Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10557 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
RanunculaceaeRanunculaceaeRanunculaceae  
Species Myosurus minimus L.
Common name   tiny mousetail
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4495  
Coll. Date 19 May 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane
Locality NW of Coral Pink Sand Dune State Park.
     Elev.: 6067 ft. (1850 m.)
Habitat Notes red sand dunes, wet sandy soil near standing water at road edge. 
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 37° 5'  42.1" N, 112° 39'  5.5" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Myosurus minimus Linnaeus

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18786, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Myosurus
                                        Species: Myosurus minimus
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10557s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05844s1.jpg 
05844
specimen image: 07546s1.jpg 
07546

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05509 Ambrosia acanthicarpa      "flatspine bur ragweed" 1.9 mi. SE
05433 Artemisia campestris  var. scouleriana   "Pacific sagewort" 1.9 mi. SE
05434 Asclepias welshii      "Welsh's milkweed" 1.9 mi. SE
05416 Asclepias welshii      "Welsh's milkweed" 1.9 mi. SE
05507 Bouteloua gracilis      "blue grama" 1.9 mi. SE
16836 Calamovilfa gigantea      "giant sandreed" 1.3 mi. SE
05422 Calamovilfa gigantea      "giant sandreed" 1.9 mi. SE
12012 Calamovilfa gigantea      "giant sandreed" 1.3 mi. SE
05424 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1.9 mi. SE
05423 Chamaesyce parryi      "Parry's sandmat" 1.9 mi. SE
05672 Cyperus schweinitzii      "Schweinitz's flatsedge" 1.9 mi. SE
12009 Cyperus schweinitzii      "Schweinitz's flatsedge" 1.3 mi. SE
12008 Erigeron religiosus      "Clear Creek fleabane" 1.3 mi. SE
12007 Eriogonum cernuum      "nodding wild buckwheat" 1.3 mi. SE
05420 Eriogonum cernuum      "nodding wild buckwheat" 1.9 mi. SE
12006 Eriogonum racemosum  var. zionis  1.3 mi. SE
05522 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" 1.9 mi. SE
05431 Ipomopsis congesta  var. frutescens   "ball-headed gilia" 1.9 mi. SE
12013 Ipomopsis congesta  ssp. frutescens   "ball-headed gilia" 1.3 mi. SE
10556 Juncus bufonius      "toad rush" 42 ft. W
05521 Leptosiphon nuttallii      "Nuttall's linanthus" 1.9 mi. SE
12010 Linanthus pungens      "granite prickly phlox" 1.3 mi. SE
05504 Machaeranthera canescens  var. aristata   "San Juan tansy aster" 1.9 mi. SE
12011 Muhlenbergia pungens      "sandhill muhly" 1.3 mi. SE
05505 Muhlenbergia pungens      "sandhill muhly" 1.9 mi. SE
05419 Polygonum douglasii  var. johnstonii  1.9 mi. SE
05506 Redfieldia flexuosa      "blowout grass" 1.9 mi. SE
05432 Reverchonia arenaria      "sand reverchonia" 1.9 mi. SE
05767 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1.9 mi. SE
05421 Senecio spartioides  var. spartioides   "broom ragwort" 1.9 mi. SE
05418 Tradescantia occidentalis  var. occidentalis   "prairie spiderwort" 1.9 mi. SE
05417 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" 1.9 mi. SE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ponderosa Grove Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 1.3 mi. W 6283  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Indian Canyon Pictograph Site (Locale) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. S 5666  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Sand Springs Overnight Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6204  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Sand Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 6247  Yellowjacket Canyon 
South Fork Indian Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Yellowjacket Canyon 
Farm Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Yellowjacket Canyon 
Water Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Yellowjacket Canyon 
Yellowjacket Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 2.2 mi. W 6172  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Indian Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Yellowjacket Canyon 
Monument Knoll (Summit) Kane County, UT 3 mi. N 5932  Mount Carmel 
Yellowjacket Picnic Site (Park) Kane County, UT 3.1 mi. W 6214  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Yellowjacket Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Yellowjacket Canyon 
Red Knoll (Summit) Kane County, UT 4.1 mi. N 6388  Mount Carmel 
Sethys Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   Yellowjacket Canyon 
Clay Flat (Flat) Kane County, UT 4.7 mi. N 5561  Mount Carmel 
Cottonwood Point (Summit) Kane County, UT 5.1 mi. S 5164  Kanab 
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Reserve (Park) Kane County, UT 5.3 mi. SW 5925  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Moquith Mountains (Range) Kane County, UT 5.9 mi. SW 6893  Yellowjacket Canyon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Myosurus minimus  L.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Myosurus+minimus

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