Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12654 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Tetraneuris acaulis (Pursh) Greene
Infraspecific    var. caespitosa A. Nelson
Common name   caespitose four-nerve daisy
Donna M. Barnes   5551  
Coll. Date 01 May 2007 
United States
Carbon County
Locality US Highway 6/191, W of Sunnyside Junction, dirt road heading SW of the highway;
     Elev.: 5749 ft. (1753 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community, Mancos Shale Formation. 
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 39° 32'  35" N, 110° 37'  55" 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):

     Tetraneuris acaulis var. caespitosa A. Nels.

     Hymenoxys acaulis var. caespitosa (A. Nels.) Parker
     Hymenoxys acaulis var. lanata (Greene) Cronq.
     Tetraneuris brevifolia Greene

Common Name(s): caespitose four-nerve daisy, caespitose hymenoxys.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530625, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Tetraneuris
                                        Species: Tetraneuris acaulis
                                            Variety: Tetraneuris acaulis var. caespitosa


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.
12679 Allium textile      "textile wild onion" 2751 ft. S
12649 Asclepias cryptoceras  var. cryptoceras   "pallid milkweed" same section
12674 Asclepias macrosperma      "bigseed milkweed" same section
12648 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
12676 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" same section
12673 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" same section
12658 Astragalus musiniensis      "Ferron milkvetch" same section
12660 Boechera selbyi     same section
12646 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" same section
12659 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" same section
12671 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
17770 Chrysothamnus depressus      "dwarf rabbitbrush" 1890 ft. NW
17768 Chrysothamnus parryi  var. affinis   "Parry's rabbitbrush" 2038 ft. NE
12667 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
12656 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
12664 Cymopterus purpurascens      "wide-winged spring parsley" same section
12645 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" same section
12675 Elymus elymoides  var. brevifolius   "long-leaf squirreltail" same section
12680 Erigeron pulcherrimus      "plateau fleabane" 2751 ft. S
17769 Eriogonum corymbosum      "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 2038 ft. NE
12657 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" same section
12670 Eriogonum tumulosum      "Woodside wild buckwheat" same section
12672 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" same section
12652 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
12663 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" same section
12647 Oenothera cespitosa  var. navajoensis   "Navajo tufted evening primrose" same section
12655 Penstemon carnosus      "fleshy beardtongue" same section
12665 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
12653 Phlox hoodii  var. canescens   "carpet phlox" same section
12651 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
12650 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section
12668 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" same section
12661 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" same section
12678 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 2751 ft. S
12666 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section
12662 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section
12677 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" same section
12644 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section
12669 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cat Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Wellington 
Pace Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Mount Bartles 
Spider Reservoir (Reservoir) Carbon County, UT 3.2 mi. S 5565  Mounds 
Dugout Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3 mi. E   Pine Canyon 
U S Steel Corp Storage Reservoir (Reservoir) Carbon County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 5364  Wellington 
U S Steel Corp Storage Dam (Dam) Carbon County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 5364  Wellington 
Rock Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3.2 mi. E   Mount Bartles 
Mounds Reef (Ridge) Carbon County, UT 4.1 mi. S 5591  Mounds 
Miller Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3.6 mi. SW   Hiawatha 
Sunnyside Junction (Populated Place) Carbon County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 5522  Sunnyside Junction 
Soldier Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Minnie Maud Creek East 
Bear Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3.8 mi. E   Mount Bartles 
Coal Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3.9 mi. W   Minnie Maud Creek West 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 4.9 mi. NE   Mount Bartles 
Wellington Canal (Canal) Carbon County, UT 5 mi. NW 5548  Wellington 
Clark Valley (Basin) Carbon County, UT 5.1 mi. NE 5768  Sunnyside Junction 
South Reservoir Dam (Dam) Carbon County, UT 6.1 mi. NE 5909  Sunnyside Junction 
South Reservoir (Reservoir) Carbon County, UT 6.1 mi. NE 5909  Sunnyside Junction 


Taxon Links for species Tetraneuris acaulis  (Pursh) 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

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