Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04748 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC.
Infraspecific    var. turbinellus (Rydb.) S.F. Blake
Common name   spiny tansy aster
R. Jolley   s.n.  
Coll. Date 12 November 2000 
United States
Yavapai County
Locality Highway 93 as it crosses the Santa Maria river, along the Joshua Forest Pkwy
Habitat Notes Joshua trees, saguaro, creosote. 
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 34° 25'  N, 113° 56'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Machaeranthera pinnatifida var. pinnatifida (Hook.) Shinners

     Amellus spinulosus Pursh, non Machaeranthera spinulosus Greene
     Aster pinnatifidus (Hook.) Kuntze
     Dieteria spinulosa (Pursh) Nutt.
     Diplopappus pinnatifidus Hook.
     Eriocarpum australe Greene
     Eriocarpum spinulosum (Pursh) Greene
     Eriocarpum wootonii Greene
     Haplopappus coulteri Harvey & Gray ex Gray
     Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC.
     Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC.
     Haplopappus spinulosus (Pursh) DC.
     Haplopappus spinulosus ssp. australis (Greene) Hall
     Haplopappus spinulosus var. canescens Gray
     Haplopappus spinulosus ssp. cotulus (Small) Hall
     Haplopappus spinulosus var. glaber Gray
     Haplopappus spinulosus ssp. laevis (Woot. & Standl.) Hall
     Haplopappus spinulosus var. turbinellus (Rydb.) Blake
     Haplopappus texensis R.C. Jackson
     Machaeranthera australis (Greene) Shinners
     Machaeranthera laevis (Woot. & Standl.) Shinners
     Machaeranthera pinnata (Nutt.) Shinners
     Machaeranthera pinnatifida ssp. pinnatifida var. pinnatifida (Hook.) Shinners
     Machaeranthera pinnatifida ssp. pinnatifida var. pinnatifida (Hook.) Shinners
     Machaeranthera pinnatifida ssp. pinnatifida var. pinnatifida (Hook.) Shinners
     Machaeranthera texensis (R.C. Jackson) Shinners
     Sideranthus australis (Greene) Rydb.
     Sideranthus cotula Small
     Sideranthus laevis Woot. & Standl.
     Sideranthus machaerantherus Small
     Sideranthus puberulus Rydb.
     Sideranthus spinulosus (Pursh) Sweet ex Rydb.
     Sideranthus turbinellus Rydb.
     Sideranthus wootonii (Greene) Standl.
     Starkea pinnata Nutt.

Common Name(s): lacy tansyaster.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=566734, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04748s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10697s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10697f1.jpg 
specimen image: 12153s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13247s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04705 Bouteloua aristidoides  var. arizonica   "Arizona needle grama" same section
04706 Bouteloua barbata  var. barbata  same section
04708 Eragrostis intermedia      "plains lovegrass" same section
04707 Eragrostis lehmanniana      "Lehmann lovegrass" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Castaneda Hills (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 1.7 mi. W 2133  Castaneda Hills 
Castaneda Peak (Summit) Mohave County, AZ 1.9 mi. NW 2651  Castaneda Hills 
Castaneda Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 2 mi. NE 1798  Castaneda Hills 
Buckhorn Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 2.9 mi. N 2021  Castaneda Hills 
Eaton Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 2.8 mi. NE 1857  Castaneda Hills 
Seven Hundred Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 3.9 mi. N 1936  Castaneda Hills 
Four Hundred Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4.2 mi. NW 1788  Castaneda Hills 
Arrowweed Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 4.3 mi. NW 1634  Mohave Springs 
Two-thirteen Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 4.9 mi. NW 1673  Castaneda Hills 
Four Hundred Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 5.1 mi. NW 1742  Castaneda Hills 
Twentysix Tank (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 5.3 mi. SW 1181  Castaneda Hills SW 


Taxon Links for species Haplopappus spinulosus  (Pursh) DC.

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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