Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05255 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AzollaceaeSalviniaceae  
Species Azolla mexicana Schltdl. & Cham. ex C. Presl
Common name   Mexican mosquitofern
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2001-165  
   with D. Aristizabal
Coll. Date 11 July 2001 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Utah County
Locality S of Springville Fish Hatchery. 
 
Habitat Notes on stillwater in open stream. 
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 40° 10'  51" N, 111° 36'  59" W
Township Range T7S, R3E, Sec. 28  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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
                                                                                    

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05255s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07836s2.jpg 
07836
specimen image: 10293s3.jpg 
10293
specimen image: 13404s1.jpg 
13404

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00213 Astragalus oophorus  var. caulescens   "pallid egg milkvetch" 1.4 mi. NW
00392 Astragalus oophorus  var. caulescens   "pallid egg milkvetch" 1.3 mi. N
00378 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1.4 mi. NW
01680 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 1.4 mi. NW
01415 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1 mi. N
01419 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus   "yellow rabbitbrush" 1.4 mi. NW
01682 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.4 mi. NW
01686 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1.4 mi. NW
01417 Eremogone macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" 1.4 mi. NW
01683 Fragaria virginiana  ssp. glauca   "mountain strawberry" 1.4 mi. NW
00177 Fumaria officinalis      "drug fumitory" 1.1 mi. S
05900 Hordeum murinum      "mouse barley" 1 mi. S
00346 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1.4 mi. NW
01418 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1.4 mi. NW
00394 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. brachycalyx   "Bonneville sweetpea" 1.4 mi. NW
00393 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. brachycalyx   "Bonneville sweetpea" 1.4 mi. NW
01684 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" 1.4 mi. NW
01249 Lygodesmia spinosa      "thorn skeletonweed" 1.4 mi. NW
00349 Malus pumila      "cultivated apple" 1.4 mi. NW
00196 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 1.4 mi. NW
00220 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" 1.4 mi. NW
01685 Mitella stauropetala  var. stenopetala   "drywoods miterwort" 1.4 mi. NW
11316 Onobrychis viciifolia      "sainfoin" 1.4 mi. NW
01416 Pachystima myrsinites     1.4 mi. NW
00342 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1.4 mi. NW
01421 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.4 mi. NW
00364 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.4 mi. NW
02172 Purshia mexicana  var. stansburyana   "Stansbury's cliffrose" 1.4 mi. NW
14615 Rhus glabra      "smooth sumac" same section
00207 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" 1.4 mi. NW
00420 Sambucus caerulea     1.4 mi. NW
05896 Sclerochloa dura      "common hardgrass" 1 mi. S
01420 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.4 mi. NW
00251 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1.4 mi. NW
00212 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1.4 mi. NW
00493 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" 1.4 mi. NW
14616 Ulmus pumila      "Siberian elm" same section
02749 Urtica dioica  var. occidentalis  1.4 mi. NW
01681 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 1.4 mi. NW
00216 Zigadenus paniculatus      "foothill deathcamas" 1.4 mi. NW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Rock Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2624 ft. N   Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. SE 4557  Springville 
Faith Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 4570  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 4574  Springville 
Lincoln School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 4580  Springville 
Springville (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4580  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SE 4570  Springville 
Ironton (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 4584  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 4587  Springville 
Springville Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 4587  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 4587  Springville 
Springville Community Presbyterian Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 4590  Springville 
Springville City Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4584  Springville 
Wagon Wheel Trailer Park (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4590  Springville 
Springville Middle School (School) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4597  Springville 
Westside School (School) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S 4584  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 4600  Springville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 4610  Springville 
Springville Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 4518  Provo 
Art City School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 4600  Springville 

Links

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

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

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