Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05064 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Myosurus cupulatus S. Watson
Common name   Arizona mousetail
Donna M. Barnes   650  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 07 May 2001 
United States
Kane County
Locality dirt road of Hwy 89, 20 miles E of Kanab, [ca. 2 road miles E of U.S. Highway 89, E of White Sage Wash];
     Elev.: 5400 ft. (1646 m.)
Habitat Notes red sandy soil, rocky outcrop; pinyon-juniper 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 37° 2'  50" N, 112° 10'  40" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Myosurus cupulatus S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Arizona mousetail.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=18785, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Myosurus
                                        Species: Myosurus cupulatus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05064s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15457 Chorispora tenella      "crossflower" 1.2 mi. SW
05078 Cryptantha barbigera      "bearded forget-me-not" same section
05079 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" same section
05069 Delphinium scaposum      "leafless larkspur" same section
15458 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" 1.4 mi. SW
05068 Gilia flavocincta      "lesser yellowthroat gilia" same section
05063 Hordeum vulgare      "barley" same section
05065 Mimulus suksdorfii      "Suksdorf's monkeyflower" same section
05104 Opuntia acanthocarpa     same section
05865 Opuntia erinacea     same section
05947 Opuntia erinacea  var. erinacea  same section
05067 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
School Section Ranch (Locale) Kane County, UT 1.3 mi. S 5492  Petrified Hollow 
White Sage Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Petrified Hollow 
Petrified Hollow Wash (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Petrified Hollow 
Petrified Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Petrified Hollow 
Buckskin Mountain (Summit) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 5889  Petrified Hollow 
Hods Ranch (Locale) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 5341  Petrified Hollow 
Limestone Pot Holes (Basin) Kane County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 6175  Pine Hollow Canyon 
Old Arizona Catchment (Reservoir) Coconino County, AZ 5.4 mi. S 5604  Buck Pasture Canyon 
Jepson Ranch (Locale) Kane County, UT 5.1 mi. NE 5525  Pine Hollow Canyon 
Maries Canyon (Valley) Coconino County, AZ 5 mi. SE 6240  Coyote Buttes 
Maries Reservoir (Reservoir) Coconino County, AZ 5 mi. SE 6240  Coyote Buttes 
Seaman Point (Cape) Kane County, UT 5.5 mi. NW 6519  Petrified Hollow 
Maries Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.2 mi. SE   Coyote Buttes 
Buckskin Mountain (Summit) Coconino County, AZ 6.4 mi. SE 6450  Coyote Buttes 


Taxon Links for species Myosurus cupulatus  S. Watson

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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