Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01359 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CyperaceaeCyperaceaeCyperaceae  
Species Carex obtusata Lilj.
Common name   obtuse sedge
Collector(s)
Kim Anderson   189  
Coll. Date 24 August 1991 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Sevier Plateau, Cottonwood Creek;
    
Habitat Notes along creek. 
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° 56'  42" N, 112° 7'  20" W
Township Range T33S, R3W, Sec. 9  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
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).
Specimen Notes Cottonwood AS. 

Taxonomy


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

     Carex obtusata Lilj.

Common Name(s): blunt sedge, obtuse sedge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39725, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Cyperaceae
                                    Genus: Carex
                                        Species: Carex obtusata
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01359s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07705s2.jpg 
07705

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01346 Agrostis       "spike bentgrass" same section
01351 Astragalus       "Rydberg's milkvetch" 1741 ft. N
01350 Bouteloua gracilis      "blue grama" 1741 ft. N
01349 Gilia       "sticky gilia" 1741 ft. N
01333 Juncus      same section
01352 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" 1741 ft. N
01332 Oenothera pallida      "pale evening primrose" same section
01265 Oenothera pallida      "pale evening primrose" same section
01361 Puccinellia       "Nuttall's alkali grass" same section
01360 Salix lasiandra  var. caudata   "greenleaf willow" same section
01331 Viguiera multiflora      "Nevada goldeneye" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
North Fork Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1100 ft. W   Adams Head 
South Fork Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1100 ft. W   Adams Head 
Dry Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.6 mi. W   Adams Head 
Window Rock (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. S 8836  Adams Head 
Lightning Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Adams Head 
Mountain Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. N 8616  Cow Creek 
Beebe Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 7592  Cow Creek 
Cherry Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. SE   Cow Creek 
Mountain Spring Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. NE 7940  Cow Creek 
North Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   Mount Dutton 
South Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   Adams Head 
North Fork Prospect Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. S   Adams Head 
South Fork Prospect Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. S   Adams Head 
South Fork Deep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.5 mi. N   Mount Dutton 
North Fork Deep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.5 mi. N   Mount Dutton 
Little Cow Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. NE   Cow Creek 
Dry Fork Rock Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. SE   Adams Head 
Mountain Spring Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. NE   Mount Dutton 

Links

Taxon Links for species Carex obtusata  Lilj.

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=Carex+obtusata

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