Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 13620 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Aster adscendens Lindl.
Common name   western aster
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   74  
Coll. Date 01 November 2010 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality country roadside in Lehi;
     Elev.: 4510 ft. (1375 m.)
Habitat Notes weedy ditch bordering roadside and pastures. 
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° 23'  39.4" N, 111° 52'  36.7" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Symphyotrichum ascendens (Lindl.) Nesom

     Aster adscendens Lindl.
     Aster ascendens Lindl.
     Aster chilensis ssp. adscendens (Lindl.) Cronq.
     Aster macounii Rydb.
     Aster subgriseus Rydb.
     Virgulaster ascendens (Lindl.) Semple

Common Name(s): western aster.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=522184, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13620s1.jpg specimen image: 13620a1.jpg specimen image: 13620b1.jpg specimen image: 13620c1.jpg

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08835 Glycyrrhiza lepidota      "American licorice" 1.1 mi. SW
00308 Hemerocallis fulva      "orange day-lily" 1.4 mi. W
05833 Lobelia erinus      "edging lobelia" 1.7 mi. NW
14060 Lythrum salicaria      "purple loosestrife" 1.1 mi. W
13621 Matricaria maritima      "mayweed" 1 mi. E
08833 Polygonum amphibium      "water knotweed" 1.1 mi. SW
08834 Saponaria officinalis      "bouncingbet" 1.1 mi. SW
05834 Zinnia elegans      "elegant zinnia" 1.7 mi. NW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
New Survey Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 4570  Lehi 
Meadow School (School) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 4547  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E 4593  Lehi 
Lehi School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 4577  Lehi 
Lehi (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 4564  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 4652  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 4547  Lehi 
Lehi Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E 4554  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E 4561  Lehi 
Fox Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4669  Lehi 
Margaret Wines Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E 4574  Lehi 
Dry Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Lehi 
Lehi Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. E 4623  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. E 4557  Lehi 
Sego Lily School (School) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E 4584  Lehi 
Mesa (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N 4547  Jordan Narrows 
Utah Lake Distributing Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 4584  Jordan Narrows 
Lehi High School (School) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E 4554  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E 4600  Lehi 
Draper Post Office (Post Office) Salt Lake County, UT 2.6 mi. S 4495  Pelican Point 

Links

Taxon Links for species Aster adscendens  Lindl.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Aster+adscendens

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