Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09731 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron purpuratus Greene
Common name   purple fleabane
J.G. Harris   3591  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 21 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  Yukon Territory.  
Locality along the Dempster Highway at km 74. 
Elev.: 3952 ft. (1205 m.)
Habitat Notes streambank community. 
Latitude Longitude 64° 31'  31" N, 138° 14'  43" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Erigeron purpuratus Greene

Common Name(s): purple fleabane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35938, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09731s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09769s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09767 Empetrum nigrum  ssp. hermaphroditum   "black crowberry" 1.5 mi. N
09772 Erigeron acris  ssp. politus   "bitter fleabane" 1.5 mi. N
09769 Erigeron purpuratus      "purple fleabane" 1.5 mi. N
09773 Ledum decumbens     1.5 mi. N
09774 Mertensia paniculata  var. paniculata   "northern bluebells" same section
09768 Polytrichum piliferum      "polytrichum moss" 1.5 mi. N
09770 Saxifraga tricuspidata      "three-toothed saxifrage" 1.5 mi. N
09775 Stellaria longipes      "meadow starwort" same section


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 purpuratus  Greene

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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