Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 16894 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
JuncaceaeJuncaceaeJuncaceae  
Species Juncus arcticus Willd.
Common name   arctic rush
Collector(s)
Steve Hegji   0219  
   with Kay Shumway
Coll. Date 14 June 2013 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
San Juan County
Locality Spring Canyon, N of Bluff;
     Elev.: 4540 ft. (1384 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy canyon bottom. 
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° 18'  52.45" N, 109° 33'  15.24" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


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

     Juncus arcticus Willd.

Common Name(s): arctic rush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39222, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Juncales
                                Family: Juncaceae
                                    Genus: Juncus
                                        Species: Juncus arcticus
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 16894s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
16890 Asclepias macrosperma      "bigseed milkweed" 1959 ft. W
16895 Eriogonum leptocladon      "sand wild buckwheat" same section
16891 Ipomopsis congesta      "ballhead ipomopsis" 1959 ft. W
16896 Lupinus pusillus      "rusty lupine" same section
16892 Lycium pallidum      "pale desert-thorn" 1373 ft. W
16887 Mirabilis linearis      "narrow-leaf four o'clock" 1959 ft. W
16888 Polypogon monspeliensis      "rabbit's foot grass" 574 ft. W
16893 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" 1117 ft. W
16889 Veronica anagallis-aquatica      "water speedwell" 1117 ft. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Spring Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 0.6 mi. SW   Bluff 
Calf Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Bluff 
Navajo Twins (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. S 4393  Bluff 
Bluff Cemetery (Cemetery) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. S 4413  Bluff 
Sunbonnet Rock (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4403  Bluff 
Turquoise RV Park (Park) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. S 4334  Bluff 
Cow Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Bluff 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. S 4324  Bluff 
Bluff (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. S 4324  Bluff 
Bluff School (School) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. S 4321  Bluff 
Tank Point Well (Well) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 4800  Bluff 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Chippean Rocks 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Cream Pots 
Saint Christophers Mission (Church) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. SE 4337  Bluff 
Tank Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. W 4876  Bluff 
Black Rock Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 3.7 mi. N   No-Mans Island 
Cara Del Eco Ruins (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 4577  Bluff 
Bluff Bench (Bench) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. E 5154  Bluff 
The Horn (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. E 5187  Recapture Pocket 
Sand Island Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.1 mi. S 4839  Bluff 

Links

Taxon Links for species Juncus arcticus  Willd.

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+arcticus

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