Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 07639 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
JuncaceaeJuncaceaeJuncaceae  
Species Juncus alpinus Vill.
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2968  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 25 June 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Rich County
Locality Bear Lake, southwest shoreline;
     Elev.: 5969 ft. (1820 m.)
Habitat Notes sandflats below sage-grass slope. 
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° 53'  25" N, 111° 21'  59" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. nodulosus (Wahlenb.) Hämet-Ahti

     Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. americanus (Farw.) Hämet-Ahti
     Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. fuscescens (Fern.) Hämet-Ahti
     Juncus alpinus auct. non Vill.
     Juncus alpinus var. fuscescens Fern.
     Juncus alpinus ssp. nodulosus (Wahlenb.) Lindm.
     Juncus alpinus var. rariflorus Hartman
     Juncus alpinus var. uniceps Hartman
     Juncus richardsonianus J.A. Schultes

Common Name(s): northern green rush, northern green rush, alpine rush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524194, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Juncales
                                Family: Juncaceae
                                    Genus: Juncus
                                        Species: Juncus alpinoarticulatus
                                            Subspecies: Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. nodulosus
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07639s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00018s2.jpg 
00018
specimen image: 05674s1.jpg 
05674

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11324 Alopecurus aequalis      "short-awn foxtail" same section
07634 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
07643 Beckmannia syzigachne      "American sloughgrass" same section
07716 Bromus arvensis      "field brome" same section
07638 Bromus tectorum      "cheatgrass" same section
07635 Cirsium subniveum      "snowy thistle" same section
07636 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
07758 Erigeron corymbosus      "long-leaf fleabane" same section
07644 Erigeron corymbosus      "long-leaf fleabane" same section
07645 Erigeron pumilus      "shaggy fleabane" same section
07717 Hordeum vulgare      "barley" same section
07760 Juncus bufonius      "toad rush" same section
07650 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  same section
07640 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  same section
07759 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" same section
07649 Puccinellia nuttalliana      "Nuttall's alkali grass" same section
07647 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" same section
07646 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" same section
07641 Scirpus americanus     same section
07642 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  same section
07637 Sisymbrium altissimum      "tall tumblemustard" same section
07632 Symphyotrichum frondosum      "short-rayed alkali aster" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Garden (Populated Place) Rich County, UT 1 mi. W 5981  Garden City 
Ideal Beach (Beach) Rich County, UT 1.6 mi. N 5929  Garden City 
Pickelville (Populated Place) Rich County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 5929  Garden City 
Cheney Creek (Stream) Rich County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Garden City 
Hodges Canyon (Valley) Rich County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Garden City 
Baker Knoll (Summit) Rich County, UT 3 mi. SW 5991  Meadowville 
Rendezvous Beach (Beach) Rich County, UT 3.2 mi. S 5929  Laketown 
Rendezvous Beach State Park (Park) Rich County, UT 3.3 mi. S 5929  Laketown 
Tufts Creek (Stream) Rich County, UT 3 mi. SW   Meadowville 
Bear Lake Rendezvous Beach Campground (Locale) Rich County, UT 3.4 mi. S 5932  Laketown 
Big Creek (Stream) Rich County, UT 3.4 mi. SE   Meadowville 
Bear Lake (Lake) Rich County, UT 3.5 mi. N 5929  Bear Lake South 
Meadowville (Populated Place) Rich County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 6014  Meadowville 
Fays Trailer Park (Populated Place) Rich County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 6670  Garden City 
Cook Ranch (Locale) Rich County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 6073  Meadowville 
Jebo Canyon (Valley) Rich County, UT 3.3 mi. SW   Meadowville 
Cook Reservoir (Reservoir) Rich County, UT 3.1 mi. W 6313  Meadowville 
Meadowville Creek (Stream) Rich County, UT 4.1 mi. S   Meadowville 
Temple Canyon (Valley) Rich County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   Meadowville 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Rich County, UT 4.1 mi. N 5965  Garden City 

Links

Taxon Links for species Juncus alpinus  Vill.

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=Juncus+alpinus

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