Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06954 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Wyethia amplexicaulis (Nutt.) Nutt.
Common name   mule's ears
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2306  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 05 June 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Sanpete
Locality Ephriam Canyon, abandonded experimental station, Major's Flat.
     Elev.: 6891 ft. (2101 m.)
Habitat Notes dry open meadow. 
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° 20'  N, 111° 31'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Wyethia amplexicaulis (Nutt.) Nutt.

     Espeletia amplexicaulis Nutt.

Common Name(s): mule-ears, mulesear wyethia, mule'sear wyethia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38674, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06954s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00607
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00807
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00866
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01456
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01644
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02684
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03735
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05076
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05807
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11702
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11702
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11702
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13077
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07041 Caragana arborescens      "Siberian peashrub" 1890 ft. NE
07040 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1890 ft. NE
07098 Lonicera fragrantissima      "sweet breath of spring" 1890 ft. NE
07039 Lonicera tatarica      "Tatarian honeysuckle" 1890 ft. NE
06953 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" same section
03736 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1381 ft. NW
03738 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1381 ft. NW
03737 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1381 ft. NW
15905 Swertia radiata     1381 ft. NW
03712 Swertia radiata     1381 ft. NW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Maple Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 0.6 mi. NW   Danish Knoll 
New Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 0.7 mi. N   Danish Knoll 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 7130  Ephraim 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. NW   Danish Knoll 
White Ledge Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. NE   Danish Knoll 
Lake Hill Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 8445  Danish Knoll 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 8439  Ephraim 
Bald Mountain Wildlife Management Area (Park) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. W 7540  Ephraim 
Ephraim Canyon State Wildlife Management Area (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. W 7182  Ephraim 
Great Basin Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 8846  Danish Knoll 
Jimmys Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SW   Danish Knoll 
South Fork Willow Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SW   Danish Knoll 
Cane Valley Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 5893  Ephraim 
Left Fork Cotton Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Danish Knoll 
Mud Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 8819  Danish Knoll 
Dusterburgs Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 8862  Danish Knoll 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 10378  Danish Knoll 
The Big Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. E 9157  Danish Knoll 
Freds Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 9069  Danish Knoll 
Gal Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 6053  Ephraim 

Links

Taxon Links for species Wyethia amplexicaulis  (Nutt.) Nutt.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Wyethia+amplexicaulis

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