Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 06047 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
SelaginellaceaeSelaginellaceae  
Species Selaginella watsonii Underw.
Common name   Watson's spikemoss
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2010  
Coll. Date 19 June 2001 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality Pine Creek overlook trail, W side of ZNP, just E of first tunnel. 
 
Habitat Notes narrrow wash, in sandstone rock face. 
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° 13'  53" N, 112° 53'  30" W
Township Range T41S, R9W, Sec. 19  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Selaginella watsonii Underwood

Common Name(s): alpine spikemoss, Watson's spikemoss, Watson's spike-moss.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=17101, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Lycopodiophyta
                    Class: Lycopodiopsida
                        Order: Selaginellales
                            Family: Selaginellaceae
                                Genus: Selaginella
                                    Species: Selaginella watsonii
                                                                                    

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06047s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06289s3.jpg 
06289
specimen image: 06362s2.jpg 
06362
specimen image: 07357s2.jpg 
07357
specimen image: 08076s2.jpg 
08076
specimen image: 09152s2.jpg 
09152
specimen image: 09152f1.jpg 
09152
specimen image: 11171s2.jpg 
11171
specimen image: 11443s3.jpg 
11443
specimen image: 12227a1.jpg 
12227
specimen image: 12227s2.jpg 
12227

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05146 Asplenium resiliens      "blackstem spleenwort" same section
06048 Bromus ciliatus      "fringed brome" same section
06046 Chrysopsis jonesii      "Jones' goldenaster" same section
05155 Dryopteris filix-mas      "male fern" same section
06735 Erigeron religiosus      "Clear Creek fleabane" 1 mi. S
06045 Pellaea glabella      "smooth cliffbrake" same section
05147 Pellaea truncata      "spiny cliffbrake" same section
06042 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
06044 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Co-op Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Clear Creek Mountain 
East Entrance (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. E 5696  Springdale East 
Jolley Gulch (Valley) Kane County, UT 1 mi. NE   Clear Creek Mountain 
Checkerboard Mesa (Summit) Kane County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 6500  Springdale East 
East Entrance Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 6185  Temple of Sinawava 
Cave Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.8 mi. NE   Clear Creek Mountain 
Stave Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6532  Temple of Sinawava 
Cable Mountain Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 6874  Temple of Sinawava 
Clear Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. SW   Clear Creek Mountain 
Gifford Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Springdale East 
Deertrap Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. W 6503  Springdale East 
Pine Creek Gorge (Basin) Washington County, UT 3 mi. SW 5171  Springdale East 
Waterpocket Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 3 mi. E   Clear Creek Mountain 
Canyon Overlook Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. W 5909  Springdale East 
Canyon Overlook (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. W 5909  Springdale East 
Cable Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 6490  Temple of Sinawava 
The Great Arch (Arch) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. W 5207  Springdale East 
Echo Canyon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5722  Temple of Sinawava 
Lemmon Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. N 6480  Temple of Sinawava 
Hidden Canyon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 5538  Temple of Sinawava 

Links

Taxon Links for species Selaginella watsonii  Underw.

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=Selaginella+watsonii

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