Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13404 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Azolla mexicana Schltdl. & Cham. ex C. Presl
Common name   Mexican mosquitofern
L. Koepke   200905052  
Coll. Date 05 May 2009 
United States
Clatsop County
Locality Lewis and Clark National Historical Park Park, Fort Stevens, waterway off road at intersection at roads to Coffenbury Lake and Hammond.
     Elev.: 39 ft. (12 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 46° 11'  48.6" N, 123° 58'  43.33" W
Datum Not recorded
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.
Specimen Notes forming carpet over water surface, aspect 0 degrees, slope 0%, Accession # LEWI-00185, Catalog # LEWI 3779 DUP. 


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

     Azolla mexicana Schlecht. & Cham. ex K. Presl

Common Name(s): Mexican azolla, Mexican mosquitofern.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18009, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Pteridophyta
                    Class: Filicopsida
                        Order: Hydropteridales
                            Family: Azollaceae
                                Genus: Azolla
                                    Species: Azolla mexicana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13404s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05255s3.jpg 
specimen image: 07836s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10293s3.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Battery Russell (historical) (Park) Clatsop County, OR 1345 ft. SE 26  Warrenton 
Fort Stevens State Park (Park) Clatsop County, OR 2338 ft. NE 23  Warrenton 
Swash Lake (Lake) Clatsop County, OR 2684 ft. NE Warrenton 
Point Adams (Cape) Clatsop County, OR 1.1 mi. N Warrenton 
Fort Stevens (Populated Place) Clatsop County, OR 0.9 mi. E 26  Warrenton 
Fort Stevens Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Clatsop County, OR 0.9 mi. E 26  Warrenton 
Soldiers Cemetery (Cemetery) Clatsop County, OR 0.9 mi. E 59  Warrenton 
Jetty Lagoon (Lake) Clatsop County, OR 1.4 mi. N -13  Warrenton 
South Jetty (Dam) Clatsop County, OR 1.5 mi. N -16  Warrenton 
Kindred Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Clatsop County, OR 1.3 mi. E 30  Warrenton 
Potato Lake (Lake) Clatsop County, OR 1.5 mi. SE 26  Warrenton 
Hammond (Populated Place) Clatsop County, OR 1.3 mi. E 13  Warrenton 
Hammond Post Office (Post Office) Clatsop County, OR 1.3 mi. E 13  Warrenton 
Fort Stevens Station (historical) (Locale) Clatsop County, OR 1.4 mi. NE Warrenton 
Hammond Boat Basin (Basin) Clatsop County, OR 1.4 mi. E 26  Warrenton 
Abbot Lake (Lake) Clatsop County, OR 1.7 mi. SE 13  Warrenton 
Upper Desdemona Shoal (Channel) Clatsop County, OR 1.7 mi. NE -10  Warrenton 
Jetty Sands (Bar) Clatsop County, OR 2 mi. N Warrenton 
Coffenbury Lake (Lake) Clatsop County, OR 2 mi. SE 20  Warrenton 
Beaver Lake (Lake) Clatsop County, OR 2 mi. SE 30  Warrenton 


Taxon Links for species Azolla mexicana  Schltdl. & Cham. ex C. Presl

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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