Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12595 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PteridaceaePteridaceae  
Species Adiantum capillus-veneris L.
Common name   common maidenhair
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5492  
Coll. Date 04 April 2007 
Geography United States.  Utah.  San Juan County
Locality slopes at the southern end of Bluff Bench, N of Mission Road (Utah Highway 162), ca. 2.5 air miles E of Bluff; 
 
Elev.: 4419 ft. (1347 m.)
Habitat Notes shady grotto, hanging garden; Navajo Sandstone. 
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° 17'  6" N, 109° 30'  3" 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):

     Adiantum capillus-veneris L.

     Adiantum capillus-veneris var. modestum (Underwood) Fern.
     Adiantum capillus-veneris var. protrusum Fern.
     Adiantum modestum Underwood

Common Name(s): common maidenhair, common maidenhair fern, venus hairfern.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=17308, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Pteridophyta
                    Class: Filicopsida
                        Order: Polypodiales
                            Family: Pteridaceae
                                Genus: Adiantum
                                    Species: Adiantum capillus-veneris
                                                                                    

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12595s1.jpg specimen image: 12595c1.jpg specimen image: 12595d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05739s2.jpg 
05739
specimen image: 07013s2.jpg 
07013
specimen image: 11056s2.jpg 
11056
specimen image: 14002s1.jpg 
14002

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12584 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
12585 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
12583 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. micranthiformis   "Colorado small-flowered milkvetch" same section
12593 Astragalus praelongus      "stinking milkvetch" same section
12601 Astragalus zionis  var. zionis   "Zion milkvetch" same section
12581 Boechera selbyi     same section
12598 Chrysopsis villosa  var. minor   "hairy goldenaster" same section
12600 Cryptantha crassisepala      "thick-sepaled cat's eye" same section
12599 Cryptantha fulvocanescens      "tawny cat's eye" same section
12591 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" same section
12586 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  same section
12592 Eriogonum wetherillii      "Wetherill's wild buckwheat" same section
12596 Erodium cicutarium      "redstem stork's bill" same section
12597 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. ivesiana   "Ives' four-nerve daisy" same section
12587 Lepidium lasiocarpum  var. georginum  same section
12590 Lupinus kingii  var. kingii   "King's lupine" same section
12582 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" same section
12589 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  same section
12594 Poa fendleriana  var. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
12588 Primula specuicola      "cave-dwelling primrose" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Saint Christophers Mission (Church) San Juan County, UT 0.7 mi. W 4337  Bluff 
Seventeen Room Ruin (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1 mi. S 4347  Recapture Pocket 
Cara Del Eco Ruins (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 4577  Bluff 
Recapture Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Abajo Peak 
Cow Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Bluff 
The Horn (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5187  Recapture Pocket 
Sunbonnet Rock (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. W 4403  Bluff 
Turquoise RV Park (Park) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. W 4334  Bluff 
Bluff Bench (Bench) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. N 5154  Bluff 
Recapture Pocket (Basin) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 4531  Recapture Pocket 
Bluff School (School) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. W 4321  Bluff 
Bluff (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. W 4324  Bluff 
Calf Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Bluff 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. W 4324  Bluff 
Bluff Cemetery (Cemetery) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. W 4413  Bluff 
Navajo Twins (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. W 4393  Bluff 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. W   Chippean Rocks 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.4 mi. W   Cream Pots 
Spring Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NW   Bluff 
Sand Island Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 4839  Bluff 

Links

Taxon Links for species Adiantum capillus-veneris  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=Adiantum+capillus%2Dveneris

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