Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11538 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Filago californica Nutt.
Common name   California cottonrose
Donna M. Barnes   5012  
Coll. Date 15 May 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality Pine Valley Mountains, 0.7 miles W of the Browse Exit of I-15, [FR 037, Browse Guard Station Road],
     Elev.: 4317 ft. (1316 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community; 
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° 19'  49" N, 113° 17'  39" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Specimen Notes 2004 burn area. 


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

     Filago californica Nutt.

     Oglifa californica (Nutt.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): California cottonrose, California fluffweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37372, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11538s1.jpg specimen image: 11538d1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11557 Aliciella leptomeria      "sand gilia" same section
11539 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
11542 Baileya pleniradiata      "woolly desert-marigold" same section
10167 Boechera perennans     1.1 mi. SW
11536 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" same section
11551 Calyptridium monandrum     same section
04215 Ceanothus greggii  var. vestitus   "Mojave ceanothus" 1.1 mi. SW
11541 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" same section
11562 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" same section
11566 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" same section
11548 Dichelostemma pulchellum      "bluedicks" same section
11560 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" same section
11533 Dracocephalum parviflorum      "American dragonhead" same section
11556 Elymus elymoides  subsp. californicus   "California squirreltail" same section
11555 Eriastrum eremicum      "desert woollystar" same section
11543 Erigeron divergens      "spreading fleabane" same section
11567 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" same section
11546 Eriogonum davidsonii      "Davidson's wild buckwheat" same section
11553 Eriophyllum wallacei      "Wallace's easter bonnets" same section
11545 Gilia brecciarum  subsp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" same section
11561 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. tomentosus   "hairy woollywhite" same section
11564 Linanthus dichotomus      "eveningsnow" same section
11537 Lupinus concinnus      "bajada lupine" same section
11540 Malacothrix clevelandii  var. stebbinsii   "Stebbins' desert-dandelion" same section
11554 Mimulus rubellus      "little redstem monkeyflower" same section
11559 Oenothera deltoides  var. decumbens  same section
11547 Pectocarya setosa      "bristly combseed" same section
11549 Pediomelum mephiticum      "skunktop" same section
11534 Penstemon utahensis      "Utah beardtongue" same section
11558 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" same section
11563 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" same section
03677 Quercus turbinella      "Sonoran scrub oak" same section
11568 Rumex venosus      "veiny dock" same section
08008 Sapindus saponaria      "wingleaf soapberry" 1.1 mi. SW
11535 Silene antirrhina      "sleepy silene" same section
11550 Sphaeralcea rusbyi      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
11565 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" same section
11544 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" same section
11552 Verbena gooddingii     same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
South Ash Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Pintura 
Dry Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. E   Pintura 
Pintura (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 4078  Pintura 
Pintura Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 4088  Pintura 
Beatty Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. W 4846  Pintura 
Dry Sandy Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 4009  Pintura 
Dry Sandy (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Pintura 
Leap Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   New Harmony 
Peters Leap (Bend) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4731  Pintura 
Anderson Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S 3793  Pintura 
Anderson Junction (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. S 3832  Pintura 
Deer Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5850  Pintura 
Coal Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N   New Harmony 
Harmon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Signal Peak 
Mill Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   New Harmony 
Dry Lake (Lake) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5807  New Harmony 
Maple Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. N   New Harmony 
Chimney Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 6175  Pintura 
Blue Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 4580  Pintura 
Toquerville Springs (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. S 3504  Pintura 


Taxon Links for species Filago californica  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

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