Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04589 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CaryophyllaceaeCaryophyllaceaeCaryophyllaceae  
Species Cerastium nutans Raf.
Infraspecific    var. nutans 
Common name   nodding chickweed
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   506  
Coll. Date 10 August 2000 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Box Elder County
Locality Raft River Mountains, W of Clear Creek Campground;
     Elev.: 6926 ft. (2112 m.)
Habitat Notes along stream bank; riparian community, with aspen, mountain mahogany, single-needle pinyon. 
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° 57'  2" N, 113° 20'  20" W
Township Range T14N, R13W, Sec. 9  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Cerastium nutans var. nutans Raf.

     Cerastium longepedunculatum Muhl. ex Britt.
     Cerastium nutans var. occidentale Boivin

Common Name(s): nodding chickweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527239, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Caryophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Cerastium
                                        Species: Cerastium nutans
                                            Variety: Cerastium nutans var. nutans
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04589s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08777s2.jpg 
08777
specimen image: 15687s1.jpg 
15687

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04623 Alopecurus aequalis  var. aequalis   "short-awn foxtail" same section
04631 Aquilegia formosa  var. formosa   "western columbine" same section
04637 Arnica mollis      "hairy arnica" same section
07465 Barbarea orthoceras      "American yellowrocket" same section
04626 Carex lanuginosa     same section
07470 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1 mi. W
07468 Cerastium fontanum  subsp. vulgare   "big mouse-ear chickweed" 1 mi. W
04629 Cirsium vulgare      "bull thistle" same section
04627 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" same section
07463 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
04634 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" same section
04864 Marchantia polymorpha     same section
04636 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
04632 Mimulus lewisii      "Lewis' monkeyflower" same section
07471 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" 1 mi. W
07469 Poa annua      "annual bluegrass" 1 mi. W
04638 Ranunculus macounii      "Macoun's buttercup" same section
07464 Ribes hudsonianum  var. petiolare   "western black currant" same section
04643 Rorippa curvipes      "bluntleaf yellowcress" same section
04628 Rumex crispus      "curly dock" same section
04625 Scirpus microcarpus      "panicled bulrush" same section
04624 Scirpus microcarpus      "panicled bulrush" same section
07467 Senecio pauperculus      "balsam groundsel" 1 mi. W
04639 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" same section
04642 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" same section
04630 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Clear Creek Campground (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 910 ft. E 6667  Rosevere Point 
Right Fork Clear Creek (Arroyo) Box Elder County, UT 2784 ft. W   Standrod 
Right Fork Clear Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 2910 ft. W   Standrod 
Bull Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 0.8 mi. SE   Rosevere Point 
Lake Fork (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Rosevere Point 
Clear Creek Campground (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 1.1 mi. E 6247  Rosevere Point 
Rosevere Fork (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Rosevere Point 
Pinnacle (Pillar) Box Elder County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 8035  Rosevere Point 
Bull Flat (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 9206  Rosevere Point 
Rosevere Point (Cliff) Box Elder County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8911  Rosevere Point 
Bull Lake (Reservoir) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. S 9239  Rosevere Point 
Big Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. S 9679  Rosevere Point 
Italian Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Rosevere Point 
Water Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 3.3 mi. NE   Rosevere Point 
Clear Creek (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 5640  Rosevere Point 
Clear Creek Cemetery (Cemetery) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 5502  Rosevere Point 
Hidden Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 8075  Rosevere Point 
Hidden Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 7733  Rosevere Point 
Jim Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 4.1 mi. E   Rosevere Point 
Naf (Populated Place) Cassia County, ID 4.9 mi. NE 5289  Naf 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cerastium nutans  Raf.

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=Cerastium+nutans

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