Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06313 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron argentatus A. Gray
Common name   plateau fleabane
R. Van Buren   381  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 07 September 1992 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Snow Lake, Skyline Drive;
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 39° 14'  50" N, 111° 27'  32" W
Township Range T18S, R4E, Sec. 15  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).
Specimen Notes Snow Lake collection site, population 3. 


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

     Erigeron argentatus Gray

Common Name(s): silver fleabane, silvery daisy.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35819, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06313s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 12851b2.jpg 
specimen image: 12851a1.jpg 
specimen image: 13242s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09557 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 747 ft. NE
03609 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
09551 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 747 ft. NE
03622 Astragalus       "timber milkvetch" same section
03624 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" same section
09899 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" 1615 ft. SW
09896 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" 1615 ft. SW
09903 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" 1615 ft. SW
06530 Astragalus striatiflorus      "escarpment milkvetch" same section
09550 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" 747 ft. NE
09546 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" 747 ft. NE
09545 Dodecatheon pulchellum  var. pulchellum   "darkthroat shootingstar" 747 ft. NE
09894 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 1615 ft. SW
09552 Erigeron formosissimus  var. formosissimus   "beautiful fleabane" 747 ft. NE
04923 Erigeron humilis      "beautiful fleabane" same section
09897 Erigeron untermannii      "Indian Canyon fleabane" 1615 ft. SW
09900 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" 1615 ft. SW
09901 Haplopappus clementis      "Clement's goldenweed" 1615 ft. SW
09902 Ipomopsis macrosiphon      "long-tube scarlet gilia" 1615 ft. SW
09555 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. lanszwertii   "Lanszwert's vetchling" 747 ft. NE
09904 Lomatium juniperinum      "juniper biscuitroot" 1615 ft. SW
09547 Melica bulbosa      "onion-grass" 747 ft. NE
09892 Minuartia macrantha      "large-flowered sandwort" 1615 ft. SW
09898 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1615 ft. SW
09558 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 747 ft. NE
09543 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" 747 ft. NE
09548 Penstemon rydbergii  var. aggregatus   "Rydberg's beardtongue" 747 ft. NE
09554 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" 747 ft. NE
09895 Physaria hemiphysaria  var. hemiphysaria   "Intermountain bladderpod" 1615 ft. SW
06536 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  same section
09549 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" 747 ft. NE
09891 Potentilla concinna      "elegant cinquefoil" 1615 ft. SW
09893 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1615 ft. SW
09553 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" 747 ft. NE
09556 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" 747 ft. NE
16805 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 747 ft. NE
09544 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 747 ft. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Snow Lake (Lake) Sanpete County, UT 1952 ft. SE 10145  Ferron Reservoir 
Jet Fox Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2654 ft. SW 10115  Ferron Reservoir 
Lake Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. S 10519  Ferron Reservoir 
Elks Knoll (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. N 10256  Danish Knoll 
Loggers Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. N 10040  Danish Knoll 
Loggers Fork Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. N 10027  Danish Knoll 
Trail Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. E 10493  Ferron Reservoir 
Cherry Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. E 10220  Danish Knoll 
Loggers Fork (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. N   Danish Knoll 
Swedish Knoll (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. NE 10420  Danish Knoll 
The Cove (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. S 9745  Ferron Reservoir 
Lowry Fork (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Danish Knoll 
South Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. N 10394  Danish Knoll 
Lake Fork Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Ferron Reservoir 
Lemons Bench (Bench) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. W 8934  Danish Knoll 
Sanpete County (Civil) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. W 9059  Ephraim 
Jolleys Hole (Basin) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. N 10033  Danish Knoll 
John August Lake (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.9 mi. N 10338  Danish Knoll 
Swens Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 8760  Danish Knoll 
Little South Fork Manti Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Ferron Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Erigeron argentatus  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

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