Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09772 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron acris L.
Infraspecific    ssp. politus (Fr.) Schinz & R. Keller
Common name   bitter fleabane
J.G. Harris   3587  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 21 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  Yukon Territory.  
Locality Ogilvie Mts, Dempster Highway at km 77. 
Elev.: 3936 ft. (1200 m.)
Habitat Notes disturbed area along roadside, tundra community. 
Latitude Longitude 64° 32'  48" N, 138° 13'  57" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Erigeron acris ssp. politus (Fries) Schinz & R. Keller

     Erigeron acris auct. non L. p.p.
     Erigeron acris var. asteroides (Andrz. ex Bess.) DC.
     Erigeron droebachianus O.F. Muell. ex Retz.
     Erigeron elongatus Ledeb.
     Erigeron politus Fries
     Trimorpha acris auct. non (L.) S.F. Gray p.p.
     Trimorpha acris var. asteroides (Andrz. ex Bess.) Nesom

Common Name(s): bitter fleabane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35813, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Erigeron
                                        Species: Erigeron acris
                                            Subspecies: Erigeron acris ssp. politus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09772s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04875s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04876s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09650s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09781s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10765s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09767 Empetrum nigrum  ssp. hermaphroditum   "black crowberry" same section
09731 Erigeron purpuratus      "purple fleabane" 1.5 mi. S
09769 Erigeron purpuratus      "purple fleabane" same section
09773 Ledum decumbens     same section
09774 Mertensia paniculata  var. paniculata   "northern bluebells" 1.5 mi. S
09768 Polytrichum piliferum      "polytrichum moss" same section
09770 Saxifraga tricuspidata      "three-toothed saxifrage" same section
09775 Stellaria longipes      "meadow starwort" 1.5 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Erigeron acris  L.

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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