Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08035 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
DryopteridaceaeCystopteridaceae  
Species Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh.
Common name   brittle bladderfern
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3190  
   with J.P. Snyder
Coll. Date 07 August 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Duchesne
Locality Uinta Mountains, limestone cliffs at head of South Fork Rock Creek.
     Elev.: 10824 ft. (3300 m.)
Habitat Notes sheer limestone cliffs, rocky ledges. 
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° 33'  41" N, 110° 47'  54" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh.

     Cystopteris dickieana Sim
     Cystopteris fragilis var. angustata Lawson
     Cystopteris fragilis ssp. dickieana (Sim) Hyl.
     Cystopteris fragilis var. woodsioides Christ
     Filix fragilis (L.) Underwood

Common Name(s): brittle bladder fern, brittle bladderfern, fragile fern.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=17482, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Pteridophyta
                    Class: Filicopsida
                        Order: Polypodiales
                            Family: Dryopteridaceae
                                Genus: Cystopteris
                                    Species: Cystopteris fragilis
                                                                                    

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07109 Abies lasiocarpa      "subalpine fir" 1.7 mi. W
08046 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 2083 ft. SE
08068 Anemone multifida      "Pacific windflower" 2083 ft. SE
08053 Antennaria alpina      "alpine pussytoes" 2083 ft. SE
07128 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1.7 mi. W
08062 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. tegetarius   "mountain spiny milkvetch" 2083 ft. SE
08041 Campanula rotundifolia      "bluebell bellflower" 2083 ft. SE
07123 Carex brunnescens      "brownish sedge" 1.7 mi. W
08075 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 2083 ft. SE
08049 Cerastium beeringianum      "mouse-ear chickweed" 2083 ft. SE
07116 Cirsium eatonii      "Eaton's thistle" 1.7 mi. W
07125 Cryptogramma crispa  var. acrostichoides  1.7 mi. W
08043 Draba globosa      "beavertip draba" 2083 ft. SE
08032 Draba lonchocarpa  var. lonchocarpa   "lancepod draba" same section
08060 Dryas octopetala      "eightpetal mountain-avens" 2083 ft. SE
08050 Epilobium alpinum  var. clavatum  2083 ft. SE
08048 Eremogone congesta  var. congesta  2083 ft. SE
08065 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 2083 ft. SE
07126 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1.7 mi. W
08056 Erigeron grandiflorus      "large -flowered fleabane" 2083 ft. SE
07129 Erigeron ursinus      "Bear River fleabane" 1.7 mi. W
08045 Erigeron ursinus      "Bear River fleabane" 2083 ft. SE
08054 Festuca brachyphylla  ssp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" 2083 ft. SE
08051 Gentianella heterosepala     2083 ft. SE
07124 Geranium richardsonii      "Richardson's geranium" 1.7 mi. W
08058 Haplopappus clementis      "Clement's goldenweed" 2083 ft. SE
07119 Hieracium albiflorum      "white hawkweed" 1.7 mi. W
07121 Hieracium triste  var. gracile   "slender hawkweed" 1.7 mi. W
08071 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 2083 ft. SE
08064 Ivesia gordonii      "Gordon's mousetail" 2083 ft. SE
08070 Lupinus argenteus  var. argentatus   "silvery lupine" 2083 ft. SE
08059 Mertensia ciliata      "mountain bluebells" 2083 ft. SE
07120 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1.7 mi. W
08042 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 2083 ft. SE
08037 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" same section
08066 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" 2083 ft. SE
08063 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" 2083 ft. SE
07117 Pedicularis racemosa  var. alba  1.7 mi. W
08044 Physaria utahensis      "Utah bladderpod" 2083 ft. SE
08039 Poa alpina      "alpine bluegrass" same section
08074 Poa alpina      "alpine bluegrass" 2083 ft. SE
08038 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
08069 Polemonium viscosum      "sticky polemonium" 2083 ft. SE
08072 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 2083 ft. SE
08052 Polygonum viviparum      "alpine bistort" 2083 ft. SE
08067 Potentilla fruticosa     2083 ft. SE
08047 Sagina saginoides      "arctic pearlwort" 2083 ft. SE
08073 Salix arctica     2083 ft. SE
08040 Salix brachycarpa      "shortfruit willow" same section
08031 Saxifraga rivularis      "pygmy saxifrage" same section
08076 Selaginella watsonii      "Watson's spikemoss" 2083 ft. SE
08034 Senecio canus      "woolly groundsel" same section
08057 Senecio canus      "woolly groundsel" 2083 ft. SE
07122 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1.7 mi. W
07127 Senecio triangularis      "arrow-leaf ragwort" 1.7 mi. W
08061 Silene acaulis  var. subacaulescens   "moss campion" 2083 ft. SE
08033 Smelowskia calycina  var. americana   "American false candytuft" same section
08055 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" 2083 ft. SE
08036 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Carl Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 10457  Grandaddy Lake 
Arta Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. N 10480  Grandaddy Lake 
Survey Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 1.8 mi. N 10703  Grandaddy Lake 
Grandview Trailhead (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. W 9754  Grandaddy Lake 
Grandview Transfer Camp (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.6 mi. W 9669  Grandaddy Lake 
East Grandaddy Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 2.1 mi. N 11569  Grandaddy Lake 
Stillwater Tunnel (Tunnel) Duchesne County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 10453  Grandaddy Lake 
Slope Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. S 10617  Grandaddy Lake 
Heart Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. N 10502  Grandaddy Lake 
Hades Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 2.4 mi. N 10630  Grandaddy Lake 
Hades Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.1 mi. W 9997  Grandaddy Lake 
Splash Dam Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.1 mi. W 9164  Grandaddy Lake 
Grandaddy Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.7 mi. N 10306  Grandaddy Lake 
Splash Dam Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 2.1 mi. W 9282  Grandaddy Lake 
Castle Rocks (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 10640  Grandaddy Lake 
Lodgepole Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 3.2 mi. N 10158  Grandaddy Lake 
Lake Basin (Basin) Duchesne County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 9987  Grandaddy Lake 
The East Slope (Slope) Duchesne County, UT 3.3 mi. S 10020  Grandaddy Lake 
West Grandaddy Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 3 mi. NW 11493  Grandaddy Lake 
The West Slope (Slope) Duchesne County, UT 3.4 mi. S 9981  Grandaddy Lake 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cystopteris fragilis  (L.) Bernh.

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=Cystopteris+fragilis

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