Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 07160 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
RuppiaceaeRuppiaceaeRuppiaceae  
Species Ruppia cirrhosa (Petagna) Grande
Common name   spiral ditchgrass
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2002-70b  
   with R. Van Buren, J. Cooper, J. Simpson
Coll. Date 13 August 2002 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Box Elder County
Locality 1.4 miles W of I-15 aling route 1082. 
 
Elev.: 4294 ft. (1309 m.)
Habitat Notes in irrigation canal. 
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 41° 30'  N, 112° 5'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Ruppia cirrhosa (Petag.) Grande

     Ruppia cirrhosa ssp. occidentalis (S. Wats.) A.& D. Löve
     Ruppia maritima var. occidentalis (S. Wats.) Graebn.
     Ruppia maritima var. spiralis Morris
     Ruppia occidentalis S. Wats.
     Ruppia spiralis L. ex Dumort.

Common Name(s): spiral ditchgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39065, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Alismatidae
                            Order: Najadales
                                Family: Ruppiaceae
                                    Genus: Ruppia
                                        Species: Ruppia cirrhosa
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07160s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07158 Potamogeton fluitans      "long-leaf pondweed" same section
07159 Ruppia cirrhosa      "spiral ditchgrass" same section
07156 Sagittaria cuneata      "arum-leaf arrowhead" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Black Slough (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 2 mi. S   Brigham City 
Horseshoe Sloughs (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. N 4223  Brigham City 
Box Elder Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Mantua 
Dead River (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 4219  Brigham City 
The Horseshoe (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 2.6 mi. N 4223  Brigham City 
Mallard Pond (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. N 4223  Brigham City 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. N 4223  Brigham City 
Perry Siding (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 4262  Willard 
KBUH-AM (Brigham City) (Tower) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. E 4295  Brigham City 
KBUH-FM (Brigham City) (Tower) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. E 4295  Brigham City 
Skating Pond (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 3.4 mi. N 4223  Brigham City 
Brigham City Municipal Airport (Airport) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. N 4226  Brigham City 
Corinne School (School) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. N 4223  Brigham City 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. E 4344  Brigham City 
First Baptist Church (Church) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. E 4360  Brigham City 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. E 4360  Brigham City 
Corinne (Populated Place) Box Elder County, UT 3.8 mi. N 4226  Brigham City 
Rees Park (Park) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. E 4331  Brigham City 
South Pond (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. E 4354  Brigham City 
Church of Christ (Church) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. E 4374  Brigham City 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ruppia cirrhosa  (Petagna) Grande

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=Ruppia+cirrhosa

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