Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03150 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Candelina submexicana (de Lesd.) Poelt
Common name   candelina lichen
C. Newberry   C-50036  
Coll. Date 05 June 1993 
United States
New Mexico
Hidalgo County
Locality SR 9, 3 km E of Continental Divide.
     Elev.: 4500 ft. (1372 m.)
Habitat Notes Upper Chihuahuan desert grassland characterized by Gutierrezia sp., Holacantha stewartii, juniperus monosperma, Larrea tridentata, on westhered tuffaceous knoll. 
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 31° 57'  N, 108° 40'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Candelina submexicana

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=190252, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Fungi
            Division: Ascomycota
                Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
                    Class: Lecanoromycetes
                        Order: Lecanorales
                            Suborder: Lecanorineae
                                Family: Candelariaceae
                                    Genus: Candelina
                                        Species: Candelina submexicana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03150s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Antelope (Populated Place) Hidalgo County, NM 2.8 mi. W 4495  Beacon Hill 
Windmill (Populated Place) Hidalgo County, NM 3.1 mi. NE 4344  Playas Lake North 
Beacon Hill (Summit) Hidalgo County, NM 3.2 mi. W 4702  Beacon Hill 
White Place (Populated Place) Hidalgo County, NM 3.6 mi. E 4311  Playas Lake North 
10348 Water Well (Well) Hidalgo County, NM 4.1 mi. SE 4403  Beacon Hill 
Diamond A Ranch (Locale) Hidalgo County, NM 5.4 mi. NE 4324  Coyote Peak 


Taxon Links for species Candelina submexicana  (de Lesd.) Poelt

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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