Occurrence record: UBCVascular:V27444

PreservedSpecimen of Cassiope mertensiana subsp. mertensiana | Mertens' moss heather recorded on 1951-07-14


Data resource University of British Columbia Herbarium - Vascular Plant Collection
Institution code University of British Columbia
Supplied institution code "ca.ubc"
Collection code University of British Columbia Herbarium
Catalog number V27444
Occurrence ID F825EB1A-D90D-454B-AD98-F61EE63C7240
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations mounted
Identified by Gary Wallace
Identified date 1991
Collector Geo. Yamanaka
Record number s.n.
License CC0
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:15106
Owner institution code University of British Columbia
Disposition in collection
Previous identifications Cassiope mertensiana by M.H. 1952; Cassiope mertensiana subsp. mertensiana Det. Gary Wallace 1991, Flora of North America; Cassiope mertensiana subsp. mertensiana Con. Jamie D. Fenneman 2013, University of British Columbia Herbarium
Rightsholder University of British Columbia
Dataset name University of British Columbia Herbarium (UBC) - Vascular Plant Collection
Language en
Accessrights http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ & http://www.canadensys.net/norms
Bibliographic citation Cassiope mertensiana (Bong.) G. Don subsp. mertensiana (UBC V27444)
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID http://dataset.canadensys.net/ubc-vascular-specimens
Institution ID UBC Herbarium
Collection code UBCVascular
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1991


Collecting date 1951-07-14
Supplied as year:1951  month:07  day:14 
Verbatim event date 1951 Jul 14


Scientific name Cassiope mertensiana subsp. mertensiana
Supplied scientific name "Cassiope mertensiana (Bong.) G. Don subsp. mertensiana"
Taxon rank subspecies
Common name Mertens' moss heather
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Ericales
Family Ericaceae
Genus Cassiope
Species Cassiope mertensiana
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
The supplied name was parsed into canonical form before a match was found.
Name parse type sciname
Infraspecific epithet mertensiana
Nomenclatural code ICBN


Country Canada
State / Province British Columbia
Locality Lillooet, Mount Maclean
Latitude 50.8
Longitude -122
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "Unknown"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 7156.0
Georeference sources Verbatim from Collector/Sheet
Georeferenced by David Rowswell
Verbatim SRS Unknown
Georeferenced date 2018
Country code CA
Verbatim elevation 2133.6
Supplied as 7000 ft
Verbatim longitude 121° 58' W
Verbatim latitude 50° 45' N

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