Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03157 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Heppia lutosa (Ach.) Nyl.
Common name   heppia lichen
L.L. St. Clair   C-29777  
Coll. Date 24 May 1995 
United States
New Mexico
Otero County
Locality Fort Bliss, Pendejo Wash (Site 2), 50 km south-SE of Alamogorodo.
     Elev.: 4198 ft. (1280 m.)
Habitat Notes warm desert with Larrea, Flourensia, Prosopis, on 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 32° 28'  N, 105° 56'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03157s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03156s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lee Tank (Reservoir) Otero County, NM 0.8 mi. NE 4200  Wilde Tank 
Wright Tank (Reservoir) Otero County, NM 2 mi. NE 4275  Wilde Tank 
Pendejo Wash (Stream) Otero County, NM 2 mi. SE   Otero Mesa North 
Old Wright Place (Populated Place) Otero County, NM 2.2 mi. NE 4301  Wilde Tank 
Pendejo Tank (historical) (Reservoir) Otero County, NM 2.7 mi. E 4442  Wilde Tank 
CCC Tank (Reservoir) Otero County, NM 3.4 mi. S 4262  Wilde Tank 
Pratt Water Well (Well) Otero County, NM 3.4 mi. S 4262  Wilde Tank 
Wilde Tank (Reservoir) Otero County, NM 3.7 mi. SW 4055  Wilde Tank 
Wilde Well (historical) (Well) Otero County, NM 3.7 mi. SW 4055  Wilde Tank 
Otero Mesa (Summit) Otero County, NM 4.8 mi. SE 5492  Wilde Tank 


Taxon Links for species Heppia lutosa  (Ach.) Nyl.

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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