Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00832 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh
Common name   yellow glacier-lily
R. Collins   1068  
Coll. Date 26 June 1979 
United States
Utah County
Locality Mt. Nebo Loop road, intersection of North Canyon and Mt. Nebo Basin Trail sign.
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° 50'  53" N, 111° 43'  23" W
Township Range T11S, R2E, Sec. 20  
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):

     Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh

Common Name(s): dogtooth lily, yellow avalanche-lily.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=196372, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Erythronium
                                        Species: Erythronium grandiflorum


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.
00600 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1.4 mi. NW
11867 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. purpurea   "orange agoseris" 2446 ft. S
12338 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" 1.2 mi. SE
00621 Arnica x diversifolia  hybrid [amplexicaulis or mollis x cordifolia or latifolia]   "hybrid arnica" same section
12337 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.2 mi. SE
00834 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1 mi. W
00873 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" same section
12335 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 1.2 mi. SE
12334 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 1.2 mi. SE
13124 Draba novolympica      "Trelease's whitlow-cress" 1.5 mi. SE
13120 Draba novolympica      "Trelease's whitlow-cress" 1.5 mi. SE
12340 Draba oligosperma      "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1.2 mi. SE
00871 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
00624 Epilobium alpinum  var. alpinum  same section
00602 Epilobium glandulosum     1.4 mi. NW
00604 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 1.4 mi. NW
00620 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" same section
00868 Gayophytum ramosissimum      "pinyon groundsmoke" same section
11870 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" 2446 ft. S
00599 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 1.4 mi. NW
00622 Lupinus argenteus  var. utahensis   "Utah silky lupine" same section
11868 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" 2446 ft. S
12333 Pellaea breweri      "Brewer's cliff brake" 1.2 mi. SE
12332 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.2 mi. SE
12341 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1.2 mi. SE
12339 Physaria occidentalis  var. cinerascens   "King's bladderpod" 1.2 mi. SE
11869 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. foliosissimum   "towering Jacob's-ladder" 2446 ft. S
00597 Polygonum aviculare      "creeping knotweed" 1.4 mi. NW
00870 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" same section
00869 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" same section
11872 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" 2446 ft. S
16695 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" 2446 ft. S
00623 Senecio eremophilus  var. kingii   "King's ragwort" same section
11871 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 2446 ft. S
16796 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 2446 ft. S
00601 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 1.4 mi. NW
17834 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1486 ft. SW
12336 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1.2 mi. SE
00606 Trifolium repens      "white clover" 1.4 mi. NW
00867 Veronica arvensis      "corn speedwell" same section
00605 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 1.4 mi. NW
00603 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" 1.4 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Nebo Basin Trail (Trail) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SW 9229  Nebo Basin 
Nebo Bench (Bench) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SW 9229  Nebo Basin 
Salamander Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 9210  Nebo Basin 
Evans Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 8708  Nebo Basin 
North Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 10995  Nebo Basin 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Spooner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Kemo Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Nebo Basin 
White Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Nebo Basin 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Middle Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Hell Hole Basin (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 9895  Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Santaquin 
Wolf Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 10634  Nebo Basin 
Broad Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Mona 
Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Nebo Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. S 7523  Nebo Basin 
Jumpoff Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Gibson Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Nebo Basin 


Taxon Links for species Erythronium grandiflorum  Pursh

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

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