Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08777 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CaryophyllaceaeCaryophyllaceaeCaryophyllaceae  
Species Cerastium nutans Raf.
Infraspecific    var. nutans 
Common name   nodding chickweed
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2003-219  
   with Donna M. Barnes, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 19 August 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Summit County
Locality N slope of the Uinta Mts, W of West Fork of Black Fork River, Meeks cabin.
     Elev.: 8864 ft. (2702 m.)
Habitat Notes Seep area, willow community. 
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° 58'  20" N, 110° 35'  9" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Cerastium nutans var. nutans Raf.

     Cerastium longepedunculatum Muhl. ex Britt.
     Cerastium nutans var. occidentale Boivin

Common Name(s): nodding chickweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527239, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Caryophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Cerastium
                                        Species: Cerastium nutans
                                            Variety: Cerastium nutans var. nutans
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08777s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04589s2.jpg 
04589
specimen image: 15687s1.jpg 
15687

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08778 Chenopodium atrovirens      "pinyon goosefoot" same section
08781 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  same section
08780 Gayophytum diffusum  var. strictipes  same section
08779 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Old Blacks Fork Commissary (Locale) Summit County, UT 477 ft. SW 8846  Lyman Lake 
Meeks Cabin Reservoir (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1 mi. N 8747  Lyman Lake 
West Fork Blacks Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Explorer Peak 
East Fork Blacks Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Mount Lovenia 
Middle Fork Blacks Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Red Knob 
Little West Fork Blacks Fork (Stream) Uinta County, WY 2.3 mi. N   Elizabeth Mountain 
Meeks Cabin Campground (Locale) Uinta County, WY 2.4 mi. N 8708  Meeks Cabin Reservoir 
Organization Camp Recreation Site (Park) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 9334  Lyman Lake 
Little West Fork Blacks Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Elizabeth Mountain 
Brush Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 3 mi. S   Red Knob 
Lyman Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 9318  Lyman Lake 
Little Lyman Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 3 mi. SW 9289  Lyman Lake 
Little Lyman Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 3 mi. SW 9285  Lyman Lake 
Meeks Cabin Dam (Dam) Uinta County, WY 3.7 mi. N 8708  Meeks Cabin Reservoir 
Meeks Cabin Reservoir (Reservoir) Uinta County, WY 3.8 mi. N 8577  Meeks Cabin Reservoir 
Meeks Cabin Dam (Dam) Uinta County, WY 3.8 mi. N 8577  Meeks Cabin Reservoir 
Meeks Cabin Reservoir (Reservoir) Uinta County, WY 3.8 mi. N 8704  Meeks Cabin Reservoir 
Meeks Cabin (historical) (Locale) Uinta County, WY 3.9 mi. N 8724  Meeks Cabin Reservoir 
Drown Creek (Stream) Uinta County, WY 3.8 mi. N   Moslander Reservoir 
Vacher Dam (Dam) Uinta County, WY 3.8 mi. NW 8951  Moslander Reservoir 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cerastium nutans  Raf.

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=Cerastium+nutans

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