Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17809 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Stephanomeria tenuifolia (Raf.) H.M. Hall
Common name   narrow-leaf wirelettuce
R. Van Buren   1678  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 26 July 2007 
United States
Grand County
Locality Colorado River, Utah Highway 128, 0.7 miles from the junction with U.S. Highway 191;
     Elev.: 3927 ft. (1197 m.)
Latitude Longitude 38° 36'  5.7" N, 109° 33'  59.28" 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: L3S3. 


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

     Stephanomeria minor var. minor (Hook.) Nutt.

     Stephanomeria tenuifolia (Raf.) Hall

Common Name(s): narrowleaf wirelettuce, narrowleaf wirelettuce.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=566323, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02370s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02546s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03279s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04492s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05276s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06396s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10628s3.jpg 
specimen image: 10955s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15671s1.jpg 
specimen image: 16893s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17804 Atriplex garrettii      "Garrett's saltbush" same section
17807 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" same section
17801 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" same section
17808 Chrysopsis villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" same section
17802 Ericameria nauseosa  var. juncea  same section
17800 Ericameria nauseosa  var. leiosperma   "smooth-seed rubber rabbitbrush" same section
17803 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. orbiculatum   "round-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
17798 Eriogonum microthecum      "slender wild buckwheat" same section
17797 Fendlera rupicola      "cliff fendlerbush" same section
17810 Ostrya knowltonii      "Knowlton's hophornbeam" 1.1 mi. NW
17817 Perityle specuicola      "alcove rockdaisy" 1.1 mi. NW
17811 Philadelphus microphyllus      "little-leaf mock orange" 1.1 mi. NW
17806 Suaeda       "seepweed" same section
17799 Symphoricarpos longiflorus      "long-flowered snowberry" same section
17805 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Matrimony Spring (Spring) Grand County, UT 1125 ft. W 3960  Moab 
Updraft Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 2065 ft. E 4610  Moab 
Slickrock Country Camp (Park) Grand County, UT 2687 ft. W 3980  Moab 
Lions Park (Park) Grand County, UT 2735 ft. W 3977  Moab 
Courthouse Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Merrimac Butte 
KURA-AM (Moab) (Tower) Grand County, UT 1.1 mi. S 3993  Moab 
KKLX-FM (Moab) (Tower) Grand County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 4269  Moab 
Moab Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Merrimac Butte 
Allen Memorial Hospital (Hospital) Grand County, UT 1.6 mi. S 3986  Moab 
Grace Lutheran Church (Church) Grand County, UT 1.6 mi. S 4000  Moab 
Community Baptist Church (Church) Grand County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 4029  Moab 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Grand County, UT 1.6 mi. S 3996  Moab 
Moab Valley (Bend) Grand County, UT 1.7 mi. S 3986  Moab 
Atlas Mineral Plant (Locale) Grand County, UT 1.4 mi. W 4429  Moab 
Saint Pius X Catholic Church (Church) Grand County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 4029  Moab 
Allen Memorial Hospital Heliport (Airport) Grand County, UT 1.8 mi. S 3977  Moab 
Atlas Mineral Tailings Pond Dam (Dam) Grand County, UT 1.5 mi. W 4000  Moab 
Huntress Arch (Arch) Grand County, UT 1.6 mi. E 4439  Moab 
Devils Garden Campground (Locale) Grand County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 4646  Moab 
Mill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Warner Lake 


Taxon Links for species Stephanomeria tenuifolia  (Raf.) H.M. Hall

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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