Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08530 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Chaenactis stevioides Hook. & Arn.
Common name   desert pincushion
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   3361  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 28 May 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane County
Locality Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Smoky Hollow road off Highway 89, Straight Cliff Formation.
     Elev.: 4088 ft. (1246 m.)
Habitat Notes rabbitbrush-Ephedra community; rocky soil. 
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° 9'  18" N, 111° 32'  5" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Chaenactis stevioides Hook. & Arn.

     Chaenactis gillespiei Stockwell
     Chaenactis latifolia Stockwell
     Chaenactis mexicana Stockwell
     Chaenactis stevioides var. brachypappa (Gray) Hall
     Chaenactis stevioides var. thornberi Stockwell

Common Name(s): Steve's dusty maiden, Steve's dustymaiden, Steve's pincushion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36998, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08530s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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03992
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09592
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11415
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08513 Achnatherum speciosum      "desert needlegrass" same section
08515 Astragalus amphioxys  var. modestus   "modest crescent milkvetch" same section
08511 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" same section
08512 Cirsium tracyi      "Tracy's thistle" same section
08524 Cryptantha circumscissa      "cushion forget-me-not" same section
08528 Encelia frutescens  var. resinosa   "sticky brittlebush" same section
08525 Eriogonum palmerianum      "Palmer's wild buckwheat" same section
08531 Ipomopsis gunnisonii      "Gunnison's gilia" same section
08529 Lepidium virginicum      "Virginia peppercress" same section
08517 Lupinus pusillus  var. intermontanus  same section
08526 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
08516 Nama retrorsum      "betatakin fiddleleaf" same section
08523 Oenothera cespitosa  var. cespitosa   "tufted evening primrose" same section
08527 Phacelia crenulata      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
08532 Phacelia pulchella  var. sabulonum   "sandy scorpionweed" same section
08522 Psilostrophe sparsiflora      "greenstem paperflower" same section
08514 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
South Branch Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 2403 ft. N   Nipple Butte 
Tibbet Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2723 ft. N   Tibbet Bench 
Baldwin Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Tibbet Bench 
Middle Warm Creek Point (Ridge) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. S 5423  Lone Rock 
Smoky Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Ship Mountain Point 
Squaw Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Smoky Hollow 
North Branch Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Nipple Butte 
John Henry Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Tibbet Bench 
Wesses Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Ship Mountain Point 
Nipple Bench (Bench) Kane County, UT 3 mi. SW 5328  Tibbet Bench 
North Branch Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 4.1 mi. NW   Fourmile Bench 
Tibbet Bench (Bench) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. NW 4990  Tibbet Bench 
Pasture Point Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. SE   Smoky Hollow 
Warm Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 4.8 mi. SE   Smoky Hollow 
Pasture Point (Cape) Kane County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 4101  Warm Creek Bay 
Mustard Point (Ridge) Kane County, UT 5 mi. SW 5453  Lone Rock 
Sile Brink Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.2 mi. SE   Warm Creek Bay 
Prickly Pear Point (Cape) Kane County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 4114  Warm Creek Bay 
Crosby Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.8 mi. SE   Lone Rock 
Tibbet Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 5.5 mi. NW 4712  Tibbet Bench 

Links

Taxon Links for species Chaenactis stevioides  Hook. & Arn.

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=Chaenactis+stevioides

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