Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15526 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
GentianaceaeGentianaceaeGentianaceae  
Species Swertia radiata (Kellogg) Kuntze
Common name   elkweed
Collector(s)
W. Fertig   24193  
Coll. Date 06 August 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Iron County
Locality Markagunt Plateau, Cedar Mountain, Ashdown Gorge Wilderness Area, ca 0.2 miles N of rim of Cedar Breaks amphitheater, ca 0.3 miles W of UT Hwy 143 and 2 miles SW of Brian Head Peak.
     Elev.: 10375 ft. (3163 m.)
Township Range T36S R9W S14 SE4SW4  
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.

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Frasera speciosa Dougl. ex Griseb.

     Frasera angustifolia (Rydb.) Rydb.
     Frasera macrophylla Greene
     Frasera speciosa var. angustifolia Rydb.
     Frasera speciosa var. stenosepala Rydb.
     Frasera stenosepala (Rydb.) Rydb.
     Swertia radiata (Kellogg) Kuntze
     Swertia radiata var. macrophylla (Greene) St. John
     Tesseranthium angustifolium (Rydb.) Rydb.
     Tesseranthium macrophyllum (Greene) Rydb.
     Tesseranthium radiatum Kellogg

Common Name(s): deer ears, elkweed, green gentian, monument plant, monument-plant, showy frasera.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502660, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Gentianales
                                Family: Gentianaceae
                                    Genus: Frasera
                                        Species: Frasera speciosa
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15526s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00833
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01027
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01045
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01565
specimen image: 03377s1.jpg 
03377
specimen image: 03378s1.jpg 
03378
specimen image: 03712s2.jpg 
03712
specimen image: 06826s1.jpg 
06826
specimen image: 12048s1.jpg 
12048
specimen image: 15905s2.jpg 
15905

Nearby Accessions

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Links

Taxon Links for species Swertia radiata  (Kellogg) Kuntze

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Swertia+radiata

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