Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07836 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Azolla mexicana Schltdl. & Cham. ex C. Presl
Common name   Mexican mosquitofern
Donna M. Barnes   3076  
Coll. Date 10 September 2002 
United States
Utah County
Locality Utah Lake, northeast boat harbor.
Habitat Notes small stream, floating on the water. 
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° 41'  15" N, 111° 44'  55" W
Township Range T1S, R2E, Sec. 32  
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):

     Azolla mexicana Schlecht. & Cham. ex K. Presl

Common Name(s): Mexican azolla, Mexican mosquitofern.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18009, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Pteridophyta
                    Class: Filicopsida
                        Order: Hydropteridales
                            Family: Azollaceae
                                Genus: Azolla
                                    Species: Azolla mexicana


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07836s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05255s3.jpg 
specimen image: 10293s3.jpg 
specimen image: 13404s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Tracy Wigwam (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 2319 ft. N 5614  Mount Aire 
Green Canyon (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 2232 ft. N   Mount Aire 
Scout Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 2518 ft. N   Sugar House 
Burnt Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 0.6 mi. NW   Sugar House 
Thayne Canyon (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 0.8 mi. NE   Mount Aire 
Box Elder Guard Station (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 5742  Mount Aire 
Church Fork (Stream) Salt Lake County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Mount Aire 
Church Park Picnic Ground (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 0.9 mi. N 5975  Mount Aire 
Neffs Spring (Spring) Salt Lake County, UT 1 mi. S 6664  Sugar House 
Main Box Elder Picnic Ground (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 1 mi. NE 5939  Mount Aire 
Rattlesnake Gulch (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Sugar House 
Grandeur Peak (Summit) Salt Lake County, UT 1.5 mi. N 8114  Sugar House 
Norths Fork Neffs Canyon (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.6 mi. SW   Sugar House 
Mount Olympus Spring (Spring) Salt Lake County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 6132  Sugar House 
Neffs Spring (Spring) Salt Lake County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 8773  Mount Aire 
Porter Fork (Stream) Salt Lake County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Mount Aire 
White Hill Estates (subdivision) (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 1.7 mi. W 5574  Sugar House 
Mount Olympus Wilderness (Reserve) Salt Lake County, UT 2 mi. SE 9121  Mount Aire 
Burch Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Mount Aire 
Millcreek Forest Service Station (Locale) Salt Lake County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 6086  Mount Aire 


Taxon Links for species Azolla mexicana  Schltdl. & Cham. ex C. Presl

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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