Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07985 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriophorum angustifolium Honck.
Common name   tall cottongrass
Donna M. Barnes   2369  
   with L. Barnes
Coll. Date 18 July 2002 
United States
Uintah County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Ashley Twin Lakes, ca. 5 miles from Red Cloud Loop on primitive rd, [on FR027, ca. 7 miles from the junction with Red Cloud Loop Road (FR018)];
     Elev.: 10389 ft. (3167 m.)
Habitat Notes boggy meadow, sedge 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° 43'  24" N, 109° 48'  12" 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.
Voucher Voucher for Sphagnum Lake Study, K.T Harper, Feb 2003 


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

     Eriophorum angustifolium Honckeny

Common Name(s): narrowleaf cottonsedge, tall cottongrass, tall cotton-grass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=40080, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Cyperaceae
                                    Genus: Eriophorum
                                        Species: Eriophorum angustifolium


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07985s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09709s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09710s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07940 Agoseris glauca  var. cronquistii   "Cronquist's mountain dandelion" same section
07975 Agrostis scabra      "ticklegrass" same section
07944 Agrostis variabilis      "Ross' bentgrass" same section
07961 Allium brevistylum      "short-styled wild onion" same section
07949 Alopecurus alpinus      "alpine foxtail" same section
07939 Antennaria alpina      "alpine pussytoes" same section
07969 Antennaria alpina      "alpine pussytoes" same section
07945 Arnica cordifolia      "heart-leaf arnica" same section
07943 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" same section
07979 Calamagrostis canadensis  var. langsdorffii   "bluejoint" same section
07009 Callitriche hermaphroditica      "northern water-starwort" same section
07946 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" same section
07955 Carex aquatilis      "water sedge" same section
07982 Carex aquatilis      "water sedge" same section
07956 Carex canescens      "silvery sedge" same section
07984 Carex heteroneura  var. epapillosa   "different-nerve sedge" same section
07978 Carex illota      "sheep sedge" same section
07973 Carex nigricans      "black alpine sedge" same section
07959 Carex nigricans      "black alpine sedge" same section
07941 Carex norvegica      "Norway sedge" same section
07958 Carex pellita      "woolly sedge" same section
07957 Carex raynoldsii      "Raynolds' sedge" same section
07983 Carex saxatilis      "rock sedge" same section
07954 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" same section
07977 Deschampsia cespitosa  subsp. cespitosa   "tufted hairgrass" same section
09875 Draba aurea      "golden whitlow-cress" same section
07952 Epilobium alpinum  var. alpinum  same section
07972 Epilobium alpinum  var. alpinum  same section
07980 Epilobium oregonense      "Oregon willowherb" same section
07937 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" same section
07953 Erigeron glacialis  var. glacialis   "subalpine fleabane" same section
08116 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" same section
07986 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" same section
07963 Gentiana calycosa      "mountain bog gentian" same section
07970 Hieracium triste  var. gracile   "slender hawkweed" same section
07948 Hierochloe odorata      "sweetgrass" same section
07930 Hippuris vulgaris      "common mare's-tail" same section
07931 Hippuris vulgaris      "common mare's-tail" same section
07989 Juncus drummondii      "Drummond's rush" same section
07988 Juncus mertensianus      "Mertens' rush" same section
07936 Luzula parviflora      "smallflowered woodrush" same section
07974 Luzula parviflora      "smallflowered woodrush" same section
07932 Menyanthes trifoliata      "buckbean" same section
07934 Nuphar polysepala     same section
07935 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephant's head" same section
07967 Pedicularis racemosa  var. alba   "sickle-top lousewort" same section
07942 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" same section
09876 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  same section
07926 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. delicatum  same section
07960 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" same section
06866 Potamogeton alpinus      "alpine pondweed" same section
07947 Potamogeton alpinus      "alpine pondweed" same section
06864 Potamogeton alpinus      "alpine pondweed" same section
06865 Potamogeton foliosus  var. foliosus  same section
06867 Potamogeton foliosus  var. foliosus  same section
07010 Potamogeton pusillus      "small pondweed" same section
07929 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
07971 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" same section
07966 Pyrola minor      "lesser wintergreen" same section
07938 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" same section
07964 Sedum rhodanthum     same section
07928 Sibbaldia procumbens      "creeping sibbaldia" same section
07987 Sparganium angustifolium      "narrow-leaf bur-reed" same section
07008 Sparganium angustifolium      "narrow-leaf bur-reed" same section
07007 Sparganium angustifolium      "narrow-leaf bur-reed" same section
07968 Stellaria calycantha  var. sitchana   "Sitka starwort" same section
06868 Utricularia minor      "lesser bladderwort" same section
07011 Utricularia minor      "lesser bladderwort" same section
07981 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
09877 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section
07965 Veronica biloba      "twolobe speedwell" same section
07925 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" same section
07927 Viola nephrophylla      "northern bog violet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Ashley Twin Lakes Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 1340 ft. SE 10368  Marsh Peak 
Ashley Twin Lakes (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 1340 ft. SE 10368  Marsh Peak 
Upper Goose Lake Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 2922 ft. NE 10260  Marsh Peak 
Upper Goose Lake (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 2922 ft. NE 10263  Marsh Peak 
Goose Lakes (Lake) Uintah County, UT 0.6 mi. N 10256  Marsh Peak 
Lower Goose Lake Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 10243  Marsh Peak 
Lower Goose Lake (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 10243  Marsh Peak 
Hopper Lakes (Lake) Uintah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 10365  Marsh Peak 
Chimney Rock Lake (Lake) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. S 10555  Marsh Peak 
Marsh Peak (Summit) Uintah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 12173  Marsh Peak 
Horseshoe Park (Flat) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 10007  Marsh Peak 
Fish Lake (Lake) Uintah County, UT 2.5 mi. W 10745  Marsh Peak 
Hacking Lake (Lake) Uintah County, UT 3.5 mi. N 10637  Leidy Peak 
Leidy Peak (Summit) Uintah County, UT 3.5 mi. N 12015  Leidy Peak 
Lakeshore Basin (Basin) Uintah County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 10749  Leidy Peak 
Deer Park (Flat) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. E 9758  Taylor Mountain 
Macks Park (Flat) Uintah County, UT 3.3 mi. W 10427  Marsh Peak 
Long Park Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 9971  Leidy Peak 
Long Park Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. NE 9968  Leidy Peak 
Big Park (Flat) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 10233  Marsh Peak 


Taxon Links for species Eriophorum angustifolium  Honck.

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

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