Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07406 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Agoseris retrorsa (Benth.) Greene
Common name   spearleaf agoseris
Donna M. Barnes   2672  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 07 July 2002 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Highway 36, S of Stockton, east-west running dirt road, W of Highway, toward Stansbury Mts
     Elev.: 5742 ft. (1751 m.)
Habitat Notes well grazed area, rocky soil on road side. 
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 40° 26'  55" N, 112° 13'  1" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Agoseris retrorsa (Benth.) Greene

     Macrorhynchus retrorsus Benth.

Common Name(s): spearleaf agoseris.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36493, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07406s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 15892s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15892c1.jpg 
specimen image: 15892b1.jpg 
specimen image: 15892a1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07407 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
07404 Crepis intermedia      "hybrid hawksbeard" same section
07403 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" same section
07408 Stenotus acaulis  var. acaulis   "stemless goldenweed" same section
07405 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Kelsey Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1390 ft. NE 10233  Lowe Peak 
Piney Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 2898 ft. N 9899  Lowe Peak 
Rocky Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.2 mi. S 10171  Lowe Peak 
White Pine Flat (Flat) Tooele County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 8160  Lowe Peak 
Cold Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7684  Lowe Peak 
Lowe Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 10532  Lowe Peak 
Left Hand Fork Soldier Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Lowe Peak 
Old Mayflower Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E 7057  Lowe Peak 
Right Hand Fork Soldier Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Lowe Peak 
Jackson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Lowe Peak 
Lowe Basin (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 8947  Lowe Peak 
Balsam Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. W   Stockton 
Mill Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E 6890  Lowe Peak 
Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Lowe Peak 
Fox Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Lowe Peak 
North Fork Soldier Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Lowe Peak 
Butterfield Peaks (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 9236  Lowe Peak 
Water Fork Settlement Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Left Hand Fork Kelsey Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Right Hand Fork Kelsey Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 


Taxon Links for species Agoseris retrorsa  (Benth.) Greene

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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