Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 00567 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
CaryophyllaceaeCaryophyllaceaeCaryophyllaceae  
Species Cerastium arvense L.
Infraspecific    subsp. strictum Gaudin
Common name   field chickweed
Collector(s)
R. Collins   602  
Coll. Date 17 August 1979 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Juab County
Locality N up Mount Nebo, Nebo Basin Trail.
     Elev.: 10400 ft. (3171 m.)
Habitat Notes ridge top, shaley, W facing slopes. 
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° 48'  16" N, 111° 38'  54" W
Township Range T12S, R2E, Sec. 1  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
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).
Specimen Notes 10400-11877 ft. elev.; [axillary leaf tufts present, J.A. Alexander, November 2010]. 

Taxonomy


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

     Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum (L.) Ugborogho

     Cerastium alsophilum Greene
     Cerastium angustatum Greene
     Cerastium arvense var. angustifolium Fenzl
     Cerastium arvense var. latifolium Fenzl
     Cerastium arvense var. purpurascens Boivin
     Cerastium arvense var. viscidulum Gremli
     Cerastium campestre Greene
     Cerastium confertum Greene
     Cerastium effusum Greene
     Cerastium elongatum Pursh
     Cerastium graminifolium Rydb.
     Cerastium latifolium Fenzl
     Cerastium nitidum Greene
     Cerastium occidentale Greene
     Cerastium oreophilum Greene
     Cerastium patulum Greene
     Cerastium scopulorum Greene
     Cerastium sonnei Greene
     Cerastium strictum L.
     Cerastium subulatum Greene
     Cerastium tenuifolium Pursh
     Cerastium vestitum Greene

Common Name(s): field chickweed, field mouse-ear chickweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=523825, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Caryophyllales
                                Family: Caryophyllaceae
                                    Genus: Cerastium
                                        Species: Cerastium arvense
                                            Subspecies: Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00567s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00945s2.jpg 
00945
specimen image: 07206s2.jpg 
07206
specimen image: 07259s2.jpg 
07259
specimen image: 08865s2.jpg 
08865
specimen image: 12304b1.jpg 
12304
specimen image: 12304a1.jpg 
12304
specimen image: 12304s2.jpg 
12304
specimen image: 12408s1.jpg 
12408
specimen image: 13863s1.jpg 
13863
specimen image: 15720s1.jpg 
15720

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00556 Elymus scribneri      "spreading wheatgrass" same section
00565 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
00569 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
00627 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" same section
00557 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" same section
00559 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" same section
00558 Lupinus argenteus  var. utahensis   "Utah silky lupine" same section
00563 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
00568 Ranunculus adoneus      "alpine buttercup" same section
00626 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
00564 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" same section
00628 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" same section
00561 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
00562 Solidago multiradiata  var. scopulorum   "low goldenrod" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Summit Trail (Trail) Juab County, UT 1801 ft. NE 8317  Nebo Basin 
Golden Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8124  Nebo Basin 
Upper Pasture (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7330  Nebo Basin 
Corral Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Sawmill Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Red Rock Pasture (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N 6713  Nebo Basin 
Middle Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Spencer Canyon 
Devils Kitchen (Area) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. W 8262  Nebo Basin 
Black Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Red Creek Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 7261  Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
Trail Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 7172  Nebo Basin 
Holman Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Hop Creek Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 3.5 mi. S 8278  Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Bear Trap Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.6 mi. N 7546  Nebo Basin 
Beaver Dam Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Left Fork Spencer Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 3.3 mi. E   Spencer Canyon 

Links

Taxon Links for species Cerastium arvense  L.

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+arvense

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