Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05674 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Juncus alpinus Vill.
Donna M. Barnes   1052  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 10 August 2001 
United States
Summit County
Locality East Canyon Creek just S of reservoir, road 65, N of Park City.
     Elev.: 5776 ft. (1761 m.)
Habitat Notes stream, on sandbar, stream margin. 
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° 52'  N, 111° 34'  W
Township Range T2N, R3E, Sec. 26  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. nodulosus (Wahlenb.) Hämet-Ahti

     Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. americanus (Farw.) Hämet-Ahti
     Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. fuscescens (Fern.) Hämet-Ahti
     Juncus alpinus auct. non Vill.
     Juncus alpinus var. fuscescens Fern.
     Juncus alpinus ssp. nodulosus (Wahlenb.) Lindm.
     Juncus alpinus var. rariflorus Hartman
     Juncus alpinus var. uniceps Hartman
     Juncus richardsonianus J.A. Schultes

Common Name(s): northern green rush, northern green rush, alpine rush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524194, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Juncales
                                Family: Juncaceae
                                    Genus: Juncus
                                        Species: Juncus alpinoarticulatus
                                            Subspecies: Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. nodulosus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05674s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00018s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07639s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05681 Artemisia biennis      "biennial wormwood" same section
05677 Bidens cernua      "nodding beggarticks" same section
05534 Chenopodium glaucum  var. salinum  same section
05535 Crypsis alopecuroides      "foxtail prickle grass" same section
05682 Polygonum lapathifolium      "curlytop knotweed" same section
05755 Potamogeton crispus      "curly pondweed" same section
05533 Rorippa tenerrima      "Modoc yellowcress" same section
05673 Rumex maritimus      "golden dock" same section
05756 Scirpus validus     same section
05680 Solidago velutina      "three-nerved goldenrod" same section
05532 Veronica anagallis-aquatica      "water speedwell" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sheep Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 1 mi. S   Big Dutch Hollow 
Kurzy Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Big Dutch Hollow 
Monument Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 1 mi. NW   Mountain Dell 
Rabbit Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1.1 mi. N   East Canyon Reservoir 
Dead Ox Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1.1 mi. NW   Porterville 
Macfarlane Ranch (Locale) Morgan County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 5889  Big Dutch Hollow 
Big Dutch Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1.4 mi. SW   Big Dutch Hollow 
Bauchmanns Pony Express Station Historical Marker (Park) Morgan County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 5791  Big Dutch Hollow 
Little Dutch Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 1.4 mi. SW   Mountain Dell 
Camp Clayton Historical Marker (Park) Morgan County, UT 2 mi. SW 5945  Big Dutch Hollow 
Quaking Asp Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 2 mi. SW   Mountain Dell 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.2 mi. N   East Canyon Reservoir 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2 mi. N   Porterville 
Grants Grave (Locale) Morgan County, UT 2.3 mi. N 6142  East Canyon Reservoir 
Right Fork Taylor Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Wanship 
Left Fork Taylor Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   East Canyon Reservoir 
Clark Spring (Spring) Morgan County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 6772  East Canyon Reservoir 
Taylor Hollow (Valley) Morgan County, UT 2.4 mi. N   East Canyon Reservoir 
Dry Pine Creek (Stream) Morgan County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Porterville 
East Canyon Campground (Locale) Morgan County, UT 2.5 mi. N 5801  East Canyon Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Juncus alpinus  Vill.

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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