Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06229 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Peltigera canina (L.) Willd.
Common name   felt lichen
D. Carter   s.n.  
Coll. Date 25 July 2000 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Abajo Mountains, just before Dalton Springs.
     Elev.: 9500 ft. (2896 m.)
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° 48'  N, 109° 29'  W
Township Range T34S, R22E  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 5' (9200 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).
Specimen Notes locally common. 


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

     Peltigera canina

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=191226, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Fungi
            Division: Ascomycota
                Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
                    Class: Lecanoromycetes
                        Order: Lecanorales
                            Suborder: Peltigerineae
                                Family: Peltigeraceae
                                    Genus: Peltigera
                                        Species: Peltigera canina


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06229s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
16902 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 1.1 mi. N
06234 Evernia divaricata      "ring lichen" same section
06237 Lecanora cenisia      "rim lichen" same section
06232 Peltigera rufescens      "felt lichen" same section
06231 Ramalina sinensis      "cartilage lichen" same section
04475 Sagina saginoides      "arctic pearlwort" 1.2 mi. S
04581 Sisyrinchium idahoense      "Idaho blue-eyed grass" 1.2 mi. S
06238 Xanthoparmelia coloradoensis      "Colorado xanthoparmelia lichen" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Camp Jackson Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 0.6 mi. N 9167  Abajo Peak 
Camp Jackson Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 0.6 mi. N 9167  Abajo Peak 
Camp Jackson (Locale) San Juan County, UT 0.6 mi. N 9141  Abajo Peak 
Jackson Camp (Locale) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. E 9525  Abajo Peak 
Dream Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. N 9459  Abajo Peak 
Cooley Gulch (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Abajo Peak 
Dream Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. N 8517  Abajo Peak 
Red Bluff Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. W 7986  Mount Linnaeus 
South Peak (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 11103  Abajo Peak 
Cherry Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Mount Linnaeus 
Dickson Pass (Gap) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 10437  Abajo Peak 
Red Bluffs (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8380  Mount Linnaeus 
Gold Queen Mine (Mine) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. N 10886  Abajo Peak 
Jackson Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. N 11136  Abajo Peak 
Cooley Pass (Gap) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. N 10755  Abajo Peak 
Abajo Peak (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. N 11296  Abajo Peak 
Indian Creek Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. N 9361  Mount Linnaeus 
North Creek Pass (Gap) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. N 10279  Abajo Peak 
San Juan County (Civil) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. S 7527  Mount Linnaeus 
Duckett Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. W 10069  Mount Linnaeus 


Taxon Links for species Peltigera canina  (L.) Willd.

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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