Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01352 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
JuncaceaeJuncaceaeJuncaceae  
Species Juncus arcticus Willd.
Infraspecific    subsp. littoralis (Engelm.) Hulten
Common name   mountain rush
Collector(s)
Kim Anderson   182  
Coll. Date 21 August 1991 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Sevier Plateau, Cottonwood Creek.
    
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° 56'  58" N, 112° 7'  12" W
Township Range T33S, R3W, Sec. 9  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).
Specimen Notes hill east of Cottonwood AS. 

Taxonomy


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

     Juncus balticus var. littoralis Engelm.

     Juncus arcticus ssp. littoralis (Engelm.) HultÚn
     Juncus arcticus var. littoralis (Engelm.) Boivin

Common Name(s): Baltic rush.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528596, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Juncales
                                Family: Juncaceae
                                    Genus: Juncus
                                        Species: Juncus balticus
                                            Variety: Juncus balticus var. littoralis
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01352s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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03557
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01346 Agrostis       "spike bentgrass" 1741 ft. S
01351 Astragalus       "Rydberg's milkvetch" same section
01350 Bouteloua gracilis      "blue grama" same section
01359 Carex obtusata      "obtuse sedge" 1741 ft. S
01349 Gilia       "sticky gilia" same section
01333 Juncus      1741 ft. S
01332 Oenothera pallida      "pale evening primrose" 1741 ft. S
01265 Oenothera pallida      "pale evening primrose" 1741 ft. S
01361 Puccinellia       "Nuttall's alkali grass" 1741 ft. S
01360 Salix lasiandra  var. caudata   "greenleaf willow" 1741 ft. S
01331 Viguiera multiflora      "Nevada goldeneye" 1741 ft. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
North Fork Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2447 ft. SW   Adams Head 
South Fork Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2447 ft. SW   Adams Head 
Dry Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Adams Head 
Lightning Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Adams Head 
Window Rock (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S 8836  Adams Head 
Mountain Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. N 8616  Cow Creek 
Mountain Spring Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 7940  Cow Creek 
Beebe Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 7592  Cow Creek 
Cherry Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. SE   Cow Creek 
North Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. NW   Mount Dutton 
South Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. NW   Adams Head 
North Fork Deep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. N   Mount Dutton 
South Fork Deep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. N   Mount Dutton 
Little Cow Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. E   Cow Creek 
North Fork Prospect Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Adams Head 
South Fork Prospect Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Adams Head 
Dry Fork Rock Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. SE   Adams Head 
Mountain Spring Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. NE   Mount Dutton 

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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