Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00842 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Geranium richardsonii Fisch. & Trautv.
Common name   Richardson's geranium
R. Collins   211  
Coll. Date 20 June 1979 
United States
Utah County
Locality Payson Canyon, Payson Lakes Campground.
     Elev.: 7800 ft. (2378 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen community; N 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 39° 55'  52" N, 111° 45'  26" W
Township Range T10S, R2E, Sec. 19  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Geranium richardsonii Fisch. & Trautv.

Common Name(s): Richardson geranium, Richardson's geranium.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29118, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Geraniales
                                Family: Geraniaceae
                                    Genus: Geranium
                                        Species: Geranium richardsonii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00837 Abies concolor      "white fir" 1 mi. W
01950 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1.8 mi. SW
00821 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1.4 mi. SW
01951 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" 1.8 mi. SW
01947 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" 1.8 mi. SW
01952 Apocynum androsaemifolium  var. androsaemifolium   "spreading dogbane" 1.8 mi. SW
00852 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
00853 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
01991 Aquilegia flavescens  var. flavescens   "yellow columbine" 1.8 mi. SW
05136 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
00839 Boechera stricta     1 mi. W
01940 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" 1.8 mi. SW
01949 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" 1.8 mi. SW
01946 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" 1.8 mi. SW
00844 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" same section
06282 Carex oederi  var. viridula  1.4 mi. SW
05228 Cirsium undulatum  var. undulatum   "wavy-leaf thistle" same section
14956 Cymopterus       "spring parsley" same section
15297 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1574 ft. E
00845 Dodecatheon alpinum      "alpine shootingstar" same section
06284 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" 1.4 mi. SW
01943 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.8 mi. SW
01942 Erigeron subtrinervis      "three-nerved fleabane" 1.8 mi. SW
01162 Erigeron uintahensis      "Uinta fleabane" 2.5 mi. SW
05523 Euthamia occidentalis      "western goldenrod" 1 mi. E
15292 Galium       "bedstraw" 1574 ft. E
00840 Galium bifolium      "twinleaf bedstraw" 1 mi. W
01954 Galium triflorum      "fragrant bedstraw" 1.8 mi. SW
01948 Glyceria grandis  var. grandis   "American mannagrass" 1.8 mi. SW
06437 Heuchera rubescens  var. rubescens   "pink alumroot" 1.4 mi. SW
06283 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 1.4 mi. SW
06293 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  1.4 mi. SW
15213 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1.1 mi. S
00848 Lupinus argenteus  var. rubricaulis   "red-stemmed silvery lupine" same section
04646 Melilotus albus     2.2 mi. SW
00849 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" same section
00847 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
14927 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" same section
15309 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" same section
01944 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.8 mi. SW
06434 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.4 mi. SW
01955 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" 1.8 mi. SW
05148 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" 1 mi. S
15214 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 2.2 mi. SW
15298 Phlox       "phlox" 1574 ft. E
06436 Physocarpus alternans      "dwarf ninebark" 1.4 mi. SW
15215 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 2672 ft. SW
06271 Platanthera sparsiflora      "sparse-flowered bog orchid" 1.4 mi. SW
14954 Poa bulbosa      "bulbous bluegrass" same section
14946 Poa bulbosa      "bulbous bluegrass" 1574 ft. E
00851 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. foliosissimum   "towering Jacob's-ladder" same section
05137 Polygonum aubertii     same section
05135 Rubia tinctoria      "dyer's madder" same section
06435 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" 1.4 mi. SW
01945 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 1.8 mi. SW
00846 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  same section
01953 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 1.8 mi. SW
01941 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 1.8 mi. SW
05138 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
01153 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. oreophilus   "mountain snowberry" 2.5 mi. SW
00841 Thlaspi arvense      "field pennycress" 1 mi. W
00850 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section
00838 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1 mi. W
00866 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1 mi. W
06568 Zauschneria latifolia     1.5 mi. SW
06270 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" 1.4 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Trumbolt Picnic Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 6204  Santaquin 
Dry Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 9738  Payson Lakes 
Santaquin Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Santaquin Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 5191  Santaquin 
Santaquin Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 5191  Santaquin 
Taylor Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Payson Lakes 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Santaquin 
Summit Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Big Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E 7884  Payson Lakes 
Lower Water Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Santaquin 
Santaquin Meadows (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 7789  Payson Lakes 
Tinney Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 7025  Payson Lakes 
Tinney Flat Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 7034  Payson Lakes 
Camp Koholowo (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 7933  Payson Lakes 
Syndicate Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. N 7159  Payson Lakes 
Santaquin City Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 3 mi. N 5049  Santaquin 
Bellows Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3 mi. SE   Payson Lakes 
Red Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. E 6943  Payson Lakes 
Levi Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. SE   Payson Lakes 
Calvary Chapel Assembly of God Church (Church) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. N 4994  Santaquin 


Taxon Links for species Geranium richardsonii  Fisch. & Trautv.

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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