Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13077 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Wyethia amplexicaulis (Nutt.) Nutt.
Common name   mule's ears
Donna M. Barnes   5983  
Coll. Date 28 June 2007 
United States
Cache County
Locality Logan Canyon, Right Hand Fork, at National Forest boundary.
     Elev.: 6500 ft. (1982 m.)
Habitat Notes dry meadow. 
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 41° 43'  13" N, 111° 36'  40" 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):

     Wyethia amplexicaulis (Nutt.) Nutt.

     Espeletia amplexicaulis Nutt.

Common Name(s): mule-ears, mulesear wyethia, mule'sear wyethia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38674, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13077s2.jpg specimen image: 13077c1.jpg specimen image: 13077d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00607s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 01456s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01644s1.jpg 
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specimen image: 03735s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05076s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05807s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06954s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08925s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11702c1.jpg 
specimen image: 11702d1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13078 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Coldwater Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 0.6 mi. E 7271  Boulder Mountain 
Box Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 6838  Boulder Mountain 
Pine Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 6805  Boulder Mountain 
Box Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 1.1 mi. W 7221  Logan Peak 
Seep Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 6614  Logan Peak 
Elk Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 7123  Boulder Mountain 
Elk Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Boulder Mountain 
Bronco Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 1.6 mi. E 7517  Boulder Mountain 
The Elbow (Bend) Cache County, UT 1.7 mi. W 7189  Logan Peak 
Sidehill Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2.4 mi. S 6736  Boulder Mountain 
Big Daley (Valley) Cache County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Logan Peak 
Little Ricks Canyon (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Boulder Mountain 
Banjo Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 6929  Logan Peak 
Seep Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Logan Peak 
Marie Spring (Spring) Cache County, UT 2.1 mi. E 7566  Boulder Mountain 
Cart Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Logan Peak 
Sheep Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Boulder Mountain 
Bear Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Boulder Mountain 
Steel Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Boulder Mountain 
Little Daley (Valley) Cache County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Logan Peak 


Taxon Links for species Wyethia amplexicaulis  (Nutt.) 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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