Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08893 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Hymenoxys richardsonii (Hook.) Cockerell
Infraspecific    var. richardsonii 
Common name   Richardson's rubberweed
Donna M. Barnes   3485  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 10 June 2003 
United States
Daggett County
Locality Sheep Creek Geologic Loop (FR 218), E side of Hope Creek, ca. 1.25 road miles SE of Palisades Memorial Park, Uinta Mountains;
     Elev.: 7485 ft. (2282 m.)
Habitat Notes disturbed roadside, Weber Sandstone 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 40° 54'  1" N, 109° 47'  27" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Hymenoxys richardsonii var. richardsonii (Hook.) Cockerell

     Actinea richardsonii (Hook.) Kuntze
     Picradenia richardsonii Hook.

Common Name(s): Colorado rubberweed, pingue hymenoxys, pingue rubberweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528537, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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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.
08872 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" 1 mi. W
08869 Astragalus spatulatus      "tufted milkvetch" 1 mi. W
08868 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. neglecta   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1 mi. W
08878 Boechera lyallii     1 mi. W
08870 Castilleja flava  var. flava   "yellow paintbrush" 1 mi. W
08865 Cerastium arvense  subsp. strictum   "field chickweed" 1 mi. W
08873 Crepis occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "western hawksbeard" 1 mi. W
08877 Draba oligosperma  var. juniperina   "juniper whitlow-cress" 1 mi. W
08866 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 1 mi. W
08871 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1 mi. W
08875 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" 1 mi. W
08874 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. richardsonii   "Richardson's rubberweed" 1 mi. W
08876 Lesquerella alpina  var. alpina   "alpine bladderpod" 1 mi. W
08879 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" 1 mi. W
08894 Penstemon humilis  var. humilis   "low beardtongue" same section
08880 Poa compressa      "Canada bluegrass" 1 mi. W
18058 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" same section
18059 Salix eriocephala      "Missouri River willow" same section
08867 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Palisade Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 0.6 mi. NW 7054  Jessen Butte 
Palisades Memorial Park (Park) Daggett County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 7018  Jessen Butte 
Hope Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 0.7 mi. NW   Jessen Butte 
Mahogany Draw (Valley) Daggett County, UT 0.8 mi. NW   Jessen Butte 
Big Spring (Spring) Daggett County, UT 0.9 mi. N 6972  Jessen Butte 
Whiskey Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Jessen Butte 
Sheep Creek Canyon Geological Area (Area) Daggett County, UT 1.4 mi. W 7914  Jessen Butte 
Ute Mountain (Summit) Daggett County, UT 2 mi. S 8836  Leidy Peak 
Half Moon Park (Flat) Daggett County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 8488  Jessen Butte 
Windy Ridge (Ridge) Daggett County, UT 1.9 mi. E 8393  Jessen Butte 
Browne Lake (Reservoir) Daggett County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 8419  Leidy Peak 
Browne Lake Dam (Dam) Daggett County, UT 2.7 mi. S 8291  Leidy Peak 
Browne Lake (Reservoir) Daggett County, UT 2.7 mi. S 8291  Leidy Peak 
Lodgepole Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Phil Pico Mountain 
Sheep Creek Hill (Summit) Daggett County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 7874  Jessen Butte 
Brown Lake Campground (Locale) Daggett County, UT 2.9 mi. S 8311  Leidy Peak 
Beaver Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Whiterocks Lake 
Weyman Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Whiterocks Lake 
West Fork Carter Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 3 mi. S   Whiterocks Lake 
Middle Fork Carter Creek (Stream) Daggett County, UT 3.4 mi. S   Leidy Peak 


Taxon Links for species Hymenoxys richardsonii  (Hook.) Cockerell

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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