Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10890 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Carex petasata Dewey
Common name   Liddon sedge
Donna M. Barnes   4818  
Coll. Date 14 July 2005 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Raft River Mountains, Onemile Canyon Road, [W of Cabin Spring, FR 011 (Sawtooth Road), SE of the junction with Onemile Road], around quartzite boulders near crest of rounded mountain top.
     Elev.: 8985 ft. (2739 m.)
Habitat Notes sage-forb 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 41° 55'  20" N, 113° 26'  58" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


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

     Carex petasata Dewey

Common Name(s): Liddon sedge, Liddon's sedge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39751, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10890s2.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10724 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" same section
07432 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" 1.1 mi. NE
10730 Antennaria anaphaloides      "pearly pussytoes" same section
07433 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1.1 mi. NE
10738 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
10744 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" same section
07440 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 1.1 mi. NE
10743 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" same section
10753 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" same section
07416 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 787 ft. NE
07429 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  1.1 mi. NE
10742 Carex vallicola      "valley sedge" same section
10746 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1.1 mi. W
10718 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
10732 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" same section
10735 Crepis atribarba      "slender hawksbeard" same section
10749 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1.1 mi. W
10747 Eremogone kingii     1.1 mi. W
07437 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" 1.1 mi. NE
10750 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" 1.1 mi. W
10733 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
07434 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. NE
07435 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. NE
10723 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" same section
10736 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
11332 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" 1657 ft. W
10725 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" same section
10752 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1.1 mi. W
07417 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 787 ft. NE
10728 Koeleria macrantha      "prairie Junegrass" same section
10764 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
10729 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
07436 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1.1 mi. NE
10734 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" same section
07439 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 1.1 mi. NE
07431 Lomatium foeniculaceum  var. macdougalii   "Macdougal's desert biscuitroot" 1.1 mi. NE
10716 Lychnis drummondii     same section
07441 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" 1.1 mi. NE
07442 Osmorhiza berteroi      "sweetcicely" 1.1 mi. NE
10714 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" same section
10726 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" same section
10745 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1.1 mi. W
11333 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" 1657 ft. W
07430 Phlox multiflora      "mountain phlox" 1.1 mi. NE
07427 Poa fendleriana      "muttongrass" 1.1 mi. NE
07428 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 1.1 mi. NE
10748 Potentilla ovina  var. ovina   "sheep cinquefoil" 1.1 mi. W
07415 Potentilla rubricaulis      "red-stemmed cinquefoil" 787 ft. NE
07426 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1.1 mi. NE
10727 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" same section
14702 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
10717 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" same section
10731 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
10751 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.1 mi. W
07418 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 787 ft. NE
10713 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" same section
10737 Veronica serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf speedwell" same section
07444 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1.1 mi. NE
10715 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
07443 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1.1 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cabin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 0.6 mi. E 8803  Standrod 
Onemile Guard Station (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 1.9 mi. N 6831  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2 mi. S 9098  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. S 8954  Standrod 
South Fork George Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 1.7 mi. E 8800  Standrod 
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2 mi. NW 7064  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.3 mi. S 8846  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.3 mi. S 8826  Standrod 
Little Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Standrod 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. E 8862  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 7730  Standrod 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Standrod 
Dry Fork Pine Creek (Arroyo) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. S   Standrod 
George Peak (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 9528  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. N 7874  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Cassia County, ID 3.1 mi. N 8052  Standrod 
Fisher Lake (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. SE 8819  Standrod 
Raft River Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 9170  Standrod 
Jones Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.7 mi. N   Standrod 


Taxon Links for species Carex petasata  Dewey

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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