Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05913 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron utahensis A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. utahensis 
Common name   Utah fleabane
J.G. Harris   2818  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 20 May 2001 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, unnamed canyon in San Rafael Reef, ca. 2.4 km W of Little Wildhorse Canyon;
     Elev.: 5576 ft. (1700 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy soil on the Kayenta Formation. 
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 38° 35'  28" N, 110° 50'  30" 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.


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

     Erigeron utahensis var. utahensis Gray

     Erigeron utahensis var. tetrapleuris (Gray) Cronq.

Common Name(s): Utah fleabane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527971, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05913s5.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00931s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01881s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02553s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03626s3.jpg 
specimen image: 09333s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09411s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11572d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11572s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13525s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05911 Astragalus desperatus  var. desperatus   "rimrock milkvetch" same section
00981 Astragalus desperatus  var. petrophilus   "rimrock milkvetch" 1.6 mi. NW
00983 Astragalus episcopus      "Bishop's milkvetch" 1.6 mi. NW
00980 Astragalus musiniensis      "Ferron milkvetch" 1.6 mi. NW
00978 Astragalus pardalinus      "panther milkvetch" 1.6 mi. NW
00982 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" 1.6 mi. NW
05916 Chrysopsis villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" same section
05915 Cryptantha fulvocanescens      "tawny cat's eye" same section
00979 Cryptantha johnstonii      "Johnston's cat's eye" 1.6 mi. NW
05912 Fallugia paradoxa      "Apache plume" same section
05917 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. nana   "stemless four-nerve daisy" same section
00977 Phacelia crenulata  var. crenulata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.6 mi. NW
05919 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section
05914 Symphoricarpos longiflorus      "long-flowered snowberry" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bell Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Horse Valley 
Cistern Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Horse Valley 
Middle Wild Horse Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 5496  Little Wild Horse Mesa 
Bullberry Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. W 5040  Hunt Draw 
Little Wild Horse Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. S 4843  Little Wild Horse Mesa 
Cistern Tanks (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 5.2 mi. N 6322  Tomsich Butte 
Hunt Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. S   Hunt Draw 
The Big Ridge (Ridge) Emery County, UT 6 mi. N 6660  Tomsich Butte 


Taxon Links for species Erigeron utahensis  A. Gray

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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