Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07559 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron compositus Pursh
Infraspecific    var. glabratus Macoun
Common name   cut-leaf fleabane
Donna M. Barnes   2814  
Coll. Date 18 June 2002 
United States
Utah County
Locality American Fork Canyon, Timpooneke Rd, [Mount Timpanogos, northern slopes of the mountain at the base of 11383 ft peak, along FR 056, ca. 3 road miles W of Timpooneke Campground];
     Elev.: 8138 ft. (2481 m.)
Habitat Notes steep, N-facing scree slope. 
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° 25'  44" N, 111° 40'  21" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Erigeron compositus Pursh

     Erigeron compositus var. discoideus Gray
     Erigeron compositus var. glabratus Macoun
     Erigeron compositus var. multifidus (Rydb.) J.F. Macbr. & Payson
     Erigeron compositus var. typicus Hook.
     Erigeron trifidus Hook.

Common Name(s): cutleaf daisy, dwarf mountain fleabane, fernleaf fleabane, vergerette à feuilles segmentées.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35843, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Erigeron
                                        Species: Erigeron compositus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13767 Abies bifolia      "Rocky Mountain subalpine fir" 1.1 mi. SE
08932 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 930 ft. E
08952 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" 930 ft. E
08926 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 930 ft. E
07548 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1 mi. SE
04603 Agrostis exarata      "spike bentgrass" 1.3 mi. NW
08949 Allium bisceptrum      "twincrest wild onion" 1.6 mi. SE
13880 Anemone multifida  var. stylosa   "Rocky Mountain windflower" 1.4 mi. SW
07564 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
05150 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" 1.3 mi. NW
05022 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" 1.5 mi. SW
13889 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.6 mi. SW
07556 Astragalus miser  var. tenuifolius   "timber milkvetch" 1 mi. SE
07552 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1 mi. SE
07557 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" same section
08942 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1.9 mi. SE
08939 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" 1.9 mi. SE
13766 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 1.1 mi. SE
07555 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 1 mi. SE
07562 Clematis columbiana      "Rocky Mountain clematis" same section
13876 Clematis columbiana  var. columbiana   "Rocky Mountain clematis" 1.4 mi. SW
05066 Clematis occidentalis  var. grosseserrata   "purple virgins-bower" 1.3 mi. NW
13885 Collomia debilis      "alpine mountain trumpet" 1.6 mi. SW
08943 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.9 mi. SE
05151 Corallorhiza striata      "striped coralroot" 1.3 mi. NW
08933 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 930 ft. E
08947 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 1.9 mi. SE
07553 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 1 mi. SE
13764 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 1.1 mi. SE
07549 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" 1 mi. SE
13762 Cymopterus longipes  var. longipes   "long-stalked spring parsley" 1.1 mi. SE
08931 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 930 ft. E
13887 Epilobium alpinum  var. clavatum  1.6 mi. SW
08927 Epilobium halleanum      "glandular willowherb" 930 ft. E
13763 Erigeron compositus      "cut-leaf fleabane" 1.1 mi. SE
07554 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 1 mi. SE
04604 Festuca saximontana  var. saximontana   "Rocky Mountain fescue" 1.3 mi. NW
08928 Gayophytum decipiens      "deceptive groundsmoke" 930 ft. E
08948 Gayophytum ramosissimum      "pinyon groundsmoke" 1.9 mi. SE
08924 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1.9 mi. SE
04416 Juncus tenuis      "poverty rush" 1.3 mi. NW
08930 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. lanszwertii   "Lanszwert's vetchling" 930 ft. E
08940 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" 1.9 mi. SE
08950 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 930 ft. E
13758 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 1.1 mi. SE
07546 Myosurus minimus      "tiny mousetail" 1.4 mi. SE
13757 Orogenia linearifolia      "Great Basin Indian potato" 1.1 mi. SE
08944 Orthocarpus luteus      "yellow owl's-clover" 1.9 mi. SE
07551 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1 mi. SE
13879 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.4 mi. SW
08941 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.9 mi. SE
13878 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.4 mi. SW
07550 Penstemon humilis  var. humilis   "low beardtongue" 1 mi. SE
13877 Penstemon montanus      "cord-root beardtongue" 1.4 mi. SW
08938 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" 1.9 mi. SE
07560 Physaria garrettii      "Garrett's bladderpod" same section
08951 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 930 ft. E
13768 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" 1.1 mi. SE
08922 Plagiobothrys scouleri      "Scouler's popcornflower" 930 ft. E
13759 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 1.1 mi. SE
08929 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 930 ft. E
07547 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 1 mi. SE
13765 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1.1 mi. SE
13884 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1.4 mi. SW
07563 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
13832 Ribes viscosissimum      "sticky currant" 723 ft. W
08937 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  1.9 mi. SE
13833 Ribes wolfii      "Wolf's currant" 723 ft. W
13888 Rorippa curvipes  var. truncata   "bluntleaf yellowcress" 1.6 mi. SW
08953 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1 mi. NW
08934 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  930 ft. E
08935 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  930 ft. E
13886 Senecio fremontii  var. fremontii   "Fremont's ragwort" 1.6 mi. SW
08945 Sisymbrium altissimum      "tall tumblemustard" 1.9 mi. SE
08936 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 930 ft. E
08946 Stellaria jamesiana     1.9 mi. SE
13882 Synthyris pinnatifida  var. pinnatifida   "featherleaf kittentails" 1.4 mi. SW
08117 Tortula ruralis      "tortula moss" 1.3 mi. NE
08923 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 1.9 mi. SE
07561 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" same section
08925 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1.9 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Woolly Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SE 8964  Timpanogos Cave 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Timpanogos Cave 
Little Mill Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 6050  Timpanogos Cave 
Little Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Timpanogos Cave 
Pika Cirque (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 9997  Timpanogos Cave 
Gray Cliff Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 6047  Timpanogos Cave 
North Mill Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 6113  Timpanogos Cave 
Hanging Rock Picnic Ground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 5985  Timpanogos Cave 
Hanging Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 6086  Timpanogos Cave 
Tank Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Timpanogos Cave 
South Fork Ranger Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 6086  Timpanogos Cave 
South Fork American Fork Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Aspen Grove 
Echo Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N 6106  Timpanogos Cave 
Roadhouse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N 6516  Timpanogos Cave 
Burned Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Timpooneke Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E 7363  Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell Organization Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 6470  Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 6503  Timpanogos Cave 
Sagebrush Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW 7756  Timpanogos Cave 
House Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 5679  Timpanogos Cave 


Taxon Links for species Erigeron compositus  Pursh

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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