Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11149 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Chaenactis douglasii (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.
Infraspecific    var. douglasii 
Common name   Douglas' dusty-maiden
J.G. Harris   3953  
Coll. Date 07 July 2005 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, ridge between Reilly Canyon and Goshute Canyon.
     Elev.: 9430 ft. (2875 m.)
Habitat Notes quartzite slopes and outcrops; Cercocarpus-Artemisia community. 
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° 55'  43" N, 113° 50'  38" 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.
Specimen Notes [montana ecotype, J.A. Alexander, January 2010]. 


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

     Chaenactis douglasii var. douglasii (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.

     Chaenactis angustifolia Greene
     Chaenactis brachiata Greene
     Chaenactis brachiata var. stansburiana Stockwell
     Chaenactis cineria Stockwell
     Chaenactis douglasii var. achilleifolia (Hook. & Arn.) Gray
     Chaenactis douglasii var. glandulosa Cronq.
     Chaenactis douglasii var. montana M.E. Jones
     Chaenactis douglasii var. nana Stockwell
     Chaenactis douglasii var. rubricaulis Rydb.
     Chaenactis douglasii var. typicus Cronq.
     Chaenactis humilis Rydb.
     Chaenactis panamintensis Stockwell
     Chaenactis ramosa Stockwell
     Chaenactis rubricaulis Rydb.
     Chaenactis suksdorfii Stockwell

Common Name(s): Douglas dustymaiden, Douglas' dustymaiden, dusty-maiden.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527250, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11260 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
12171 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.2 mi. SE
09323 Aquilegia formosa  var. formosa   "western columbine" 1.5 mi. SW
11258 Astragalus miser  var. tenuifolius   "timber milkvetch" 1324 ft. E
11259 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" 1324 ft. E
11275 Boechera microphylla     same section
11147 Boechera stricta     same section
11263 Carex rossii      "Ross' sedge" 1324 ft. E
11273 Carex vallicola      "valley sedge" same section
11277 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
11134 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
11269 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" same section
12176 Ceanothus martinii      "Martin's ceanothus" same section
11153 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
07801 Chamaebatiaria millefolium      "fernbush" 1 mi. S
07803 Clematis ligusticifolia      "white virgins-bower" 1 mi. S
09324 Clematis ligusticifolia      "white virgins-bower" 1.5 mi. SW
11261 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" same section
11138 Crepis intermedia      "hybrid hawksbeard" same section
12175 Cymopterus hendersonii      "Henderson's rock parsley" same section
11135 Delphinium andersonii      "Anderson's larkspur" same section
11146 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
12174 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" same section
12180 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" 2272 ft. E
12046 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1324 ft. E
12050 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" same section
12051 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" same section
12045 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 1324 ft. E
11143 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" same section
11270 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
11139 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
12179 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" 2272 ft. E
11150 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
11145 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" same section
12047 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" 1324 ft. E
12049 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" 1324 ft. E
11131 Linum perenne  subsp. lewisii   "Lewis' blue flax" same section
11140 Lomatium foeniculaceum  var. macdougalii   "Macdougal's desert biscuitroot" same section
11267 Lomatium graveolens  var. alpinum   "alpine biscuitroot" same section
12172 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" 1.2 mi. SE
11137 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" same section
09325 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" 1.5 mi. SW
11151 Melica stricta  var. stricta   "rock onion-grass" same section
11141 Mentzelia dispersa      "bushy blazingstar" same section
11252 Minuartia rubella      "beautiful sandwort" 1324 ft. E
11255 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 1324 ft. E
07802 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 1 mi. S
11268 Pellaea breweri      "Brewer's cliff brake" same section
11132 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
11254 Penstemon leonardii  var. patricus  1324 ft. E
08025 Penstemon leonardii  var. patricus  1 mi. S
11253 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. congestus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" 1324 ft. E
12177 Penstemon speciosus      "showy beardtongue" 2272 ft. E
11264 Penstemon speciosus      "showy beardtongue" same section
11133 Penstemon watsonii      "Watson's beardtongue" same section
11265 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" same section
11262 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  same section
11148 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section
11271 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
11152 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
07805 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1 mi. S
11136 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
12173 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 1.2 mi. SE
11142 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" same section
07804 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1 mi. S
11144 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
11257 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1324 ft. E
12178 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 2272 ft. E
11274 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section
12048 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 1324 ft. E
11266 Synthyris laciniata      "western kittentails" same section
11272 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" same section
11256 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" 1324 ft. E
09326 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" 1.5 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Oro del Rey Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2695 ft. SE 8701  Goshute Canyon 
Eagles Nest Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1 mi. NE 7796  Goshute Canyon 
North Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Goshute 
Indian Squaw Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 3 mi. S 7628  Goshute Canyon 
Big Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.9 mi. SE   Goshute 
Goshute Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Goshute 
Middle Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3 mi. SE   Goshute Canyon 
Scotts Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 7664  Goshute 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Goshute 
Rock Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. E 5243  Goshute Canyon 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 9443  Goshute 
Rocky Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. W 10670  Goshute 
Reilly Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. E   Goshute 
Chimney Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 8531  Goshute 
Chokecherry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.6 mi. N   Goshute 
Abercrombie Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.2 mi. N 8045  Clifton 
Hardscrabble Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.6 mi. NE   Goshute 
South Fork Durse Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. W   Goshute 
North Fork Durse Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. W   Goshute 
The Meadows (Flat) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. SW 9206  Goshute 


Taxon Links for species Chaenactis douglasii  (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.

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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