Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16358 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Xylorhiza confertifolia (Cronquist) T.J. Watson
Common name   Henrieville woody aster
R. Van Buren   s.n.  
Coll. Date 26 May 2012 
United States
Garfield County
Locality The Blues, along Utah Highway 12 on the N side of Henrieville Creek, ca. 10 miles NE of Henrieville;
     Elev.: 6983 ft. (2129 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community. 
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 37° 37'  18.24" N, 111° 51'  39.12" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 


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

     Xylorhiza confertifolia (Cronq.) T.J. Wats.

     Machaeranthera confertifolia (Cronq.) Cronq.
     Machaeranthera glabriuscula var. confertifolia Cronq.

Common Name(s): Henrieville woodyaster.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38697, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 16358s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08564s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14396 Eriogonum corymbosum      "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. NW
17992 Zuckia brandegeei      "siltbush" 1.2 mi. NW
14397 Zuckia brandegeei      "siltbush" 1.5 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Paria Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. NW   Upper Valley 
The Blues (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. N 6985  Upper Valley 
Shurtz Bush Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Canaan Peak 
Mud Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S 7445  Canaan Peak 
South Rim (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. N 8104  Upper Valley 
Shurtz Bush (Area) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. E 8065  Canaan Peak 
Kaiparowitz Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 7996  Canaan Peak 
Stump Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. N 8252  Pine Lake 
Pole Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. E 8517  Upper Valley 
Dead Mare Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. NE   Upper Valley 
Canaan Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. E 9056  Canaan Peak 
Pine Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Upper Valley 
Pardner Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. W   Pine Lake 
Powell Point (Cape) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. N 10191  Pine Lake 
Bull Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. SE 7573  Canaan Peak 
Water Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Pine Lake 
South Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. NE   Upper Valley 
Little Creek Valley (Basin) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. SW 6408  Henrieville 
Table Cliff (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 5.9 mi. N 9443  Pine Lake 
Liston Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 6.1 mi. NE 7048  Upper Valley 


Taxon Links for species Xylorhiza confertifolia  (Cronquist) T.J. Watson

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

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