Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10806 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Arnica parryi A. Gray
Common name   Parry's arnica
Donna M. Barnes   4720  
Coll. Date 02 August 2005 
United States
San Juan County
Locality connecting road from Geyser Pass to Dark Canyon, [La Sal Mountains, Geyser Pass Road, N of Dark Canyon];
     Elev.: 10402 ft. (3171 m.)
Habitat Notes spruce-fir community; near stream, saturated soils. 
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° 28'  42" N, 109° 13'  34" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Arnica parryi Gray

Common Name(s): nodding arnica, Parry's arnica.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36574, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10806s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00925s3.jpg 
specimen image: 06626s3.jpg 
specimen image: 10793s4.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06644 Aquilegia coerulea      "Colorado columbine" 1 mi. W
06645 Aquilegia coerulea      "Colorado columbine" 1 mi. W
06643 Aquilegia elegantula      "western red columbine" 1.3 mi. SW
10824 Aquilegia elegantula      "western red columbine" 1.7 mi. S
06651 Arenaria congesta     2125 ft. SW
06624 Arnica cordifolia      "heart-leaf arnica" 2125 ft. SW
06625 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" 2125 ft. SW
06626 Arnica parryi      "Parry's arnica" 2125 ft. SW
10802 Arnica x diversifolia  hybrid [amplexicaulis or mollis x cordifolia or latifolia]   "hybrid arnica" same section
06654 Cardamine cordifolia      "heart-leaf bittercress" 2125 ft. SW
10827 Carex bella      "southwestern showy sedge" 1.7 mi. S
10849 Castilleja occidentalis      "western yellow paintbrush" 1 mi. N
06656 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "sulphur paintbrush" 2125 ft. SW
06658 Conioselinum scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain hemlock parsley" 2125 ft. SW
10848 Cymopterus hendersonii      "Henderson's rock parsley" 1 mi. N
06627 Delphinium occidentale  var. barbeyi   "subalpine larkspur" 2125 ft. SW
06649 Epilobium angustifolium     1 mi. W
10852 Eremogone fendleri      "Fendler's sandwort" 1 mi. N
06632 Erigeron elatior      "tall fleabane" 2125 ft. SW
10853 Festuca idahoensis  subsp. idahoensis   "Idaho fescue" 1 mi. N
06630 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" 2125 ft. SW
06629 Helianthella quinquenervis      "fivenerve little sunflower" 2125 ft. SW
06631 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 2125 ft. SW
10804 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" same section
06621 Heterotheca villosa      "hairy goldenaster" 2125 ft. SW
10807 Juncus mertensianus      "Mertens' rush" same section
10790 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. leucanthus   "white-flowered Lanszwert's vetchling" 1.7 mi. NE
10826 Luzula parviflora      "smallflowered woodrush" 1.7 mi. S
10851 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1 mi. N
06648 Pedicularis bracteosa      "Payson's towering lousewort" 1 mi. W
10850 Pedicularis bracteosa  var. paysoniana   "Payson's towering lousewort" 1 mi. N
10803 Pedicularis bracteosa  var. paysoniana   "Payson's towering lousewort" same section
06650 Pedicularis racemosa      "sickle-top lousewort" 2125 ft. SW
10800 Pedicularis racemosa  var. alba   "sickle-top lousewort" same section
06647 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1 mi. W
10855 Phacelia hastata      "silverleaf scorpionweed" 1 mi. N
06660 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" 2125 ft. SW
06661 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 2125 ft. SW
06646 Polemonium pulcherrimum     1 mi. W
10828 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  1.7 mi. S
06659 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 2125 ft. SW
06655 Potentilla gracilis  var. pulcherrima   "beautiful cinquefoil" 2125 ft. SW
06653 Saxifraga odontoloma      "brook saxifrage" 2125 ft. SW
10805 Saxifraga odontoloma      "brook saxifrage" same section
06623 Senecio triangularis      "arrow-leaf ragwort" 2125 ft. SW
10854 Sibbaldia procumbens      "creeping sibbaldia" 1 mi. N
06628 Solidago multiradiata      "low goldenrod" 2125 ft. SW
10825 Thermopsis montana      "mountain goldenbanner" 1.7 mi. S
10801 Trifolium kingii  var. kingii   "King's clover" same section
10798 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" same section
06657 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 2125 ft. SW
06622 Viguiera multiflora  var. multiflora   "showy goldeneye" 2125 ft. SW
06652 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" 2125 ft. SW
10799 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Geyser Pass (Gap) San Juan County, UT 0.6 mi. N 10532  Mount Peale 
Mount Mellenthin (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. S 12592  Mount Peale 
Blue Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 10063  Mount Peale 
Burro Pass (Gap) Grand County, UT 1.7 mi. N 11175  Mount Waas 
Haystack Mountain (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 11621  Mount Peale 
Mount Tomasaki (Summit) Grand County, UT 2 mi. NE 12097  Mount Waas 
La Sal Mountains (Range) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. S 11667  Mount Peale 
Manns Peak (Summit) Grand County, UT 2.5 mi. N 12153  Mount Waas 
Dark Canyon Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 9951  Mount Peale 
Clark Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 9403  Mount Tukuhnikivatz 
Gold Basin (Basin) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. W 10066  Mount Tukuhnikivatz 
Mount Peale (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. S 12661  Mount Peale 
Dry Fork Mill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Mount Waas 
Gold Basin Tower (Tower) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 10004  Mount Tukuhnikivatz 
Wet Fork Mill Creek (Stream) Grand County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Mount Waas 
Mount Tukuhnikivatz (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 12468  Mount Tukuhnikivatz 
Dark Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Mount Peale 
Oowah Campground (Locale) Grand County, UT 3 mi. NW 8806  Warner Lake 
Lake Oowah Dam (Dam) Grand County, UT 3 mi. NW 8793  Warner Lake 
Lake Oowah (Reservoir) Grand County, UT 3 mi. NW 8793  Warner Lake 


Taxon Links for species Arnica parryi  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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