Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13517 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Wyethia scabra Hook.
Common name   rough mule's ears
W. Fertig   23962  
Coll. Date 12 June 2008 
United States
Kane County
Locality Colorado Plateau, S of US Hwy 89 and W of junction of Yellow Jacket Road, ca 1.3 miles NNE of Clay Flat and 10 air miles NW of Kanab.
     Elev.: 5740 ft. (1750 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 11'  14.89" N, 112° 39'  51.37" W
Township Range T42S R7W S5 SW4SW4NW4  
Datum NAD83 
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):

     Wyethia scabra Hook.

Common Name(s): badland mulesears, badlands mule-ears, badlands wyethia.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38687, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13517s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00149s3.jpg 
specimen image: 00457s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02007s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05417s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05942s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05980s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08552s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09203s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10480s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11988s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13546 Brickellia oblongifolia  var. linifolia   "narrow-leaf brickellbush" 1.1 mi. NE
13579 Cryptantha abata      "low cat's eye" 1.1 mi. NE
13525 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 449 ft. N
15481 Lepidium lasiocarpum  var. georginum   "St. George peppercress" 1630 ft. W
13523 Opuntia erinacea  var. aurea  1114 ft. W
13520 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Moncur Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. W 5430  Mount Carmel 
Clay Flat (Flat) Kane County, UT 2 mi. S 5561  Mount Carmel 
Twin Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Mount Carmel 
State Barn Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Mount Carmel 
Dianas Throne (Summit) Kane County, UT 2 mi. E 6962  Mount Carmel 
Mount Carmel Trailer Park (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 2.7 mi. N 5197  Mount Carmel 
Mount Carmel Junction (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 2.7 mi. N 5204  Mount Carmel 
Sand Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. N   White Tower 
Long Valley (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Long Valley Junction 
Red Knoll (Summit) Kane County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 6388  Mount Carmel 
Lower Sand Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. N   White Tower 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Orderville 
Monument Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Mount Carmel 
Muddy Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Strawberry Point 
Meeks Cliffs (Cliff) Kane County, UT 2.9 mi. W 5643  Mount Carmel 
Yellowjacket Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Yellowjacket Canyon 
Foot Ranch (Locale) Kane County, UT 3 mi. W 5030  Mount Carmel 
Joseph Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Mount Carmel 
Elkheart Cliffs (Cliff) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 6332  Mount Carmel 
Monument Knoll (Summit) Kane County, UT 4 mi. S 5932  Mount Carmel 


Taxon Links for species Wyethia scabra  Hook.

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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