Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16855 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pectis papposa Harv. & A. Gray
Common name   manybristle chinchweed
Steve Hegji   0180  
Coll. Date 11 November 2012 
Geography United States.  Nevada.  Clark County
Locality Mormon Mesa, I-15; 
Elev.: 2066 ft. (630 m.)
Habitat Notes roadside, Yucca brevifolia, Larrea tridentata; 
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 36° 41'  47.12" N, 36° 29'  47.62" 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 early fall rains produced an abundance of these plants 


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

     Pectis papposa Harvey & Gray

Common Name(s): cinchweed, cinchweed fetidmarigold, manybristle cinchweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=38187, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 16855s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
16861 Erodium texanum      "Texas stork's bill" 2 ft. E
16854 Thymophylla pentachaeta      "five-needled pricklyleaf" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Pectis papposa  Harv. & 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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