Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09596 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. canescens 
Common name   gray tansy aster
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3970  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 01 June 2004 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Wayne County
Locality hills on the N side of the Fremont River, along Hartnet Road (Cathedral Valley Loop Road), ca. 1.7 road miles N of the junction with Utah Highway 24; 
 
Elev.: 4943 ft. (1507 m.)
Habitat Notes 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° 16'  59" N, 111° 4'  33" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens (Pursh) Gray

Common Name(s): hoary tansyaster, hoary tansy-aster, ironplant goldenweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=37985, 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
                                            Subspecies: Machaeranthera canescens ssp. canescens
                                                

Images

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.
09599 Aliciella leptomeria      "sand gilia" same section
09591 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" same section
09598 Asclepias ruthiae      "Ruth's milkweed" same section
09587 Astragalus sabulonum      "gravel milkvetch" same section
09592 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" same section
09593 Chenopodium fremontii  var. incanum  same section
09597 Linum subteres      "sprucemont flax" same section
09588 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" same section
09595 Machaeranthera grindelioides  var. grindelioides   "gumweed tansy aster" same section
09585 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
09594 Nama densum      "leafy nama" same section
14454 Populus       "cottonwood" 1 mi. SE
14866 Populus       "cottonwood" 1 mi. SE
10018 Sphaeralcea psoraloides      "scurfpea globemallow" 1.7 mi. S
10017 Sphaeralcea psoraloides      "scurfpea globemallow" 1.7 mi. S
09590 Stephanomeria exigua      "small wirelettuce" same section
09586 Thelesperma subnudum  var. subnudum   "Navajo tea greenthread" same section
09589 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
River Ford (Locale) Wayne County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 4817  Caineville 
Aldrich (Locale) Wayne County, UT 1 mi. SW 4843  Caineville 
Pleasant Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 1 mi. SW   Deer Creek Lake 
Blue Flats (Flat) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 4918  Caineville 
Caineville Reef (Cliff) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. E 4715  Caineville 
Sandy Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. E   Bitter Creek Divide 
Red Desert (Plain) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. N 4922  Caineville 
Notom (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5233  Notom 
North Blue Flats (Flat) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. NW 5066  Caineville 
Deep Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Flat Top 
Caineville Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 4.4 mi. NE   Caine Springs 
Caineville (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 4600  Caineville 
Capitol Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 4.8 mi. SW   Grover 
Town Point (Cape) Wayne County, UT 4.9 mi. NE 5752  Town Point 
Waterpocket Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 5.3 mi. SW   Golden Throne 
Thompson Mesa (Summit) Wayne County, UT 5.4 mi. SE 5876  Notom 

Links

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Machaeranthera+canescens

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