Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L. Nesom & G.I. Baird

Sokoloff, Paul C., Freebury, Colin E., Hamilton, Paul B. & Saarela, Jeffery M., 2016, The " Martian " flora: new collections of vascular plants, lichens, fungi, algae, and cyanobacteria from the Mars Desert Research Station, Utah, Biodiversity Data Journal 4, pp. 8176-8176: 8176

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Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L. Nesom & G.I. Baird


Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L. Nesom & G.I. Baird  


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordNumber: 284; recordedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; preparations: Silica gel collection; Taxon: scientificName: Ericamerianauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L. Nesom & G.I. Baird; kingdom: Plantae; phylum: Angiosperms; class: Eudicots; order: Asterales; family: Asteraceae; genus: Ericameria; specificEpithet: nauseosa; taxonRank: Species; scientificNameAuthorship: (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L. Nesom & G.I. Baird; Location: continent: North America; country: United States of America; countryCode: USA; stateProvince: Utah; county: Wayne County; municipality: Hanksville; locality: Mars Desert Research Station ; verbatimLocality: Kent's Reservoir, 1.14 km north of Mars Desert Research Station, just west of Cow Dung Road; verbatimElevation: 1371 m; verbatimLatitude: 38°25'28.4"N; verbatimLongitude: 110°47'17.29"W; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; dateIdentified: 2015; identificationRemarks: Unable to determine to variety as no stigmatic appendages present; Event: verbatimEventDate: November 22, 2014; habitat: Moist desert flats; Record Level: institutionID: CMN; collectionID: CAN 607481; collectionCode: CAN, UTC; basisOfRecord: Preserved Specimen GoogleMaps  


Ericameria nauseosa   was abundant along Cow Dung Road due north of MDRS, in the lowlands between rocky outcrops between MDRS and the Burpee Dinosaur Quarry (Fig. 27). Welsh et al. (1993) treats this species as Chrysothamnus nauseous   (Pallas ex Pursh) Britton, with 14 varieties in Utah. Four of these varieties ( C. nauseous var. consimilis   (Greene) Hall, C. nauseous var. gnaphaloides   (Greene) Hall, C. nauseous var. junceus   (Greene) Hall, and C. nauseous var. leiospermus   (Gray) Hall) were previously reported for the nearby San Rafael Swell ( Harris 1983). Urbatshc et al. (2006), whose treatment we follow here, accept 21 varieties in North America; however we were unable to identify our specimen to variety as the diagnostic phyllaries were missing.

Supplemental File: CAN 607481 (Suppl. material 32).