Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10010 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron compactus S.F. Blake
Infraspecific    var. consimilis (Cronquist) S.F. Blake
Common name   San Rafael cushion-daisy
Debi Clark   s.n.  
Coll. Date 27 May 2003 
United States
Wayne County
Locality Polk Creek, E of Thousand Lake Mountain;
     Elev.: 7000 ft. (2134 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy loam 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° 27'  45" N, 111° 22'  5" W
Datum Not recorded
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 consimilis Cronq.

     Erigeron compactus var. consimilis (Cronq.) Blake

Common Name(s): foothill fleabane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502386, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10010s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04054s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06003s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09614s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12873e1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12873c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12873s3.jpg 
specimen image: 12952d1.jpg 
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specimen image: 12952s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09520 Astragalus coltonii  var. coltonii   "Colton's milkvetch" 1.4 mi. E
09511 Astragalus consobrinus      "Bicknell's milkvetch" 1.4 mi. E
13141 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" 1.4 mi. E
09521 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" 1.4 mi. E
09941 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" 1.4 mi. E
09519 Carex filifolia      "thread-leaf sedge" 1.4 mi. E
09573 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" 2002 ft. N
09512 Erigeron aphanactis  var. congestus   "rayless shaggy fleabane" 1.4 mi. E
09574 Penstemon ophianthus      "twisted-anther beardtongue" same section
09999 Phacelia rafaelensis      "plateau scorpionweed" 1 mi. S
09572 Physaria intermedia      "Santa Fe bladderpod" 2002 ft. N
09513 Schedonorus pratensis      "meadow fescue" 1.4 mi. E
09942 Stanleya viridiflora      "green princesplume" 2002 ft. N
09571 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 2002 ft. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
South Desert Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 0.7 mi. N 6933  Cathedral Mountain 
Cathedral Valley View Area (Locale) Wayne County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 6890  Cathedral Mountain 
Collins Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Marysvale Peak 
Cathedral Valley (Area) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. N 6401  Cathedral Mountain 
Bullberry Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 1.6 mi. SE   Flat Top 
Cathedral Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. N 6693  Cathedral Mountain 
Needle Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. N 6352  Cathedral Mountain 
Bullberry Flat (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. W 8360  Flat Top 
Lake Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. N   Flat Top 
McDonld Basin (Basin) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. NW 8088  Flat Top 
Pine Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. W 8678  Flat Top 
Paradise Flats (Flat) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. S 7320  Cathedral Mountain 
Billings Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 9249  Flat Top 
Deep Creek Spring (Spring) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 8718  Flat Top 
Acklin Peak (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. E 6044  Cathedral Mountain 
Polk Creek Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. W 8773  Flat Top 
Bullings Pass (Gap) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. W 9170  Flat Top 
Paradise Draw (Valley) Wayne County, UT 4.3 mi. SE   Flat Top 
Jones Bench (Bench) Sevier County, UT 4.7 mi. N 7094  Solomons Temple 
Gypsum Sinkhole (Basin) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. NE 5968  Cathedral Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Erigeron compactus  S.F. Blake

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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