Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00312 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CyperaceaeCyperaceaeCyperaceae  
Species Carex microptera Mack.
Common name   smallwing sedge
Collector(s)
S. Shipton   34  
Coll. Date 02 June 1989 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Lehi area.
    
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° 27'  21" N, 111° 35'  50" W
Township Range T4S, R3E  
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):

     Carex microptera Mackenzie

     Carex festivella Mackenzie
     Carex limnophila F.J. Herm.
     Carex macloviana ssp. festivella (Mackenzie) A.& D. Löve
     Carex macloviana var. microptera (Mackenzie) Boivin
     Carex microptera var. crassinervia F.J. Herm.
     Carex microptera var. limnophila (F.J. Herm.) Dorn

Common Name(s): ovalhead sedge, smallwing sedge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39699, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00312s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00684
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00894
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00917
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00938
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01029
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01261
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01960
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03545
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03546
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03547
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03548
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04418
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04484
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07040
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07470
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08075
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09866 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1.4 mi. N
08852 Allium bisceptrum      "twincrest wild onion" 1.7 mi. SE
08850 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" 1.7 mi. SE
07542 Alopecurus pratensis      "meadow foxtail" 1.6 mi. S
02832 Arnica cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf arnica" 1.4 mi. SE
15342 Betula       "birch" same section
05184 Carex athrostachya      "slenderbeak sedge" 1.7 mi. W
07541 Carex lenticularis  var. lipocarpa   "Kellogg's sedge" 1.6 mi. S
09864 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.4 mi. N
01628 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1 mi. W
02760 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" same section
05188 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" 1.7 mi. W
05200 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1.7 mi. W
07539 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. S
01744 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
01629 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1 mi. W
04368 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1.4 mi. SE
05185 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" 1.7 mi. W
01776 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1.4 mi. SE
02925 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" same section
09865 Herrickia wasatchensis      "Wasatch aster" 1.4 mi. N
08856 Hesperochiron pumilus      "dwarf hesperochiron" 1.7 mi. SE
07540 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1.6 mi. S
08849 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 1.7 mi. SE
09863 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" 1.4 mi. N
09862 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" 1.4 mi. N
08855 Montia chamissoi      "water minerslettuce" 1.7 mi. SE
08854 Nemophila breviflora      "basin nemophila" 1.7 mi. SE
01627 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1 mi. W
02924 Polygonum douglasii  var. johnstonii  same section
07538 Potentilla gracilis  var. fastigiata   "slender cinquefoil" 1.6 mi. S
05199 Ranunculus gmelinii      "Gmelin's buttercup" 1.7 mi. W
04345 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" 1.4 mi. NE
00486 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section
07543 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" 1.6 mi. S
07544 Valeriana edulis      "tobacco root" 1.6 mi. S
08848 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" 1.7 mi. SE
08851 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.7 mi. SE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mill Canyon Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 8281  Aspen Grove 
Tooth Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. E 7261  Aspen Grove 
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W 8045  Aspen Grove 
Summit Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 8068  Aspen Grove 
Forest Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 7710  Aspen Grove 
Lame Horse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7920  Aspen Grove 
Big Tree Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7799  Aspen Grove 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N 9492  Aspen Grove 
Pine Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S 7389  Aspen Grove 
Cascade Springs (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. E 6300  Aspen Grove 
Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon Peak (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. N 10270  Aspen Grove 
Altamont Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 7248  Timpanogos Cave 
The Cove (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. E 6608  Aspen Grove 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Aspen Grove 
Timpooneke Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 7300  Timpanogos Cave 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. W 6503  Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell Organization Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. W 6470  Timpanogos Cave 
Mount Timpanogos Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. S 6952  Aspen Grove 

Links

Taxon Links for species Carex microptera  Mack.

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+microptera

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