Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12466 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Juncus torreyi Coville
Common name   Torrey's rush
N. Snow   8042  
Coll. Date 07 July 2000 
United States
Pueblo County
Locality Chico Basin Ranch, area adjacent to seep above Burnt Creek, just west of main road, ca 8.7 miles south-southeast of ranch headquarters.
     Elev.: 4920 ft. (1500 m.)
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 38° 25'  24" N, 104° 24'  8" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Juncus torreyi Coville

Common Name(s): torrey rush, Torrey's rush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39320, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12466s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04557s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04574s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05684s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08735s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12464 Chamaesaracha coronopus      "greenleaf five eyes" 1.6 mi. N
12465 Panicum virgatum      "switchgrass" 1.6 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Burnt Creek (Stream) Pueblo County, CO 1501 ft. W   Bar J H Ranch 
Dry Creek (Stream) Pueblo County, CO 1994 ft. SW   Pinon 
Bar J H Ranch (Locale) Pueblo County, CO 0.9 mi. S 4833  Bar J H Ranch 
Black Squirrel Creek (Stream) El Paso County, CO 1.4 mi. S   Black Forest 
May Ranch (Locale) Pueblo County, CO 3 mi. N 4964  Bar J H Ranch 
Tom Hollow (Valley) Pueblo County, CO 3.7 mi. SW   Pinon 
Tolle and Ditch Number 1 Dam (Dam) Pueblo County, CO 4.1 mi. N 4994  Bar J H Ranch 
Tolle and Ditch Reservoir Number 1 (Reservoir) Pueblo County, CO 4.1 mi. N 4994  Bar J H Ranch 
J N Holland Number 2 Dam (Dam) Pueblo County, CO 6 mi. N 5066  Hanover 
J N Holland Reservoir Number 2 (Reservoir) Pueblo County, CO 6 mi. N 5066  Hanover 


Taxon Links for species Juncus torreyi  Coville

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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