Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14063 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron coulteri Porter
Common name   large mountain fleabane
S. Hegji   51  
Coll. Date 11 August 2010 
United States
Salt Lake County
Locality Albion Basin above Alta, lower portion of Cecret Lake trail;
     Elev.: 9466 ft. (2886 m.)
Habitat Notes mixed conifer forest and tall forb meadows. 
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 40° 34'  32.8" N, 111° 36'  55.3" 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):

     Erigeron coulteri Porter

Common Name(s): Coulter fleabane, large mountain fleabane, whiteray daisy.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35845, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14063a1.jpg specimen image: 14063b1.jpg specimen image: 14063c1.jpg specimen image: 14063s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05703 Achnatherum pinetorum      "pinewoods needlegrass" 1 mi. SW
09849 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 1202 ft. NW
05468 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 1 mi. SW
05651 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" 1 mi. SW
05020 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 1.3 mi. S
14061 Arnica longifolia      "spearleaf arnica" 1 mi. SE
05334 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" 1 mi. SW
05640 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 1 mi. SW
05025 Aspidotis densa      "lace fern" 1.3 mi. S
05029 Brickellia grandiflora      "tassel-flowered brickellbush" 1.3 mi. S
05018 Calamagrostis canadensis  var. canadensis   "bluejoint" 1.3 mi. S
09856 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" 1202 ft. NW
05019 Carex aquatilis      "water sedge" 1.3 mi. S
05657 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" 1 mi. SW
05349 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" 1 mi. SW
05337 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 1 mi. SW
05641 Cirsium eatonii      "Eaton's thistle" 1 mi. SW
05343 Cryptogramma crispa  var. acrostichoides   "American parsley fern" 1 mi. SW
05024 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 1.3 mi. S
09857 Deschampsia elongata      "slender hairgrass" 1202 ft. NW
09848 Draba crassifolia      "thick-leaf whitlow-cress" 1202 ft. NW
05023 Elymus glaucus      "blue wildrye" 1.3 mi. S
05658 Elymus glaucus  subsp. glaucus   "blue wildrye" 1 mi. SW
14062 Epilobium alpinum      "alpine willowherb" same section
05346 Epilobium alpinum  var. alpinum  1 mi. SW
05408 Epilobium angustifolium     1 mi. SW
09860 Epilobium hornemannii  var. hornemannii   "Hornemann's willowherb" 1202 ft. NW
05656 Erigeron arenarioides      "sand fleabane" 1 mi. SW
05655 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1 mi. SW
09855 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" 1202 ft. NW
05410 Erigeron subtrinervis      "three-nerved fleabane" 1 mi. SW
09846 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" 1202 ft. NW
05348 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1 mi. SW
05344 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 1 mi. SW
05351 Hieracium scouleri  var. griseum   "houndstongue hawkweed" 1 mi. SW
15942 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1 mi. SE
05338 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 1 mi. SW
15941 Ivesia utahensis      "Utah mousetail" 1 mi. SE
09851 Leptosiphon nuttallii      "Nuttall's linanthus" 1202 ft. NW
05407 Leptosiphon nuttallii      "Nuttall's linanthus" 1 mi. SW
05345 Mimulus floribundus      "many-flowered monkeyflower" 1 mi. SW
05347 Mimulus tilingii      "Tiling's monkeyflower" 1 mi. SW
09859 Mitella pentandra      "fivestamen miterwort" 1202 ft. NW
05336 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1 mi. SW
09850 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1202 ft. NW
05411 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 1 mi. SW
09852 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1202 ft. NW
05409 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" 1 mi. SW
05652 Polygonum douglasii  var. douglasii  1 mi. SW
05350 Polystichum lonchitis      "northern holly fern" 1 mi. SW
05335 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" 1 mi. SW
05653 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 1 mi. SW
09854 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 1202 ft. NW
09853 Saxifraga odontoloma      "brook saxifrage" 1202 ft. NW
05642 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 1 mi. SW
05342 Solidago parryi      "Parry's goldenrod" 1 mi. SW
05031 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1.3 mi. S
05017 Spiranthes romanzoffiana  var. romanzoffiana   "hooded ladies tresses" 1.3 mi. S
05639 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. canbyi   "Canby's aster" 1 mi. SW
09858 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. canbyi   "Canby's aster" 1202 ft. NW
05032 Symphyotrichum novae-angliae      "New England aster" 1.3 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Albion Basin Campground (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 869 ft. E 9479  Brighton 
Albion Basin (Basin) Salt Lake County, UT 1015 ft. NW 9384  Brighton 
Albion Alps (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1934 ft. N 9285  Brighton 
Albion Basin (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1934 ft. N 9285  Brighton 
Secret Lake (Reservoir) Salt Lake County, UT 2364 ft. SW 9846  Brighton 
Devils Castle (Pillar) Salt Lake County, UT 0.7 mi. S 10854  Brighton 
Sugarloaf Mountain (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 10663  Brighton 
Mount Wolverine (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 10735  Brighton 
Pittsburg Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S 9416  Brighton 
Mount Tuscarora (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 1 mi. NE 10486  Brighton 
Smuggler Tunnel (Tunnel) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 9167  Brighton 
Grizzly Gulch (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.2 mi. NW   Brighton 
Michigan-Utah Mine (Mine) Salt Lake County, UT 1.4 mi. N 9850  Brighton 
Mineral Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 10204  Dromedary Peak 
Sunset Peak (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. E 10522  Brighton 
Bog Mine (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 8790  Brighton 
Powder Ridge Condominiums (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 8691  Dromedary Peak 
Lake Catherine (Lake) Salt Lake County, UT 1.2 mi. E 9955  Brighton 
Hellgate Villa Condominiums (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1.4 mi. N 8787  Dromedary Peak 
Mount Millicent (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 10283  Brighton 


Taxon Links for species Erigeron coulteri  Porter

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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