Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15308 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Berberis repens Lindl.
Common name   Oregongrape
Nathan White   1  
Coll. Date 14 May 2008 
United States
Utah County
Locality Wasatch Range, Hobble Creek Canyon, ca. 1.4 miles NE of the canyon mouth;
     Elev.: 4960 ft. (1512 m.)
Habitat Notes S facing slope; with Gambel oak, grasses. 
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° 9'  27.892" N, 111° 31'  47.104" 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):

     Mahonia repens (Lindl.) G. Don

     Berberis amplectens (Eastw.) L.C. Wheeler
     Berberis aquifolium var. repens (Lindl.) Scoggan
     Berberis pumila Greene
     Berberis repens Lindl.
     Berberis sonnei (Abrams) McMinn
     Mahonia amplectens Eastw.
     Mahonia pumila (Greene) Fedde
     Mahonia sonnei Abrams
     Odostemon pumilus (Greene) Heller
     Odostemon repens (Lindl.) Cockerell

Common Name(s): creeping barberry, creeping mahonia, oregon grape, Oregongrape, trunkee barberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195045, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Berberidaceae
                                    Genus: Mahonia
                                        Species: Mahonia repens


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 13636s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13695s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13755s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14059 Asperugo procumbens      "German-madwort" same section
14058 Astragalus cicer      "chickpea milkvetch" same section
15307 Cardaria       "whitetop" same section
02853 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1.9 mi. NW
15349 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 171 ft. SE
15350 Cotoneaster simonsii      "Simons' cotoneaster" 171 ft. SE
15296 Erysimum       "wallflower" same section
02851 Hydrophyllum occidentale  var. watsonii  1.2 mi. W
00309 Poa bulbosa  subsp. vivipara   "bulbous bluegrass" 1.5 mi. W
15074 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" same section
15348 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 171 ft. SE
15306 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill death camas" 140 ft. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ether Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 7500  Springville 
Powerhouse Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 7904  Springville 
Grindstone Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Granger Mountain 
Rattlesnake Point (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 5502  Springville 
Spillway Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Springville 
Right Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Spanish Fork Peak 
Grindstone Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 6838  Springville 
Maple Slide Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Spanish Fork Peak 
Whiting Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 5460  Springville 
Ether Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW   Springville 
Magpie Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Springville 
Serviceberry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S   Spanish Fork Peak 
Burt Spring Pond (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 4820  Springville 
Lions Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Springville 
Left Fork Hobble Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Twin Peaks 
Right Fork Hobble Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Two Tom Hill 
Kellys Grove Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. E 5056  Granger Mountain 
Deadmans Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Springville 
Maple Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW   Billies Mountain 
Jennings Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Springville 


Taxon Links for species Berberis repens  Lindl.

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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