Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06047 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
SelaginellaceaeSelaginellaceae  
Species Selaginella watsonii Underw.
Common name   Watson's spikemoss
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2010  
Coll. Date 19 June 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality Pine Creek Overlook Trail, just E of first tunnel, E side of Zion National Park;
    
Habitat Notes narrrow wash, in sandstone rock face. 
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° 12'  49" N, 112° 56'  33" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Specimen Notes [TRS in original notes, T41S R9W S19, is along Clear Creek E of the second tunnel, not the same locality as the label, J. Alexander, October 2015] 

Taxonomy


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

     Selaginella watsonii Underwood

Common Name(s): alpine spikemoss, Watson's spikemoss, Watson's spike-moss.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=17101, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Lycopodiophyta
                    Class: Lycopodiopsida
                        Order: Selaginellales
                            Family: Selaginellaceae
                                Genus: Selaginella
                                    Species: Selaginella watsonii
                                                                                    

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06047s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06289s3.jpg 
06289
specimen image: 06362s2.jpg 
06362
specimen image: 07357s2.jpg 
07357
specimen image: 08076s2.jpg 
08076
specimen image: 09152s2.jpg 
09152
specimen image: 09152f1.jpg 
09152
specimen image: 11171s2.jpg 
11171
specimen image: 11443s3.jpg 
11443
specimen image: 12227a1.jpg 
12227
specimen image: 12227s2.jpg 
12227

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05146 Asplenium resiliens      "blackstem spleenwort" 902 ft. NW
06048 Bromus ciliatus      "fringed brome" same section
06046 Chrysopsis jonesii      "Jones' goldenaster" same section
05692 Dichanthelium oligosanthes      "Heller's rosette grass" 2985 ft. W
05155 Dryopteris filix-mas      "male fern" 902 ft. NW
06541 Erigeron religiosus      "Clear Creek fleabane" same section
06045 Pellaea glabella      "smooth cliffbrake" same section
06042 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
06044 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" same section
06534 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" same section
06532 Poa reflexa      "nodding bluegrass" same section
06533 Trisetum spicatum      "spike trisetum" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pine Creek Gorge (Basin) Washington County, UT 404 ft. SE 5171  Springdale East 
The Great Arch (Arch) Washington County, UT 557 ft. W 5207  Springdale East 
Canyon Overlook Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 984 ft. N 5909  Springdale East 
Canyon Overlook (Locale) Washington County, UT 984 ft. N 5909  Springdale East 
Gifford Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 921 ft. SE   Springdale East 
Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Tunnel (Tunnel) Washington County, UT 1339 ft. SW 5233  Springdale East 
Clear Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2151 ft. E   Clear Creek Mountain 
The East Temple (Summit) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 7737  Springdale East 
Hepworth Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Springdale East 
Twin Brothers (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 6841  Springdale East 
Mount Spry (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. W 5588  Springdale East 
Mountain of the Sun (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N 6651  Springdale East 
Deertrap Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. N 6503  Springdale East 
Bridge Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W 6569  Springdale East 
Pine Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Springdale East 
Court of the Patriarchs (Valley) Washington County, UT 2 mi. NW   Springdale East 
Virgin River Bridge (Bridge) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. W 4023  Springdale East 
Wylie Retreat (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N 5725  Springdale East 
Sand Bench Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 4413  Springdale East 
Watchman Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 4311  Springdale East 

Links

Taxon Links for species Selaginella watsonii  Underw.

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=Selaginella+watsonii

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