Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02452 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Carex vesicaria L.
Common name   blister sedge
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with V. Taylor
Coll. Date 06 July 1995 
United States
Kane County
Locality Paunsaugunt Plateau, mouth of Robinson Canyon, vicinity of the junction of FR087 & FR209, East Fork Sevier River Arizona willow exclosure;
     Elev.: 8360 ft. (2549 m.)
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 37° 25'  57.02" N, 112° 21'  3.71" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Voucher Voucher of taxa associated with Salix arizonica 
Specimen Notes in deer exclosure. 


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

     Carex vesicaria L.

Common Name(s): blister sedge, inflated sedge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39467, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Cyperaceae
                                    Genus: Carex
                                        Species: Carex vesicaria


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02452s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07631s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07067 Aster foliaceus  var. parryi   "Parry's aster" same section
07065 Campanula parryi      "Parry's bellflower" same section
02451 Carex subfusca      "brown sedge" same section
07069 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. graveolens   "smooth rubber rabbitbrush" same section
07071 Chrysothamnus vaseyi      "Vasey's rabbitbrush" same section
02367 Juncus longistylis      "longstyle rush" same section
15114 Marchantia polymorpha     same section
07066 Prunella vulgaris  subsp. lanceolata   "lance selfheal" same section
07070 Salix arizonica      "Arizona willow" same section
07068 Trifolium repens      "white clover" same section
07064 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Robinson Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 122 ft. NE   Alton 
Mill Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 2833 ft. NE   Podunk Creek 
Swapp Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 0.7 mi. SW   Alton 
Horse Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 0.8 mi. NW   Alton 
Upper Straight Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.5 mi. SW   Podunk Creek 
Pink Cliffs Viewing Area (Locale) Kane County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 9394  Podunk Creek 
Sieler Meadow (Flat) Kane County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 8239  Podunk Creek 
Sieler Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Podunk Creek 
Mill Creek Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Podunk Creek 
Water Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Podunk Creek 
Crawford Pass (Gap) Kane County, UT 3 mi. E 8547  Podunk Creek 
Dairy Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Podunk Creek 
Crawford Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 3.6 mi. NE   Podunk Creek 
Black Knoll (Summit) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 8120  Podunk Creek 
Right Hand Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. NW   Alton 
Water Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. NW   Alton 
Lower Straight Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Podunk Creek 
Swapp Hollow Trough (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   Alton 
Left Fork Upper Kanab Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 4.4 mi. N   Podunk Creek 
Left Hand Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.1 mi. NW   Alton 


Taxon Links for species Carex vesicaria  L.

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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