Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08966 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Helenium hoopesii A. Gray
Common name   orange sneezeweed
Donna M. Barnes   3635  
Coll. Date 26 June 2003 
United States
Sevier County
Locality [Sevier Plateau, Twin Ponds vicinity, at the junction of FR 309], along Gooseberry-Fremont Road, ca. 14 miles S of Exit 63 of I-70;
     Elev.: 9073 ft. (2766 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen community, understory; dark 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 38° 47'  11" N, 111° 38'  20" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Hymenoxys hoopesii (Gray) Bierner

     Dugaldia hoopesii (Gray) Rydb.
     Helenium hoopesii Gray

Common Name(s): orange sneezeweed, owlsclaws, owl's-claws, sneezeweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=507616, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04313 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 1.3 mi. E
04314 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 1.3 mi. E
04300 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  2825 ft. N
04312 Plantago tweedyi      "Tweedy's plantain" 1.3 mi. E
08964 Potamogeton alpinus      "alpine pondweed" same section
08965 Potamogeton alpinus      "alpine pondweed" same section
04315 Ranunculus alismifolius  var. montanus   "waterplantain buttercup" 2825 ft. N
14331 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 700 ft. W
14330 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 700 ft. W
04316 Trifolium kingii      "King's clover" 1.3 mi. E
08963 Veronica serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf speedwell" same section
04311 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" 1.3 mi. E
08967 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Twin Ponds (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2586 ft. W 8954  Gooseberry Creek 
Cold Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 9105  Gooseberry Creek 
Taylor Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 8816  Gooseberry Creek 
Salina City Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. W 9049  Gooseberry Creek 
Abes Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. W 8754  Gooseberry Creek 
Farnsworth Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 9525  Gooseberry Creek 
Harves River Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 9495  Gooseberry Creek 
Farnsworth Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 9515  Gooseberry Creek 
Salina Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 9679  Gooseberry Creek 
Hamilton Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 9731  Gooseberry Creek 
Abes Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. W   Gooseberry Creek 
Beaver Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Hilgard Mountain 
U M Yogo Saddle (Gap) Sevier County, UT 3 mi. S 10397  Hilgard Mountain 
Gooseberry Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. W 7924  Gooseberry Creek 
Antone Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3 mi. NE   Yogo Creek 
Beaver Dams (Area) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 9735  Yogo Creek 
Gates Lake (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 9646  Gooseberry Creek 
Squaw Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Gooseberry Creek 
Sheep Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Gooseberry Creek 
Gooseberry Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. W 7855  Gooseberry Creek 


Taxon Links for species Helenium hoopesii  A. Gray

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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