Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03156 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Heppia lutosa (Ach.) Nyl.
Common name   heppia lichen
L.L. St. Clair   C-28020  
   with V. Rajvanshi
Coll. Date 17 September 1992 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, 0.8 km down Buckhorn Wash.
     Elev.: 5599 ft. (1707 m.)
Habitat Notes Colorado Plateau, pinyon-juniper community; on sandy soil derived from Navajo Sandstone. 
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° 9'  3" N, 110° 42'  59" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03156s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03157s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00049 Acer negundo      "boxelder" same section
00437 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 2368 ft. NW
00054 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" same section
00057 Aquilegia micrantha      "Mancos columbine" 1139 ft. NE
00051 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" 1.2 mi. NE
00377 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 2368 ft. NW
14567 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" 1 mi. NE
00911 Bromus tectorum      "cheatgrass" 1.2 mi. NE
03149 Buellia elegans      "elegant disc lichen" same section
02878 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 2368 ft. NW
00061 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.2 mi. NE
03151 Cladonia pyxidata      "cup lichen" same section
00044 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" same section
00912 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  1.2 mi. NE
00055 Echinocereus triglochidiatus  var. melanacanthus  1.2 mi. NE
03154 Endocarpon pusillum      "chalice lichen" same section
00910 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" 1.2 mi. NE
00045 Lepidium densiflorum  var. densiflorum   "common peppercress" 1.2 mi. NE
00046 Mahonia fremontii      "Fremont's mahonia" same section
00047 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" 1.2 mi. NE
14566 Philadelphus microphyllus      "little-leaf mock orange" 1 mi. NE
03162 Physconia muscigena      "frosted lichen" same section
00908 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
03168 Psora tuckermanii      "Tuckerman's fishscale lichen" same section
00041 Rhus aromatica  var. simplicifolia   "skunkbush sumac" same section
00909 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" same section
00048 Selaginella mutica      "awnless spikemoss" same section
00050 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1.2 mi. NE
03171 Toninia tristis      "bruised lichen" same section
00062 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 1.2 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Furniture Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. NW   Bob Hill Knoll 
Aldys Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. SW 5889  Bob Hill Knoll 
The Wedge (Plain) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 5968  Bob Hill Knoll 
Bitter Seep (Spring) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. N 5729  Bob Hill Knoll 
Swazy Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. W 5725  Bob Hill Knoll 
Little Holes (Lake) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. E 5991  Bob Hill Knoll 
Buckhorn Corral (Locale) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 5620  Bob Hill Knoll 
Drought Relief Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 5588  Buckhorn Reservoir 
The Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. S 6178  Bottleneck Peak 
Orsons Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. E 6076  Bob Hill Knoll 
Dog Ponds (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5761  Bob Hill Knoll 
Cloyds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. W 5722  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Little Grand Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Sids Mountain 
Good Water Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Bottleneck Peak 
Buckhorn Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 5624  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. W 5919  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Bob Hill Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 4 mi. N 7189  Bob Hill Knoll 
Wedge Pond Number 4 (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 6132  Sids Mountain 
Cane Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. S   The Blocks 
Wedge Pond Number 1 (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. W 5843  Buckhorn Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Heppia lutosa  (Ach.) Nyl.

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

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