Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00725 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Carex praegracilis W. Boott
Common name   clustered field sedge
R. Collins   71  
Coll. Date 06 June 1979 
United States
Juab County
Locality Ponderosa Campground, up Pole Canyon off Highway 11 near Nephi.
     Elev.: 6600 ft. (2012 m.)
Habitat Notes ponderosa-fir community. 
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 39° 46'  31" N, 111° 42'  16" W
Township Range T12S, R2E, Sec. 16  
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).


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

     Carex praegracilis W. Boott

     Carex camporum Mackenzie

Common Name(s): clustered field sedge, slim sedge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39767, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00725s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02114s3.jpg 
specimen image: 02398s3.jpg 
specimen image: 03541s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09867s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00726 Abies concolor      "white fir" same section
00802 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" 1 mi. W
04350 Apocynum androsaemifolium  var. androsaemifolium   "spreading dogbane" same section
00722 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1 mi. N
04363 Collomia grandiflora      "grand collomia" 1.4 mi. SW
00723 Crepis occidentalis  var. pumila   "western hawksbeard" 1 mi. N
00728 Geranium richardsonii      "Richardson's geranium" same section
00783 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1 mi. N
07484 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" 1 mi. W
00727 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. pallescens   "pale Lanszwert's vetchling" same section
04361 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" same section
00724 Pinus ponderosa      "ponderosa pine" same section
00720 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1 mi. N
00721 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" 1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ponderosa Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 6290  Nebo Basin 
McCune Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 0.8 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
Andrews Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Mona 
Red Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Salt Spring Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Lunt Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Cow Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Nebo Basin 
Trail Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 1.1 mi. E 7172  Nebo Basin 
Red Creek Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 7261  Nebo Basin 
Cottonwood Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 1.1 mi. W 6592  Nebo Basin 
Tryan Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Rolley Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Nebo Basin 
Bear Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6631  Nebo Basin 
Haystack Hill (Summit) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7307  Fountain Green North 
Devils Kitchen (Area) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 8262  Nebo Basin 


Taxon Links for species Carex praegracilis  W. Boott

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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