Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13420 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.
Common name   kinnikinnick
F. Johnson   88023  
Coll. Date 26 June 1988 
Geography United States.  Idaho.  Boundary County
Locality near Black Mountain Lookout, 5-6 airmiles SE of Bonners Ferry. 
Elev.: 6080 ft. (1854 m.)
Habitat Notes open area amongst granite rocks; with Penstemon fruticosus var. scouleri, Juniperus communis var. montana, Vaccinium myrtillus, Pachistima myrsinities, Aspidotis densa, Woodsia scopulina, Rubus idaeus var. gracilipes, and Saxifraga bronchialis var. austromontana. 
Township Range T61N R2E S30  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes scattered. 


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

     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.

     Arctostaphylos adenotricha (Fern. & J.F. Macbr.) A.& D. Löve & Kapoor
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. adenotricha (Fern. & J.F. Macbr.) Calder & Taylor
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. adenotricha Fern. & J.F. Macbr.
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. coactilis (Fern. & J.F. Macbr.) A.& D. Löve & Kapoor
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis Fern. & J.F. Macbr.
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. leobreweri J.B. Roof
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. longipilosa Packer & Denford
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. marinensis J.B. Roof
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. monoensis J.B. Roof
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. pacifica Hultén
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ssp. stipitata Packer & Denford
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. stipitata (Packer & Denford) Dorn
     Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. suborbiculata W. Knight
     Uva-Ursi uva-ursi (L.) Britt.

Common Name(s): bearberry, bearberry manzanita, kinnikinnick, mealberry.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23530, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Ericales
                                Family: Ericaceae
                                    Genus: Arctostaphylos
                                        Species: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13420s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02295s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05661s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08104s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09655s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13421s1.jpg 

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Taxon Links for species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi  (L.) Spreng.

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