Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08730 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron ursinus D.C. Eaton
Common name   Bear River fleabane
K.T. Harper   03-195  
Coll. Date 15 July 2003 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Ephriam Canyon, Great Basin Experimental Station, E slope of Wasatch Plateau, Tom's Ridge.
     Elev.: 10300 ft. (3140 m.)
Habitat Notes alpine herbland. 
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° 17'  30" N, 111° 27'  32" W
Township Range T17S, R4E, Sec. 34  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
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 [=E. ursinus var. ursinus sensu Welsh et al. 2003, J. Alexander, Aug 2008]. 


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

     Erigeron ursinus D.C. Eat.

Common Name(s): bear daisy, Bear River fleabane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35966, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08730s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 01038s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05630s3.jpg 
specimen image: 07092s3.jpg 
specimen image: 07129s3.jpg 
specimen image: 07254s3.jpg 
specimen image: 07698s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08045s3.jpg 
specimen image: 15784s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03720 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 1.3 mi. N
01813 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 1.5 mi. N
03704 Anemone multifida      "Pacific windflower" 1.3 mi. N
08726 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" same section
03718 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" 1.3 mi. N
01814 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" 1.5 mi. N
03700 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" 1.3 mi. N
08724 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" same section
01820 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1.5 mi. N
03719 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1.3 mi. N
03717 Clematis hirsutissima  var. hirsutissima   "sugar bowls" 1.3 mi. N
01817 Clematis hirsutissima  var. hirsutissima   "sugar bowls" 1.5 mi. N
08728 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" same section
01812 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.5 mi. N
08729 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
03709 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1 mi. N
08722 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" same section
08731 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" same section
01821 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" 1.5 mi. N
08723 Geranium richardsonii      "Richardson's geranium" same section
03705 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1.3 mi. N
01818 Iris germanica      "German iris" 1.5 mi. N
01811 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" 1.5 mi. N
01815 Lomatium juniperinum      "juniper biscuitroot" 1.5 mi. N
08725 Lupinus argenteus  var. rubricaulis   "red-stemmed silvery lupine" same section
01808 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" 1.5 mi. N
08727 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" same section
01807 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" 1.5 mi. N
03715 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  1.3 mi. N
01816 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  1.5 mi. N
03703 Physaria kingii  var. parvifolia   "King's bladderpod" 1.3 mi. N
01810 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 1.5 mi. N
01809 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" 1.5 mi. N
03701 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" 1.3 mi. N
01806 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1.5 mi. N
01819 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.5 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Philadelphia Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 0.7 mi. N 9984  Danish Knoll 
Jolleys Hole (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. W 10033  Danish Knoll 
John August Lake (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. E 10338  Danish Knoll 
Alpine Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 10151  Danish Knoll 
Rock Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Danish Knoll 
Loggers Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. S 10040  Danish Knoll 
Loggers Fork Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. S 10027  Danish Knoll 
South Ephraim Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. E 10142  Danish Knoll 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 10378  Danish Knoll 
Danish Knoll (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. E 10283  Danish Knoll 
Bluebell Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. N 8895  Danish Knoll 
Loggers Fork (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Danish Knoll 
Madsen Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 10096  Danish Knoll 
Elks Knoll (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. S 10256  Danish Knoll 
South Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 10394  Danish Knoll 
Middle Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. W 10453  Danish Knoll 
Swedish Knoll (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. SE 10420  Danish Knoll 
La Sal National Forest (Forest) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. E 9968  Danish Knoll 
Manti National Forest (Forest) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. E 9968  Danish Knoll 
Manti-La Sal National Forest (Forest) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. E 9981  Danish Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Erigeron ursinus  D.C. Eaton

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

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