Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04865 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Bryum pallens (Brid.) Sw.
Common name   bryum moss
Donna M. Barnes   585b  
   with K.T. Harper, D. Carter
Coll. Date 11 August 2000 
United States
Summit County
Locality Lily Lake, W of Utah Highway 150;
     Elev.: 9927 ft. (3027 m.)
Habitat Notes wet sub-alpine meadow. 
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° 40'  58" N, 110° 56'  8" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Bryum pallens (Brid.) Sw. in Röhl.

     Bryum fallax Milde in Rabenh.
     Bryum pallens var. fallax Jur.

Common Name(s): bryum moss.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=15966, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Division: Bryophyta
                Subdivision: Musci
                    Class: Bryopsida
                        Subclass: Bryidae
                            Order: Bryales
                                Family: Bryaceae
                                    Genus: Bryum
                                        Species: Bryum pallens


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04865s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05671 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" 1.1 mi. S
07808 Agrostis scabra      "ticklegrass" 607 ft. S
04680 Agrostis scabra      "ticklegrass" same section
02294 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" 1.8 mi. S
02295 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi      "kinnikinnick" 1.7 mi. S
04690 Arnica latifolia      "broad-leaf arnica" 2874 ft. SE
03927 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 1.7 mi. S
04714 Betula glandulosa      "resin birch" 2874 ft. SE
07813 Callitriche heterophylla      "twoheaded water-starwort" 607 ft. S
04722 Callitriche palustris      "vernal water-starwort" same section
04686 Carex albonigra      "blackandwhite sedge" same section
04664 Carex echinata      "star sedge" same section
04679 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" same section
04684 Carex rossii      "Ross' sedge" same section
04653 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 2874 ft. SE
04715 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" 2874 ft. SE
04662 Castilleja rhexiifolia      "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 2874 ft. SE
03923 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. salicifolius   "willowleaf rubber rabbitbrush" 1.7 mi. S
04683 Danthonia intermedia      "timber oatgrass" same section
05482 Elatine brachysperma      "shortseed waterwort" 1.1 mi. S
07810 Eleocharis parvula      "dwarf spikerush" 607 ft. S
18133 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" 1.8 mi. S
18037 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 1.7 mi. S
03003 Gentiana affinis      "pleated gentian" same section
04663 Gentiana calycosa      "mountain bog gentian" 2874 ft. SE
03004 Gentiana calycosa      "mountain bog gentian" same section
04651 Hierochloe odorata      "sweetgrass" 2874 ft. SE
04721 Hypericum anagalloides      "tinker's penny" same section
04681 Juncus mertensianus      "Mertens' rush" same section
04685 Juncus parryi      "Parry's rush" same section
04666 Nuphar polysepala     same section
04659 Nuphar polysepala     same section
04688 Nuphar polysepala     same section
07807 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed Canary grass" 607 ft. S
04717 Plantago tweedyi      "Tweedy's plantain" same section
04682 Poa reflexa      "nodding bluegrass" same section
04687 Poa reflexa      "nodding bluegrass" same section
04691 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" 2874 ft. SE
05483 Polygonum polygaloides  subsp. kelloggii   "Kellogg's knotweed" 1.1 mi. S
04720 Polytrichum juniperinum      "juniper polytrichum moss" same section
03067 Potentilla fruticosa     same section
07809 Ranunculus flammula  var. ovalis   "creeping spearwort" 607 ft. S
18036 Rhododendron neoglandulosum      "western Labrador tea" 1.7 mi. S
14751 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.8 mi. S
18035 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.8 mi. S
14752 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 1.8 mi. S
04719 Rorippa curvipes  var. integra  same section
07812 Rorippa sinuata      "spreading yellowcress" 607 ft. S
02292 Rubus idaeus  var. strigosus   "wild red raspberry" 1.7 mi. S
18039 Salix       "willow" 1.7 mi. S
18038 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1.7 mi. S
14753 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 1.8 mi. S
18034 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 1.8 mi. S
14754 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.8 mi. S
14755 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.8 mi. S
03929 Salix planifolia      "diamondleaf willow" 1.7 mi. S
04661 Selaginella densa      "lesser spikemoss" 2874 ft. SE
07811 Sparganium angustifolium      "narrow-leaf bur-reed" 607 ft. S
05484 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" 1.1 mi. S
04700 Sphagnum capillaceum     2874 ft. SE
04678 Spiranthes romanzoffiana  var. romanzoffiana   "hooded ladies tresses" same section
04677 Swertia perennis      "felwort" same section
05485 Symphyotrichum foliaceum  var. apricum   "alpine leafybract aster" 1.1 mi. S
07906 Tolypella       "stonewort" 607 ft. S
04699 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" same section
18040 Vaccinium cespitosum      "dwarf bilberry" same section
04660 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 2874 ft. SE
14750 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 1.8 mi. S
04701 Vaccinium uliginosum      "bog blueberry" 2874 ft. SE
04718 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lilly Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 426 ft. SW 9935  Mirror Lake 
Lilly Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 1093 ft. SW 9922  Mirror Lake 
Lost Creek Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 1183 ft. SE 10010  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake Number Two (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1763 ft. SW 9932  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake Number Two Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 1763 ft. SW 9932  Mirror Lake 
Diamond Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2371 ft. W 9925  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 9899  Mirror Lake 
Lost Lake Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 9899  Mirror Lake 
Trial Lake Campground (Locale) Summit County, UT 0.7 mi. W 9886  Mirror Lake 
Star Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 10000  Mirror Lake 
Star Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 10000  Mirror Lake 
Lost Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. SW   Mirror Lake 
Clegg Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 10499  Mirror Lake 
Dean Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. N 10371  Mirror Lake 
Trial Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1 mi. W 9827  Mirror Lake 
Trial Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. W 9813  Mirror Lake 
Lake Marion (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.1 mi. W 9899  Mirror Lake 
Notch Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10309  Mirror Lake 
Cliff Lake (Reservoir) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. N 10306  Mirror Lake 
Cliff Lake Dam (Dam) Summit County, UT 1.7 mi. N 10306  Mirror Lake 


Taxon Links for species Bryum pallens  (Brid.) Sw.

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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