Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01256 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Carex egglestonii Mack.
Common name   Eggleston's sedge
K. Anderson   138  
  [no date]  
United States
Beaver County
Locality Round Flat.
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 38° 19'  2" N, 112° 23'  23" W
Township Range T29S, R5W, Sec. 2  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Carex egglestonii Mackenzie

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=39585, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01256s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04133s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06640s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10781s2.jpg 
specimen image: 15554s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01257 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" same section
14202 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 292 ft. SE
01261 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
01259 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" same section
15116 Castilleja parvula  var. parvula   "Tushar Range paintbrush" same section
01262 Geranium caespitosum      "James' geranium" same section
01255 Juncus hallii      "Hall's rush" same section
01260 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" same section
01258 Potentilla gracilis  var. pulcherrima   "beautiful cinquefoil" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mount Holly Ski Area (Locale) Beaver County, UT 2010 ft. NE 9633  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Tushar Ridge (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 2775 ft. S 9843  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Kays Meadow (Flat) Beaver County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 9899  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Round Flat (Flat) Beaver County, UT 1 mi. NW 9623  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Elk Meadows Ski Area (Locale) Beaver County, UT 1.1 mi. E 10135  Delano Peak 
Blainies Dam (Dam) Beaver County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 9558  Delano Peak 
Hy Hunt Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Delano Peak 
Hi Hunt Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Delano Peak 
Otter Lake (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 9571  Delano Peak 
Mirror Lake (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 9600  Delano Peak 
Twin Lakes (Lake) Beaver County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10132  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Puffer Lake (Reservoir) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9659  Delano Peak 
Puffer Lake Dam (Dam) Beaver County, UT 1.3 mi. E 9659  Delano Peak 
Sawmill Fork (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Shelly Baldy Peak 
Grizzly Ridges (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 9052  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Britts Meadows (Flat) Beaver County, UT 1.7 mi. S 8813  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Delano Ranger Station (Locale) Beaver County, UT 1.8 mi. S 8892  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Sawmill Ridge (Ridge) Beaver County, UT 1.6 mi. W 9800  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Cougar Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.9 mi. SW   Shelly Baldy Peak 
Beetle Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Delano Peak 


Taxon Links for species Carex egglestonii  Mack.

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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