University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00717389
Secondary Catalog #: 500122
Taxon: Populus balsamifera L.
Collector: Loraine Yeatts   4729   
Date: 2001-08-08
Verbatim Date:8 August 2001
Additional Collectors: Dick Yeatts
Locality: United States, Colorado, Summit, North Willow Creek above Salmon Lake. Slope leading to peak 13130.
39.6587797  -106.178155 +-100m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 13N 398980E 4390341N;
Georeference Remarks: I plotted the UTM above Salmon Lake at the collector provided UTM. RA
Elevation: 3597 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 11800 ft
Habitat: Broad seepage area on S facing steep, well developed alpine tundra slope. Component of dense shrub krummholz including Populus tremuloides, Picea engelmannii, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Juniperus communis, Pentaphylloides floribunda...; locally common but not seen elsewhere in area.
Reproductive Condition: Veg
Occurrence Remarks: Stunted shrublike plts 5-6 ft tall, trunk bore to 2 in.; locally common but not seen elsewhere in area. Precambrian granite substrate. 7.5' Willow Lakes quad.
Specimen Images
Record Id: d5b3cb37-09dd-4e9d-a857-566987d11497
Occurrence ID (GUID): d5b3cb37-09dd-4e9d-a857-566987d11497
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: J Ryan Allen (
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