 37° 56'  50" N, 112° 15'  1" 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.
Specimen Notes 2004 burn area. 


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

     Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa L.

     Sambucus callicarpa Greene
     Sambucus microbotrys Rydb.
     Sambucus pubens Michx.
     Sambucus pubens var. arborescens Torr. & Gray
     Sambucus racemosa var. arborescens (Torr. & Gray) Gray
     Sambucus racemosa var. leucocarpa (Torr. & Gray) Cronq.
     Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys (Rydb.) Kearney & Peebles
     Sambucus racemosa ssp. pubens (Michx.) House
     Sambucus racemosa var. pubens (Michx.) Koehne

Common Name(s): bunchberry elder, red elderberry, pacific red cedar.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531321, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Dipsacales
                                Family: Caprifoliaceae
                                    Genus: Sambucus
                                        Species: Sambucus racemosa
                                            Variety: Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11968d1.jpg specimen image: 11968s2.jpg specimen image: 11968c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 01229s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 04506s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 09671s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12926c1.jpg 
specimen image: 13782s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11966 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
11967 Epilobium angustifolium     same section
11969 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. subaridum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1451 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cellar Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. S 8409  Blind Spring Mountain 
Marshall Meadow (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. S 9416  Adams Head 
Seed Lakes (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8468  Blind Spring Mountain 
Adams Head (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 10355  Adams Head 
Cottonwood Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 10174  Adams Head 
Powell Survey Cairn (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 10046  Adams Head 
Blind Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 8245  Blind Spring Mountain 
Blind Spring Mountain (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 9387  Blind Spring Mountain 
Crow Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 9646  Adams Head 
Indian Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. N 9111  Bull Rush Peak 
Sand Wash Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. S 8045  Blind Spring Mountain 
Hancock Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. S 9833  Flake Mountain West 
Snowbank (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. N 9213  Bull Rush Peak 
Bull Rush Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. N 9282  Bull Rush Peak 
Right Fork Sanford Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. W   Adams Head 
Left Fork Sanford Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. W   Blind Spring Mountain 
Mount Dutton (Summit) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. N 11041  Mount Dutton 
North Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. NE   Mount Dutton 
South Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. NE   Adams Head 
Bull Rush Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 5.6 mi. NW 7615  Bull Rush Peak 


Taxon Links for species Sambucus racemosa  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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