Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00149 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Wyethia scabra Hook.
Infraspecific    var. scabra 
Common name   rough mule's ears
J.G. Harris   2104  
Coll. Date 13 May 1989 
United States
Emery County
Locality Oil Well Flats area NE of Capitol Reef National Park.
     Elev.: 5904 ft. (1800 m.)
Habitat Notes mixed desert shrub community-sandy 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 38° 33'  4" N, 111° 11'  38" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Wyethia scabra var. scabra Hook.

Common Name(s): badlands mule-ears, badlands mulesears.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530871, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Wyethia
                                        Species: Wyethia scabra
                                            Variety: Wyethia scabra var. scabra


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00149s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00457s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02007s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05417s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05942s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05980s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08552s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09203s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10480s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11988s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13517s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00146 Asclepias labriformis      "Utah milkweed" same section
01090 Astragalus praelongus  var. ellisiae   "Ellis' stinking milkvetch" same section
13148 Astragalus preussii  var. latus   "narrow-leaf Preuss' milkvetch" same section
01088 Astragalus woodruffii      "Woodruff's milkvetch" same section
00105 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
00148 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" same section
00150 Ephedra cutleri      "Cutler's ephedra" same section
00089 Gaillardia spathulata      "Colorado Plateau blanketflower" same section
00095 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
00147 Thelesperma subnudum  var. subnudum   "Navajo tea greenthread" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Oil Well Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 1740 ft. SE 6126  Salvation Creek 
Last Chance Gas Field (Oilfield) Emery County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 5965  Salvation Creek 
Carlyle Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. E   The Frying Pan 
Little Black Mountains (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 6634  Salvation Creek 
Factory Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. S 6365  Salvation Creek 
Rock Springs Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. NW   Geyser Peak 
Temple Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Geyser Peak 
Middle Desert (Plain) Wayne County, UT 5.4 mi. S 5479  Fruita NW 
Red Point (Summit) Emery County, UT 5.5 mi. N 5925  Mussentuchit Flat 
Salvation Creek (Stream) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. SE   Salvation Creek 
Cedar Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 5.8 mi. NE 6916  The Frying Pan 


Taxon Links for species Wyethia scabra  Hook.

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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