Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11263 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CyperaceaeCyperaceaeCyperaceae  
Species Carex rossii Boott
Common name   Ross' sedge
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   4084  
Coll. Date 21 July 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Tooele County
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, ridge between Goshute Canyon and Reilly Canyon.
     Elev.: 9774 ft. (2980 m.)
Habitat Notes limestone cliffs, ledges, scree. 
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 39° 55'  42" N, 113° 50'  55" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Carex rossii Boott

     Carex brevipes W. Boott
     Carex deflexa var. rossii (Boott) Bailey
     Carex diversistylis Roach

Common Name(s): Ross sedge, Ross' sedge, Ross's sedge, shortstemmed sedge.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39786, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11263s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03549s2.jpg 
03549
specimen image: 04684s2.jpg 
04684
specimen image: 04809s2.jpg 
04809
specimen image: 07524s2.jpg 
07524
specimen image: 10796s2.jpg 
10796
specimen image: 13365s1.jpg 
13365

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11260 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
12171 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1 mi. SE
09323 Aquilegia formosa  var. formosa   "western columbine" 1.7 mi. SW
11258 Astragalus miser  var. tenuifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
11259 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" same section
11275 Boechera microphylla     same section
11147 Boechera stricta     1324 ft. W
11273 Carex vallicola      "valley sedge" same section
11277 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1324 ft. W
11134 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1324 ft. W
11269 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" same section
12176 Ceanothus martinii      "Martin's ceanothus" 2032 ft. E
11153 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 1324 ft. W
11149 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1324 ft. W
07801 Chamaebatiaria millefolium      "fernbush" 1.1 mi. S
07803 Clematis ligusticifolia      "white virgins-bower" 1.1 mi. S
09324 Clematis ligusticifolia      "white virgins-bower" 1.7 mi. SW
11261 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" same section
11138 Crepis intermedia      "hybrid hawksbeard" 1324 ft. W
12175 Cymopterus hendersonii      "Henderson's rock parsley" 2032 ft. E
11135 Delphinium andersonii      "Anderson's larkspur" 1324 ft. W
11146 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1324 ft. W
12180 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" 1016 ft. E
12174 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" 2032 ft. E
12046 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" same section
12051 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" same section
12050 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" same section
12045 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" same section
11143 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" 1324 ft. W
11139 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" 1324 ft. W
11270 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
12179 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" 1016 ft. E
11150 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1324 ft. W
11145 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" 1324 ft. W
12047 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" same section
12049 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" same section
11131 Linum perenne  subsp. lewisii   "Lewis' blue flax" 1324 ft. W
11140 Lomatium foeniculaceum  var. macdougalii   "Macdougal's desert biscuitroot" 1324 ft. W
11267 Lomatium graveolens  var. alpinum   "alpine biscuitroot" same section
12172 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" 1 mi. SE
11137 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" 1324 ft. W
09325 Malcolmia africana      "African mustard" 1.7 mi. SW
11151 Melica stricta  var. stricta   "rock onion-grass" 1324 ft. W
11141 Mentzelia dispersa      "bushy blazingstar" 1324 ft. W
11252 Minuartia rubella      "beautiful sandwort" same section
11255 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
07802 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 1.1 mi. S
11268 Pellaea breweri      "Brewer's cliff brake" same section
11132 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  1324 ft. W
08025 Penstemon leonardii  var. patricus  1.1 mi. S
11254 Penstemon leonardii  var. patricus  same section
11253 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. congestus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" same section
12177 Penstemon speciosus      "showy beardtongue" 1016 ft. E
11264 Penstemon speciosus      "showy beardtongue" same section
11133 Penstemon watsonii      "Watson's beardtongue" 1324 ft. W
11265 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" same section
11262 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  same section
11148 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" 1324 ft. W
11271 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
11152 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 1324 ft. W
07805 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.1 mi. S
11136 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1324 ft. W
12173 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 1 mi. SE
11142 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 1324 ft. W
07804 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1.1 mi. S
11144 Stellaria jamesiana     1324 ft. W
11257 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
12178 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1016 ft. E
11274 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section
12048 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" same section
11266 Synthyris laciniata      "western kittentails" same section
11272 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" same section
11256 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" same section
09326 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" 1.7 mi. SW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Oro del Rey Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 0.7 mi. SE 8701  Goshute Canyon 
Eagles Nest Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 7796  Goshute Canyon 
North Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Goshute 
Indian Squaw Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 2.9 mi. S 7628  Goshute Canyon 
Scotts Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 7664  Goshute 
Big Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3 mi. SE   Goshute 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. NW 9443  Goshute 
Goshute Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Goshute 
Middle Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Goshute Canyon 
Rocky Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. W 10670  Goshute 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Goshute 
Rock Springs (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. E 5243  Goshute Canyon 
Chimney Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 8531  Goshute 
Reilly Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. E   Goshute 
Chokecherry Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Goshute 
South Fork Durse Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. W   Goshute 
North Fork Durse Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.9 mi. W   Goshute 
The Meadows (Flat) Juab County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 9206  Goshute 
Abercrombie Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.1 mi. N 8045  Clifton 
Open A (Flat) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. N 8029  Goshute 

Links

Taxon Links for species Carex rossii  Boott

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=Carex+rossii

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