Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10761 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Carex lenticularis Michx.
Common name   lakeshore sedge
D.M. Barnes   4677  
Coll. Date 14 July 2005 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Raft River Mountains, Onemile Canyon Road, The Meadows vicinity, [near the head of George Creek along FR 022, ca. 0.1 mile S of the junction with FR 011];
     Elev.: 8840 ft. (2695 m.)
Habitat Notes boggy area in standing water; with Veratrum and sedges. 
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 41° 55'  5.01" N, 113° 24'  55.03" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


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

     Carex lenticularis Michx.

Common Name(s): lakeshore sedge, shore sedge, tufted sedge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39665, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10761s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07541s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07605s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07880s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07897s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09841s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13036s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13372s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14705 Artemisia frigida      "prairie sagewort" 1.6 mi. SW
10760 Carex phaeocephala      "dunhead sedge" same section
15949 Carex scopulorum      "mountain sedge" same section
10746 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1 mi. NE
10762 Dodecatheon pulchellum  var. pulchellum   "darkthroat shootingstar" same section
10749 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1 mi. NE
10763 Epilobium alpinum  var. clavatum  same section
10747 Eremogone kingii     1 mi. NE
14704 Ericameria discoidea      "whitestem goldenbush" same section
10750 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" 1 mi. NE
10752 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1 mi. NE
10745 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1 mi. NE
10759 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" same section
10741 Plagiobothrys scouleri      "Scouler's popcornflower" same section
10748 Potentilla ovina  var. ovina   "sheep cinquefoil" 1 mi. NE
14703 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" same section
10751 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 806 ft. SW 8800  Standrod 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 1094 ft. N 8862  Standrod 
Cabin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. W 8803  Standrod 
Raft River Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 9170  Standrod 
Fisher Lake (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 1.6 mi. S 8819  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2 mi. SW 8954  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 9098  Standrod 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Standrod 
Dry Fork Pine Creek (Arroyo) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Standrod 
Jones Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.7 mi. N   Standrod 
Bull Flat (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. E 9206  Rosevere Point 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 8846  Standrod 
Onemile Guard Station (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 6831  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 8826  Standrod 
Right Fork Onemile Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Standrod 
Right Hand Fork Pine Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 4 mi. S   Standrod 
Left Hand Fork Pine Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 4 mi. S   Standrod 
Bull Lake (Reservoir) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. E 9239  Rosevere Point 
Dipping Vat (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. S 6802  Rosette 
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 7064  Standrod 


Taxon Links for species Carex lenticularis  Michx.

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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