Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01376 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. monticola Dorn
Common name   mountain gray tansy aster
K. Anderson   206  
Coll. Date 27 August 1991 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Wayne County
Locality North slope trans. 
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° 12'  13" N, 111° 24'  16" W
Township Range T30S, R5E, Sec. 18  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Machaeranthera canescens var. canescens (Pursh) Gray

     Aster canescens Pursh
     Aster canescens var. viscosus (Nutt.) Gray
     Aster glossophyllus Piper
     Aster leiodes Blake
     Aster shastensis var. glossophyllus (Piper) Cronq.
     Aster shastensis var. latifolius Cronq.
     Dieteria canescens Nutt.
     Dieteria divaricata Nutt.
     Dieteria pulverulenta Nutt.
     Dieteria viscosa Nutt.
     Machaeranthera angustifolia Rydb., non Woot. & Standl.
     Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens var. canescens (Pursh) Gray
     Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens var. canescens (Pursh) Gray
     Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens var. canescens (Pursh) Gray
     Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens var. canescens (Pursh) Gray
     Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens var. canescens (Pursh) Gray
     Machaeranthera canescens var. latifolia (A. Nels.) Welsh, non Gray
     Machaeranthera canescens var. monticola Dorn
     Machaeranthera canescens var. viscosa (Nutt.) Piper
     Machaeranthera divaricata (Nutt.) Greene
     Machaeranthera glabella Greene ex Rydb.
     Machaeranthera laetevirens Greene, non Aster laetevirens (Greene) Greene
     Machaeranthera latifolia A. Nels.
     Machaeranthera leptophylla Rydb.
     Machaeranthera linearis Rydb., non Greene
     Machaeranthera montana Greene
     Machaeranthera paniculata A. Nels.
     Machaeranthera pinosa Elmer
     Machaeranthera pulverulenta (Nutt.) Greene
     Machaeranthera ramosa A. Nels.
     Machaeranthera selbyi Rydb.
     Machaeranthera shastensis var. glossophylla (Piper) Cronq. & Keck
     Machaeranthera shastensis var. latifolia (Cronq.) Cronq. & Keck
     Machaeranthera shastensis var. montana (Greene) Cronq. & Keck
     Machaeranthera spinulosa (Greene) Cory, non Amellus spinulosa Pursh
     Machaeranthera subalpina Greene
     Machaeranthera superba A. Nels.
     Machaeranthera viscosa (Nutt.) Greene

Common Name(s): hoary tansyaster.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=566721, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01381 Antennaria parvifolia      "small-leaf pussytoes" same section
01378 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. arenarius   "sand rubber rabbitbrush" same section
06831 Fritillaria atropurpurea      "leopard-lily" 1.8 mi. SW
01380 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
01377 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
01379 Muhlenbergia montana      "mountain muhly" same section
01375 Petradoria pumila  var. pumila   "common rock goldenrod" same section
01374 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
06832 Townsendia exscapa      "low Townsend-daisy" 1.8 mi. SW
11501 Woodsia oregana      "Oregon cliff fern" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Spring Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 0.6 mi. E   Blind Lake 
Hickman Pasture (Flat) Wayne County, UT 1.1 mi. S 8865  Blind Lake 
Cocks Comb (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 7228  Blind Lake 
Fish Creek Cove (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Blind Lake 
Jim Larson Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. W 9010  Blind Lake 
Spring Branch (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Blind Lake 
Green Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. W 10358  Blind Lake 
Blind Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 10240  Blind Lake 
Beaver Dam Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 9964  Blind Lake 
Fish Creek Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 9971  Blind Lake 
Fish Creek Dam (Dam) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 9968  Blind Lake 
Pear Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 10237  Blind Lake 
Donkey Point (Cliff) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 10949  Blind Lake 
Emily Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. S 10014  Blind Lake 
Birch Creek Meadows (Flat) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 8731  Blind Lake 
Willow Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. S   Blind Lake 
Honeymoon Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 10076  Blind Lake 
Rock Creek Meadow (Flat) Wayne County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 10086  Grover 
Fish Creek Point (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 10791  Blind Lake 
Grover (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 7113  Grover 


Taxon Links for species Machaeranthera canescens  (Pursh) A. Gray

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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