Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14026 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Townsendia florifer (Hook.) A. Gray
Common name   showy Townsend-daisy
S. Hegji   14  
Coll. Date 13 May 2010 
United States
Tooele County
Locality alongside Highway 199, a few miles east of Fisher Pass;
     Elev.: 5412 ft. (1650 m.)
Habitat Notes juniper covered hillsides. 
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 40° 19'  55.1" N, 112° 37'  3.4" 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.


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14026a1.jpg specimen image: 14026b1.jpg specimen image: 14026c1.jpg specimen image: 14026d1.jpg
specimen image: 14026e1.jpg specimen image: 14026s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09940s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10416s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10618s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11299s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15884 Erysimum asperum      "western wallflower" 1446 ft. NW
18114 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" 1.2 mi. N
15883 Lathyrus brachycalyx      "Bonneville sweetpea" same section
15920 Rumex venosus      "veiny dock" 1443 ft. N
15885 Rumex venosus      "veiny dock" 1443 ft. N
18113 Townsendia florifer      "showy Townsend-daisy" 1.2 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pack Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2178 ft. E 5578  Johnson Pass 
Willow Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 5696  Johnson Pass 
Sand Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 5784  Johnson Pass 
Terra (Populated Place) Tooele County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 5227  Terra 
Blue Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Johnson Pass 
Ahlstrom Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 6004  Johnson Pass 
Clay Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.8 mi. N 6014  Johnson Pass 
Mud Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. N 6093  Johnson Pass 
Devils Gate Narrows (Gap) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 6158  Johnson Pass 
Park Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2 mi. S 5410  Johnson Pass 
Hatch Ranch (Locale) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. S 5010  Terra 
Barlow Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW   Deseret Peak East 
Condie Meadows (Flat) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. N 5758  Terra 
Rock Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. N 7064  Johnson Pass 
Caldwell Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. S 5302  Johnson Pass 
Johnson Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. E 6444  Johnson Pass 
Deadman Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NW   Deseret Peak East 
The Dell (Basin) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. S 5768  Johnson Pass 
Vickory Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. N 10217  Deseret Peak East 
Vickory Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. E   Deseret Peak East 


Taxon Links for species Townsendia florifer  (Hook.) 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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