Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 07040 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CyperaceaeCyperaceaeCyperaceae  
Species Carex microptera Mack.
Common name   smallwing sedge
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2303  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 05 June 2002 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Sanpete County
Locality Ephriam Canyon, Majors Flat, abandoned experimental station. 
 
Elev.: 6891 ft. (2101 m.)
Habitat Notes dry open meadow. 
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° 20'  14" N, 111° 31'  16" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

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: 07040s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00312
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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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04014
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04418
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04484
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07470
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08075
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09840
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11438
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12205
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12205
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12205

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07041 Caragana arborescens      "Siberian peashrub" same section
07098 Lonicera fragrantissima      "sweet breath of spring" same section
07039 Lonicera tatarica      "Tatarian honeysuckle" same section
06953 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" 1890 ft. SW
03736 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 2230 ft. W
03738 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 2230 ft. W
03737 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 2230 ft. W
15905 Swertia radiata     2230 ft. W
03712 Swertia radiata     2230 ft. W
06954 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1890 ft. SW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Maple Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1466 ft. W   Danish Knoll 
New Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2229 ft. N   Danish Knoll 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2714 ft. W   Danish Knoll 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 7130  Ephraim 
White Ledge Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. E   Danish Knoll 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 8439  Ephraim 
Bald Mountain Wildlife Management Area (Park) Sanpete County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 7540  Ephraim 
Lake Hill Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 8445  Danish Knoll 
Ephraim Canyon State Wildlife Management Area (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. W 7182  Ephraim 
Cane Valley Ditch (Canal) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 5893  Ephraim 
Jimmys Fork (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Danish Knoll 
South Fork Willow Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Danish Knoll 
Great Basin Experiment Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 8846  Danish Knoll 
Gal Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 6053  Ephraim 
Ephraim Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Ephraim 
Mud Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 8819  Danish Knoll 
Dusterburgs Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 8862  Danish Knoll 
Left Fork Cotton Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Danish Knoll 
Mill Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. W 5843  Ephraim 
Little Hill (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 5893  Ephraim 

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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