Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12793 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Agoseris aurantiaca (Hook.) Greene
Infraspecific    var. purpurea (A. Gray) Cronquist
Common name   orange agoseris
D.M. Barnes   5698  
Coll. Date 29 May 2007 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Stansbury Island, W slopes, along trail at end of drivable road, 0.5 miles N of gravel pit.
     Elev.: 4565 ft. (1392 m.)
Habitat Notes grass-sparse salt desert shrub community. 
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 40° 48'  7" N, 112° 31'  5" 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):

     Agoseris aurantiaca var. purpurea (Gray) Cronq.

     Agoseris aurantiaca ssp. purpurea (Gray) G.W. Douglas

Common Name(s): orange agoseris.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=526863, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Agoseris
                                        Species: Agoseris aurantiaca
                                            Variety: Agoseris aurantiaca var. purpurea


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12793s1.jpg specimen image: 12793c1.jpg specimen image: 12793d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 04583s3.jpg 
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specimen image: 09297s4.jpg 
specimen image: 10724s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10769s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11867s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 13051s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13051a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12803 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
12799 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" same section
12782 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
12777 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
12802 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
12778 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
12787 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
12791 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  same section
12775 Cirsium neomexicanum      "New Mexico thistle" same section
12800 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
12788 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
12796 Dieteria canescens  var. canescens   "gray tansy aster" same section
16852 Erigeron arenarioides      "sand fleabane" 1368 ft. S
12789 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" same section
16863 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" 2030 ft. SW
12780 Grindelia squarrosa      "curlycup gumweed" same section
16853 Haplopappus watsonii      "Watson's goldenbush" 1368 ft. S
12798 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" same section
12784 Krascheninnikovia lanata      "winterfat" same section
12786 Linum perenne      "blue flax" same section
12797 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. dianthopsis   "Antelope Island skeleton plant" same section
12779 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" same section
12801 Sanguisorba minor      "small burnet" same section
12790 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
12781 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
12785 Stanleya pinnata      "desert princesplume" same section
12783 Tetradymia nuttallii      "Nuttall's horsebrush" same section
12795 Thinopyrum intermedium  subsp. barbulatum   "intermediate wheatgrass" same section
12776 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Stansbury Gulch (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1 mi. S   Corral Canyon 
Tabbys Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Corral Canyon 
Stansbury Island Bar (Bar) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. S 4216  Corral Canyon 
Stansbury Island (Island) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. N 5650  Corral Canyon 
Cradle Bay (Bay) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. E 4200  Plug Peak 
Castle Rock (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. N 6398  Plug Peak 
Shanty Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. NE   Plug Peak 
Shanty Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. NE 4203  Plug Peak 
Plug Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 4285  Plug Peak 
Corral Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Corral Canyon 
The Dome (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. N 6464  Corral Canyon 
Cane Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 4200  Plug Peak 
Cane Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. NE   Plug Peak 
Ben Allen Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Plug Peak 
Adams Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.1 mi. N 5932  Badger Island 
Tooele Valley (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.6 mi. SW   South Mountain 
Morgan Point (Cliff) Tooele County, UT 5.5 mi. N 4351  Plug Peak NW 
Pass Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 5.7 mi. N   Badger Island 
Four Pools Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 5.6 mi. N 4203  Plug Peak NW 


Taxon Links for species Agoseris aurantiaca  (Hook.) Greene

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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