Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12463 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Heterotheca canescens (DC.) Shinners
Common name   grey goldenaster
N. Snow   8026  
Coll. Date 07 July 2000 
United States
Pueblo County
Locality Chico Basin Ranch, 0.5 miles along main road leading north of ranch headquarters. along roadside.
     Elev.: 5100 ft. (1555 m.)
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° 30'  55" N, 104° 26'  11" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Heterotheca canescens (DC.) Shinners

     Chrysopsis berlandieri Greene
     Chrysopsis canescens (DC.) Torr. & Gray, non DC.
     Chrysopsis villosa var. canescens (DC.) Gray

Common Name(s): gray goldaster, hoary false goldenaster, hoary falsegoldenaster.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37658, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12463s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12395 Achnatherum robustum      "sleepy grass" 1.2 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Appelt Senior Ranch (Locale) Pueblo County, CO 2827 ft. SW 5066  Hanover 
J N Holland Number 2 Dam (Dam) Pueblo County, CO 0.9 mi. SW 5066  Hanover 
J N Holland Reservoir Number 2 (Reservoir) Pueblo County, CO 0.9 mi. SW 5066  Hanover 
Finch Ranch (Locale) El Paso County, CO 1.1 mi. NE 5161  Hanover 
Smith Reservoir (Reservoir) Pueblo County, CO 1.5 mi. W 5023  Hanover 
Curiton Dam (Dam) El Paso County, CO 1.9 mi. W 5082  Hanover 
Curiton Reservoir (Reservoir) El Paso County, CO 1.9 mi. W 5082  Hanover 
Tolle and Ditch Number 1 Dam (Dam) Pueblo County, CO 2.6 mi. S 4994  Bar J H Ranch 
Tolle and Ditch Reservoir Number 1 (Reservoir) Pueblo County, CO 2.6 mi. S 4994  Bar J H Ranch 
Appelt Junior Ranch (Locale) El Paso County, CO 2.5 mi. NW 5131  Hanover 
Reble Ranch (Locale) El Paso County, CO 3.3 mi. N 5207  Hanover 
May Ranch (Locale) Pueblo County, CO 3.7 mi. S 4964  Bar J H Ranch 
KKMG-FM (Pueblo) (Tower) Pueblo County, CO 3.4 mi. E 5099  Hanover SE 
Hanover Church (Church) El Paso County, CO 4.6 mi. N 5279  Hanover 
Hanover School (School) El Paso County, CO 5 mi. N 5302  Hanover 
Hanover Ditch Number 1 (Canal) El Paso County, CO 6.5 mi. NW 5335  Fountain SE 


Taxon Links for species Heterotheca canescens  (DC.) Shinners

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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