Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05485 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Symphyotrichum foliaceum (Lindl. ex DC.) G.L. Nesom
Infraspecific    var. apricum (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom
Common name   alpine leafybract aster
Donna M. Barnes   946  
Coll. Date 16 August 2001 
United States
Summit County
Locality Highway 150, Lost Lake, S of road.
     Elev.: 9953 ft. (3034 m.)
Habitat Notes receeding lake margins, dry upland area. 
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° 40'  N, 110° 56'  W
Township Range T25N, R9E, Sec. 4, NW1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. apricum (Gray) Nesom

     Aster apricus (Gray) Rydb.
     Aster foliaceus var. apricus Gray
     Aster subspicatus var. apricus (Gray) Boivin

Common Name(s): alpine leafybract aster.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=541088, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Symphyotrichum
                                        Species: Symphyotrichum foliaceum
                                            Variety: Symphyotrichum foliaceum var. apricum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05485s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05671 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" same section
07808 Agrostis scabra      "ticklegrass" 1 mi. N
04680 Agrostis scabra      "ticklegrass" 1.1 mi. N
02294 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" same section
02295 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi      "kinnikinnick" same section
04690 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" same section
04714 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" same section
03927 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" same section
04865 Bryum pallens      "bryum moss" 1.1 mi. N
07813 Callitriche heterophylla      "twoheaded water-starwort" 1 mi. N
04722 Callitriche palustris      "vernal water-starwort" 1.1 mi. N
04686 Carex albonigra      "blackandwhite sedge" 1.1 mi. N
04664 Carex echinata      "star sedge" 1.1 mi. N
04679 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" 1.1 mi. N
04684 Carex rossii      "Ross' sedge" 1.1 mi. N
04653 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" same section
04715 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" same section
04662 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "meadow-beauty paintbrush" same section
03923 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. salicifolius   "willowleaf rubber rabbitbrush" same section
04683 Danthonia intermedia      "timber oatgrass" 1.1 mi. N
05482 Elatine brachysperma      "shortseed waterwort" same section
07810 Eleocharis parvula      "dwarf spikerush" 1 mi. N
18133 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" same section
18037 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" same section
03003 Gentiana affinis      "pleated gentian" 1 mi. NE
04663 Gentiana calycosa      "mountain bog gentian" same section
03004 Gentiana calycosa      "mountain bog gentian" 1 mi. NE
04651 Hierochloe odorata      "sweetgrass" same section
04721 Hypericum anagalloides      "tinker's penny" 1.1 mi. N
04681 Juncus mertensianus      "Mertens' rush" 1.1 mi. N
04685 Juncus parryi      "Parry's rush" 1.1 mi. N
04688 Nuphar polysepala     1.1 mi. N
04659 Nuphar polysepala     1.1 mi. N
04666 Nuphar polysepala     1.1 mi. N
07807 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed Canary grass" 1 mi. N
04717 Plantago tweedyi      "Tweedy's plantain" 1.1 mi. N
04687 Poa reflexa      "nodding bluegrass" 1.1 mi. N
04682 Poa reflexa      "nodding bluegrass" 1.1 mi. N
04691 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" same section
05483 Polygonum polygaloides  subsp. kelloggii   "Kellogg's knotweed" same section
04720 Polytrichum juniperinum      "juniper polytrichum moss" 1.1 mi. N
03067 Potentilla fruticosa     1.8 mi. NE
07809 Ranunculus flammula  var. ovalis   "creeping spearwort" 1 mi. N
18036 Rhododendron neoglandulosum      "western Labrador tea" same section
14752 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" same section
14751 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" same section
18035 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" same section
04719 Rorippa curvipes  var. integra  1.1 mi. N
07812 Rorippa sinuata      "spreading yellowcress" 1 mi. N
02292 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" same section
18039 Salix       "willow" same section
14753 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" same section
18038 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" same section
18034 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
03929 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" same section
14754 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" same section
14755 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" same section
04661 Selaginella densa      "lesser spikemoss" same section
07811 Sparganium angustifolium      "narrow-leaf bur-reed" 1 mi. N
05484 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" same section
04700 Sphagnum capillaceum     same section
04678 Spiranthes romanzoffiana  var. romanzoffiana   "hooded ladies tresses" 1.1 mi. N
04677 Swertia perennis      "felwort" 1.1 mi. N
07906 Tolypella       "stonewort" 1 mi. N
04699 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.1 mi. N
18040 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" 1.4 mi. NE
04660 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
14750 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
04701 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" same section
04718 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" 1.1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lost Lake (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 9899  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 9899  Mirror Lake 
Lost Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Mirror Lake 
Provo River Falls Overlook (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 9433  Mirror Lake 
Lilly Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1 mi. N 9922  Mirror Lake 
Lost Creek Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. N 10010  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake Number Two (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1 mi. N 9932  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake Number Two Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 1 mi. N 9932  Mirror Lake 
Lilly Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. N 9935  Mirror Lake 
Provo River Falls (Falls) Summit County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 9348  Mirror Lake 
Broadhead Meadows (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 1.2 mi. S 9515  Mirror Lake 
Broadwater Meadows (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 1.2 mi. S 9544  Mirror Lake 
Diamond Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. N 9925  Mirror Lake 
Trial Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 9886  Mirror Lake 
Upper Provo Bridge Picnic Area (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. S 9210  Mirror Lake 
Mount Cardwell (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.2 mi. E 10696  Mirror Lake 
Shoestring Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. W 9823  Mirror Lake 
Trial Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 9813  Mirror Lake 
Blizzard Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. E 10306  Mirror Lake 
Trial Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 9827  Mirror Lake 


Taxon Links for species Symphyotrichum foliaceum  (Lindl. ex DC.) G.L. Nesom

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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