Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10556 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Juncus bufonius L.
Common name   toad rush
D.M. Barnes   4496  
Coll. Date 19 May 2005 
United States
Kane County
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" N, 112° 39'  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.


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

     Juncus bufonius L.

Common Name(s): toad rush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39227, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Juncales
                                Family: Juncaceae
                                    Genus: Juncus
                                        Species: Juncus bufonius


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10556s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04649s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04853s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07760s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13320s1.jpg 

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
05416 Asclepias welshii      "Welsh's milkweed" 1.9 mi. SE
05434 Asclepias welshii      "Welsh's milkweed" 1.9 mi. SE
05507 Bouteloua gracilis      "blue grama" 1.9 mi. SE
05422 Calamovilfa gigantea      "giant sandreed" 1.9 mi. SE
16836 Calamovilfa gigantea      "giant sandreed" 1.3 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
12009 Cyperus schweinitzii      "Schweinitz's flatsedge" 1.3 mi. SE
05672 Cyperus schweinitzii      "Schweinitz's flatsedge" 1.9 mi. SE
12008 Erigeron religiosus      "Clear Creek fleabane" 1.3 mi. SE
05420 Eriogonum cernuum      "nodding wild buckwheat" 1.9 mi. SE
12007 Eriogonum cernuum  var. psammophilum   "nodding wild buckwheat" 1.3 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  subsp. frutescens   "ball-headed gilia" 1.3 mi. SE
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
10557 Myosurus minimus      "tiny mousetail" 42 ft. E
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


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Indian Canyon Pictograph Site (Locale) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. S 5666  Yellowjacket Canyon 
Ponderosa Grove Campground (Locale) Kane County, UT 1.3 mi. W 6283  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. S   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 


Taxon Links for species Juncus bufonius  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

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