Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08997 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CyperaceaeCyperaceaeCyperaceae  
Species Cyperus squarrosus L.
Common name   bearded flatsedge
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2003-270  
Coll. Date 18 September 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality W of Provo airport, W of dike.
     Elev.: 4485 ft. (1367 m.)
Habitat Notes edge of receeding Utah Lake, on exposed mudflats. 
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° 12'  36" N, 111° 43'  47" W
Township Range T7S, R2E, Sec. 16  
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):

     Cyperus squarrosus L.

     Cyperus aristatus Rottb.
     Cyperus aristatus var. runyonii O'Neill
     Cyperus inflexus Muhl.
     Cyperus squarrosus var. runyonii (O'Neill) S.D. Jones & J. Wipff

Common Name(s): awned flat sedge, bearded flatsedge, bearded nutgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=501940, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08997s3.jpg

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14958 Cardaria       "whitetop" 1.4 mi. N
08998 Crypsis schoenoides      "swamp prickle grass" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Provo Municipal Airport (Airport) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 4495  Provo 
Provo Heliport (Airport) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4495  Provo 
Rocky Mountain Helicopters Incorporated Heliport (Airport) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 4498  Provo 
Lakeside Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 4495  Provo 
Provo River (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Mirror Lake 
Utah Lake State Park (Park) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 4495  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 4505  Provo 
Big Dry Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E   Provo 
Provo Bay (Bay) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 4485  Provo 
Spanish Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S   Thistle 
KOA Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 4524  Provo 
Sunset View School (School) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 4511  Provo 
KEYY-AM (Provo) (Tower) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 4518  Provo 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 4524  Provo 
Lakeview (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. N 4534  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. N 4534  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. E 4511  Provo 
Harvest Bible Fellowship (Church) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 4538  Provo 
Lake Bottom Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. N 4561  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 4633  Provo 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cyperus squarrosus  L.

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=Cyperus+squarrosus

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