Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06723 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron pulcherrimus A. Heller
Common name   plateau fleabane
Donna M. Barnes   2236  
   with K. Barnes, M. Barnes
Coll. Date 16 May 2002 
United States
Locality East Tavaputs Plateau, Willow Creek Road, N of Sulphur Spring;
     Elev.: 5242 ft. (1598 m.)
Habitat Notes Green River shale, dry scree hillside E of creek; greasewood comm. 
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° 47'  17" N, 109° 37'  1" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Specimen Notes [an unusual variant with shorter stems, more compact and slightly broader basal lvs and densely cinereous lvs & stems, spec. has spreading-ascending & hirsute villous phyllaries and densely hisute-strigose lvs, E. nematophyllus has hirsute-strigose appressed phyllaries and nearly glabrous to sparsely strigose lvs, J. Alexander, Aug 2008]. 


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

     Erigeron pulcherrimus Heller

     Erigeron pulcherrimus var. wyomingia (Rydb.) Cronq.
     Erigeron wyomingia Rydb.

Common Name(s): basin fleabane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35933, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Erigeron
                                        Species: Erigeron pulcherrimus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06723s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06313s3.jpg 
specimen image: 08410s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09209s3.jpg 
specimen image: 10661s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12680d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12680c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12680s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06722 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" same section
06720 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" same section
06721 Stanleya pinnata  var. pinnata   "desert princesplume" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Agency Draw (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Flat Rock Mesa 
Sulphur Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 5374  Big Pack Mountain SE 
Santio Crossing (Populated Place) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 5391  Agency Draw NE 
West Fork Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.1 mi. NE   Big Pack Mountain SE 
East Fork Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Big Pack Mountain SE 
Broome Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 5 mi. N   Big Pack Mountain SE 
Big Pack Mountain (Summit) Uintah County, UT 4.2 mi. NW 6004  Big Pack Mountain 
Little Pack Mountain (Summit) Uintah County, UT 4.9 mi. SW 6398  Agency Draw NW 
Buck Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 5.9 mi. SE   Agency Draw NE 


Taxon Links for species Erigeron pulcherrimus  A. Heller

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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