Occurrence record: ALTA-VP:55554

PreservedSpecimen of Vaccinium myrtilloides Michx. | Canada blueberry recorded on 1975-08-26


Data resource University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium
Institution code University of Alberta Museums
Supplied institution code "University of Alberta Museums"
Collection code University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog number 55554
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:ALTA-VP:55554
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations dried and pressed
Collector Stringer, P.W.
Supplied as "Stringer, P. W."
Record number s.n.
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:35062
Rightsholder University of Alberta Museums
Dataset name University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium (ALTA-VP)
Associated taxa Jack pine
Bibliographic citation Vaccinium myrtilloides Michx.(ALTA-VP 55554)
Occurrence status present
Collection code ALTA-VP
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1975-08-26
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1975-08-26


Higher classification Plantae | Flowering Plants | Eudicots | Ericales | Ericaceae | Vaccinium L.
Scientific name Vaccinium myrtilloides Michx.
Taxon rank species
Common name Canada blueberry
Supplied common name "velvet-leaved blueberry, common blueberry"
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Supplied as "Flowering Plants"
Class Magnoliopsida
Supplied as "Eudicots"
Order Ericales
Family Ericaceae
Genus Vaccinium
Supplied as "Vaccinium L."
Species Vaccinium myrtilloides
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Infraspecific epithet Vaccinium myrtilloides Michx.
Parent name usage Vaccinium L.
Nomenclatural code ICBN


Higher geography North America | Canada | Alberta
Country Canada
State / Province Alberta
Locality Fort MacKay
Habitat open; coniferous; forest
Latitude 57.093333
Longitude -111.615
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "unknown"
Verbatim locality 3 mi. N of AOSERP camp on Fort MacKay road; stand 35; open Jack pine forest.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 361.0
Georeference sources MaNIS georeferencing guidelines
Georeferenced by McDougall, Seamus
Georeferenced date 2015-02-09
Continent North America
Location according to Canadian Geographical Names Data Base
Georeference remarks Verbatim lat-long converted to decimal. Assumed 0.1 minute verbatim coordinate precision and derived uncertainty via SQL calculation.
Verbatim longitude 111 36.9 W
Verbatim latitude 57 05.6 N

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References https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/12-199182

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