Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03160 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Peltula euploca (Ach.) Poelt
Common name   peltula lichen
C. Newberry   C-50037  
Coll. Date 12 June 1993 
United States
New Mexico
Hidalgo County
Locality Gray Ranch Preserve, west-facing slope of Animas Peak.
     Elev.: 7200 ft. (2195 m.)
Habitat Notes mid-elevation sclerophyll woodland: Arbutus arisonica, Arctostaphylos pungens, Cerocarpus montanus, Garrya wrightii, juniperus deppeana, Nolina microcarpa, Opuntia chlorotica, Pinus discolor, Quercus grisea, Q. hypoleucoides, Q. reticulata, Yucca schottii 
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° 34'  N, 108° 47'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Peltula euploca (Ach.) Poelt ex Ozenda & Clauzade

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=191793, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Fungi
            Division: Ascomycota
                Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
                    Order: Lichinales
                        Family: Peltulaceae
                            Genus: Peltula
                                Species: Peltula euploca


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03160s1.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
Animas Mountains (Range) Hidalgo County, NM 471 ft. S 7569  Animas Peak 
Animas Peak (Summit) Hidalgo County, NM 1 mi. N 8449  Animas Peak 
Black Bill Spring (Spring) Hidalgo County, NM 1.4 mi. NW 6578  Animas Peak 
Echels Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 2.9 mi. SW 5555  Animas Peak 
Day Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 3.3 mi. N 5574  Animas Peak 
Boulder Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 3.2 mi. NE 5535  Center Peak 
Divide Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 3.5 mi. N 5397  Animas Peak 
Kings Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 3.7 mi. N 5532  Animas Peak 
Animas Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 3.5 mi. NW 5328  Animas Peak 
Post Canyon (Valley) Hidalgo County, NM 3.9 mi. NE   Center Peak 
O K Bar Ranch (Locale) Hidalgo County, NM 3.8 mi. NE 5453  Center Peak 
Box Canyon (Valley) Hidalgo County, NM 4.1 mi. NE   Center Peak 
Upshaw Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 4.4 mi. S 5502  Animas Peak 
Park Canyon (Valley) Hidalgo County, NM 3.9 mi. NE   Center Peak 
Buck Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 4.5 mi. N 5302  Animas Peak NE 
Gibson Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 4 mi. E 5791  Center Peak 
Wolf Canyon (Valley) Hidalgo County, NM 4.4 mi. NE   Gillespie Mountain 
Tahoe Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 4.2 mi. E 6047  Center Peak 
Government Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 4.4 mi. SW 5322  Animas Peak 
Taylor Tank (Reservoir) Hidalgo County, NM 4.8 mi. SW 5364  Animas Peak 


Taxon Links for species Peltula euploca  (Ach.) 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

Google Images

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