Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14853 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners
Infraspecific    var. minor (Hook.) Semple
Common name   hairy goldenaster
R. Van Buren   1557  
   with J.G. Cooper
Coll. Date 20 May 2007 
Geography United States.  Utah.  San Juan County
Locality hills on the W side of Recapture Creek, SE side of US Highway 191, ca. 3 miles N of Blanding; 
Elev.: 6141 ft. (1872 m.)
Habitat Notes on roadcut; 
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° 39'  26.8" N, 109° 26'  32.3" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L1S1. 


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

     Heterotheca villosa var. minor (Hook.) Semple

     Chrysopsis arida A. Nels.
     Chrysopsis bakeri Greene
     Chrysopsis columbiana Greene
     Chrysopsis hispida (Hook.) DC.
     Chrysopsis villosa var. hispida (Hook.) Gray
     Chrysopsis wisconsinensis Shinners
     Heterotheca villosa var. hispida (Hook.) Harms
     Heterotheca wisconsinensis (Shinners) Shinners

Common Name(s): hairy false goldenaster.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531216, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Heterotheca
                                        Species: Heterotheca villosa
                                            Variety: Heterotheca villosa var. minor


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 12562s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bullpup Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 0.6 mi. N   Blanding North 
Recapture Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. N 6017  Blanding North 
KUTA-AM (Blanding) (Tower) San Juan County, UT 0.7 mi. W 6303  Blanding North 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Abajo Peak 
L-C Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. N 6116  Blanding North 
The Park (Flat) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. W 6286  Blanding North 
Johnson Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Abajo Peak 
Blanding City Cemetery (Cemetery) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 6126  Blanding North 
Albert R Lyman Middle School (School) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 6142  Blanding North 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 6204  Blanding North 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 6086  Blanding North 
Lems Draw (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. S   Blanding North 
San Juan High School (School) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 6113  Blanding North 
Pinenut Knoll (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. W 6408  Blanding North 
Blanding City Number Three Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. W 6470  Blanding North 
Blanding City Number Three Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. W 6467  Blanding North 
Blanding Post Office (Post Office) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 6083  Blanding North 
Blanding (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. SW 6099  Blanding South 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. SW 6103  Blanding South 
Dry Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Big Bend 


Taxon Links for species Heterotheca villosa  (Pursh) Shinners

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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