Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03166 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Psora decipiens (Hedwig) Hoffm.
Common name   fishscale lichen
L.L. St. Clair   C-22000  
   with J. Johansen
Coll. Date 29 September 1983 
United States
Locality flat fenced field E of Yates Road, near Vernon.
     Elev.: 5478 ft. (1670 m.)
Habitat Notes Great Basin shrub community dominated by Atriplex confertifolia, Sarcobatus vermiculatus, on soil. 
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° 5'  56" N, 112° 27'  12" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03166s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03165s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06504s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09401s1.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
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Tooele County, UT 1.1 mi. E 5512  Vernon 
Vernon (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 5522  Vernon 
Vernon School (School) Tooele County, UT 1.2 mi. E 5525  Vernon 
Vernon Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. SE   Sabie Mountain 
Vernon Cemetery (Cemetery) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 5551  Vernon 
Vernon Airstrip (Airport) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. E 5499  Vernon 
East Government Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. W   Lookout Pass 
Red Pine Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Lookout Pass 
North Oak Brush Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Erickson Knoll 
Dutch Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Dutch Peak 
Lookout Pass Trail (Well) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 5466  Faust 
Benmore Experimental Pastures (Flat) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. S 5791  Vernon 
West Well (Well) Tooele County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5745  Lookout Pass 
East Faust Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Onaqui Mountains South 
Bennion Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 4.9 mi. S   Dutch Peak 
Historical Marker Faust Pony Express Station (Park) Tooele County, UT 5.4 mi. N 5256  Faust 
Vernon Hills (Range) Tooele County, UT 4.5 mi. NE 5883  Faust 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.6 mi. SW   Lookout Pass 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 5.9 mi. SW 6086  Lookout Pass 
Coyote Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 5.6 mi. SW 6175  Lookout Pass 


Taxon Links for species Psora decipiens  (Hedwig) Hoffm.

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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