Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12022 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Stephanomeria pauciflora (Torr.) A. Nelson
Common name   brownplume wirelettuce
D.M. Barnes   5458  
Coll. Date 28 September 2006 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Highway 9, about 5 miles S of Boulder.
     Elev.: 6417 ft. (1956 m.)
Habitat Notes juniper community; deep white sandy soil. 
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 37° 48'  22" N, 111° 27'  30" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Stephanomeria pauciflora (Torr.) A. Nels.

     Lygodesmia pauciflora (Torr.) Shinners
     Ptiloria pauciflora (Torr.) Raf.
     Stephanomeria cinerea (Blake) Blake
     Stephanomeria neomexicana (Greene) Cory
     Stephanomeria pauciflora var. parishii (Jepson) Munz

Common Name(s): brownplume wirelettuce, fewflower wirelettuce, wire lettuce.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38451, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Stephanomeria
                                        Species: Stephanomeria pauciflora


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12022s1.jpg specimen image: 12022d1.jpg specimen image: 12022c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04243s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04322s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10882s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11722d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11722s1.jpg 
specimen image: 14601s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12020 Chrysopsis zionensis      "Zion goldenaster" same section
12024 Cordylanthus kingii  var. kingii   "King's bird's-beak" same section
12025 Corispermum americanum      "American bugseed" same section
12026 Cryptantha fendleri      "Fendler's forget-me-not" same section
12023 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" same section
12027 Eriogonum cernuum  var. psammophilum   "nodding wild buckwheat" same section
12021 Linum aristatum      "bristle flax" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Willow Patch Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1926 ft. SW   Calf Creek 
Sand Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. S   Calf Creek 
Bowington Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. E 5889  Calf Creek 
Sand Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Jacobs Reservoir 
McGath Point (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6680  Calf Creek 
Escalante Natural Bridge (Bridge) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5558  Calf Creek 
McGath Point Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6697  Calf Creek 
Lower Calf Creek Falls (Falls) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 5607  Calf Creek 
Calf Creek Recreation Area (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. E 5355  Calf Creek 
Calf Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 5443  Calf Creek 
Upper Calf Creek Falls (Falls) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6034  Calf Creek 
The Hogback (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. NE 6313  Calf Creek 
Calf Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. SE   Calf Creek 
Phipps-Death Hollow Outstanding Natural Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. W 6532  Escalante 
Death Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Roger Peak 
Mamie Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Escalante 
Boynton Lookout (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. E 5909  Calf Creek 
Haymaker Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. E 5958  Calf Creek 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. E   Boulder Town 
Slickrock Saddle (Gap) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 6444  Escalante 


Taxon Links for species Stephanomeria pauciflora  (Torr.) A. Nelson

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

Google Images

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