Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12342 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Sphaeromeria diversifolia (D.C. Eaton) Rydb.
Common name   separate-leaf chickensage
J.G. Harris   4379  
   with D.V. Axford
Coll. Date 10 September 2006 
United States
Millard County
Locality Canyon Mountains, Little Creek, 9.8 km due ESE of Oak City.
     Elev.: 6822 ft. (2080 m.)
Habitat Notes limestone cliffs, ledges. 
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 39° 21'  40" N, 112° 13'  21" 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):

     Sphaeromeria diversifolia (D.C. Eat.) Rydb.

     Tanacetum diversifolium D.C. Eat.

Common Name(s): separateleaf chickensage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38433, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12342s2.jpg specimen image: 12342a1.jpg specimen image: 12342b1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04319s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05031s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06286s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07804s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11309b1.jpg 
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specimen image: 11309f1.jpg 
specimen image: 12336b1.jpg 
specimen image: 12336a1.jpg 
specimen image: 12336s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01235 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" same section
01232 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" same section
12343 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. nanum   "dwarf wild buckwheat" same section
12344 Haplopappus watsonii  var. watsonii   "Watson's goldenbush" same section
18169 Lomatium grayi     same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Platnation Flat Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 2562 ft. SW 6592  Williams Peak 
Bowens Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.6 mi. S   Williams Peak 
Radford Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.7 mi. SE   Fool Creek Peak 
North Walker Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Fool Creek Peak 
Little Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Fool Creek Peak 
Lyman Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. SE   Williams Peak 
South Walker Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Williams Peak 
Knoll Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1 mi. NW   Fool Creek Peak 
Horse Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Fool Creek Peak 
Little Creek Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 1 mi. E 7156  Williams Peak 
Weetches Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Williams Peak 
Ox Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Williams Peak 
Big Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. W 6165  Oak City South 
Limekiln Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Oak City North 
Buck Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. N 8491  Fool Creek Peak 
Cold Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. W 6145  Oak City South 
Fool Creek Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9141  Fool Creek Peak 
Watercrest Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2 mi. W 6093  Oak City South 
Partridge Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 8790  Williams Peak 
Davison Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Fool Creek Peak 


Taxon Links for species Sphaeromeria diversifolia  (D.C. Eaton) Rydb.

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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