Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12851 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron argentatus A. Gray
Common name   silvery fleabane
D.M. Barnes   5759  
Coll. Date 05 June 2007 
United States
Millard County
Locality US Highway 6-50, Confusion Range, at summit of Kings Canyon;
     Elev.: 6287 ft. (1917 m.)
Habitat Notes caespitose community; rocky slope S of road. 
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° 4'  27" N, 113° 38'  18" 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):

     Erigeron argentatus Gray

Common Name(s): silver fleabane, silvery daisy.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35819, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12851a1.jpg specimen image: 12851b2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 13242s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12859 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" same section
12857 Astragalus beckwithii  var. purpureus   "Beckwith's milkvetch" same section
12845 Castilleja angustifolia      "narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
12856 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
12854 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. glaber   "thickstem wild cabbage" same section
12853 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
12848 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
12847 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" same section
12849 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" same section
12843 Linum subteres      "sprucemont flax" same section
12844 Orobanche fasciculata      "clustered broomrape" same section
12858 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" same section
12855 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section
12852 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
12846 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
12850 Xanthisma grindelioides  var. depressum  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bullgrass Knoll (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 6729  Bullgrass Knoll 
Conger Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. N 6158  Thompson Knoll 
Sheepmens Little Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Conger Mountain 
Boobs Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. SW   Thompson Knoll 
Cat Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.5 mi. E   Bullgrass Knoll 
Thompson Knoll Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5509  Thompson Knoll 
Kings Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. E   Bullgrass Knoll 
Little Valley (Basin) Millard County, UT 5.1 mi. NW 5981  Thompson Knoll 
Thompson Knoll (Summit) Millard County, UT 5.2 mi. SW 5761  Thompson Knoll 
Horse Heaven (Basin) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. SE 7536  Bullgrass Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Erigeron argentatus  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

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