Scabrethia scabra (Hook.) W.A. Weber

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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Scabrethia scabra (Hook.) W.A. Weber


Scabrethia scabra (Hook.) W.A. Weber  


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordNumber: 280; recordedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; Taxon: scientificName: Scabrethiascabra (Hook.) W.A. Weber; kingdom: Plantae; phylum: Angiosperms; class: Eudicots; order: Asterales; family: Asteraceae; genus: Scabrethia; specificEpithet: scabra; taxonRank: Species; scientificNameAuthorship: (Hook.) W.A. Weber; Location: continent: North America; country: United States of America; countryCode: USA; stateProvince: Utah; county: Wayne County; municipality: Hanksville; locality: Mars Desert Research Station ; verbatimLocality: "Comm check" hill, 1.7 km northeast of Mars Desert Research Station, just west of Cow Dung Road; verbatimElevation: 1371 m; verbatimLatitude: 38°25'3.15"N; verbatimLongitude: 110°46'54.59"W; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Sokoloff, Paul C.; dateIdentified: 2015; identificationRemarks: Unable to determine to subspecies, as no phyllaries present; Event: verbatimEventDate: November 22, 2014; habitat: Conglomerate sandstone hilltop dominated by Artemisia and Ephedra; Record Level: institutionID: CMN; collectionID: CAN 607479; collectionCode: CAN, UTC; basisOfRecord: Preserved Specimen GoogleMaps  


Previously reported for the nearby San Rafael Swell as Wyethia scabra   Hook. ( Harris 1983), we follow Weber (2006), who had previously placed this species in Scabrethia   ( Weber 1998). We were unable to identify this specimen to subspecies as the diagnostic phyllaries were missing (Fig. 29) .

Supplemental File: CAN 607479 (Suppl. material 38).