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Foothill Native Plants. Bigtooth Maple, Color Range.
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An image of -- Bigtooth maple, color range -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, University of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Bigtooth maple (Acer grandidentatum) is often found along streams and in drainages in the foothill region. 'Bigtooth' refers to the leaves of these trees which are deeply lobed. It is also called canyon maple or western sugar maple. In the fall, the leaves are very colorful. Deer and livestock eat the twigs and leaves. Native people used bigtooth maple for flavoring. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah History Encyclopedia
Author:
Powell, Allan Kent
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Bigtooth Maple, Floral Structure.
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An image of -- Bigtooth maple, floral structure -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Bigtooth maple (Acer grandidentatum) is often found along streams and in drainages in the foothill region. 'Bigtooth' refers to the leaves of these trees which are deeply lobed. It is also called canyon maple or western sugar maple. In the fall, the leaves are very colorful. Deer and livestock eat the twigs and leaves. Native people used bigtooth maple for flavoring. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Bigtooth Maple, Hillside.
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An image of -- Bigtooth maple, hillside -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Bigtooth maple (Acer grandidentatum) is often found along streams and in drainages in the foothill region. 'Bigtooth' refers to the leaves of these trees which are deeply lobed. It is also called canyon maple or western sugar maple. In the fall, the leaves are very colorful. Deer and livestock eat the twigs and leaves. Native people used bigtooth maple for flavoring. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Bigtooth Maple, Red Leaves.
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An image of -- Bigtooth maple, red leaves -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Bigtooth maple (Acer grandidentatum) is often found along streams and in drainages in the foothill region. 'Bigtooth' refers to the leaves of these trees which are deeply lobed. It is also called canyon maple or western sugar maple. In the fall, the leaves are very colorful. Deer and livestock eat the twigs and leaves. Native people used bigtooth maple for flavoring. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Bitterbrush.
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An image of -- Bitterbrush -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata) has small, silvery leaves adapted for its life on sunny hillsides and rocky slopes at 3500- 9000 feet. It is called the favorite browse of mule deer, and it is also eaten by elk. The seeds are eaten by pocket gophers, chipmunks, and ground squirrels. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Bitterbrush, Leaf Close-Up.
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An image of -- Bitterbrush, leaf close-up -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata) has small, silvery leaves adapted for its life on sunny hillsides and rocky slopes at 3500- 9000 feet. It is called the favorite browse of mule deer, and it is also eaten by elk. The seeds are eaten by pocket gophers, chipmunks, and ground squirrels. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah History Encyclopedia
Author:
Lyman, Edward Leo; and Powell, Allan Kent, editor
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Chokecherry.
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An image of -- Chokecherry -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana) is usually found along streams or on moist slopes at 4500- 9,000 feet. It is an important food source for many animals, including grouse and bighorn sheep. It was named chokecherry for the bitter taste of the berries, though it has been widely used for jams and juice. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Chokecherry, with Berries.
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An image of -- Chokecherry, with berries -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana) is usually found along streams or on moist slopes at 4500- 9,000 feet. It is an important food source for many animals, including grouse and bighorn sheep. It was named chokecherry for the bitter taste of the berries, though it has been widely used for jams and juice. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Chokecherry, with Flowers.
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An image of -- Chokecherry, with flowers -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana) is usually found along streams or on moist slopes at 4500- 9000 feet. It is an important food source for many animals, including grouse and bighorn sheep. It was named chokecherry for the bitter taste of the berries, though it has been widely used for jams and juice. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Gambel Oak.
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An image of -- Gambel oak -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Gambel oak (Quercus gambelii), often called scrub oak, grows at 4500- 7500 feet along the Wasatch Front. This deciduous shrub is often seen in thickets because it grows in clones. It is an important browse for deer. Stellars jays, scrub jays, and rodents feed on its acorns. Acorns were ground and used by native people in bread, soup and pancakes. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Sagebrush.
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An image of -- Sagebrush -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata ), one of the most abundant shrubs in the west, lives in well-drained soils of sunny, open slopes at 4,500- 10,000 feet. Sagebrush is a shrub, but it has green leaves all year. Every spring additional ephemeral leaves grow on this plant to maximize photosynthesis; they drop off when the weather becomes hotter and drier. Sagebrush leaves have a very strong scent. This plant is eaten by deer and livestock, sage grouse, and many other small animals. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Western River Birch, Trunk.
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An image of -- Western river birch, trunk -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, University of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Western river birch (Betula occidentalis) grows at 5,000- 9,000 feet and is usually found in riparian areas. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Foothill Native Plants. Western River Birch in Autumn.
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An image of -- Western river birch in autumn -- is provided, drawn from the the collection of UTAH NATIVE PLANTS, contributed by the Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, Unviersity of Utah. The photographs show the changing appearance of various plants throughout the seasons. === Western river birch (Betula occidentalis) grows at 5,000- 9,000 feet and is usually found in riparian areas. ===

Subject:
Science
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Alluvial soil in Tooele Valley.
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The significance of -- Alluvial soil in Tooele Valley -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences. === This is an example of alluvial fan grading from mountains down to lower valley floors and basins. The Great Salt Lake and Stansbury Island are visible at the end of the sequence. ===

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
A Peoples' History of Utah series
Author:
May, Dean L., Ph.D.
Date Added:
10/08/2012
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Avalanche hazards in Utah.
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The significance of -- Avalanche hazards in Utah -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Bonneville Salt Flats.
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The significance of -- Bonneville Salt Flats -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Book Cliffs, puffy clouds and juniper.
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The significance of -- Book Cliffs, puffy clouds and juniper -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences. === The Book Cliffs extend from near Price to Crescent Junction. ===

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Cactus in bloom, Zion National Park.
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A view of -- Cactus in bloom, Zion National Park -- is presented in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Cattle grazing.
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The significance of -- Cattle grazing -- is discussed in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences. === This is located east of Mount Tabby. ===

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Geography of Utah
Author:
Fisher, Albert L.
Date Added:
10/08/2018
Geography of Utah. Climate, Soil, and Vegetation of Utah. Cattle grazing in grassy meadow.
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A view of -- Cattle grazing in grassy meadow -- is presented in this media item extracted from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.

Subject:
Social Studies
Provider:
Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Utah Place Names
Author:
Van Cott, John W.
Date Added:
10/11/2018