Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07259 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cerastium arvense L.
Infraspecific    subsp. strictum Gaudin
Common name   field chickweed
R. Jolley   2002-39  
Coll. Date 27 June 2002 
United States
Summit County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Buck Fever Ridge.
     Elev.: 8458 ft. (2579 m.)
Habitat Notes lodgepole pine stand on edge of clear cut. 
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° 2'  N, 110° 27'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Specimen Notes [axillary leaf tufts present, J.A. Alexander, November 2010]. 


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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07259s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00567s3.jpg 
specimen image: 00945s2.jpg 
specimen image: 07206s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08865s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12304b1.jpg 
specimen image: 12304a1.jpg 
specimen image: 12304s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12408s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13863s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15720s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07256 Anemone multifida      "Pacific windflower" same section
07252 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
07251 Astragalus canadensis  var. brevidens   "short-tooth Canadian milkvetch" same section
07253 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" same section
07254 Erigeron ursinus      "Bear River fleabane" same section
07257 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephant's head" same section
07250 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  same section
07258 Sisyrinchium demissum      "blue-eyed grass" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Buck Fever Ridge (Ridge) Uinta County, WY 1.7 mi. NE 9206  Buck Fever Ridge 
Lambs Meadow (Flat) Uinta County, WY 1.8 mi. SW 8809  Buck Fever Ridge 
Thunderbolt Mountain (Summit) Uinta County, WY 2.1 mi. S 9525  Buck Fever Ridge 
Archie Creek (Stream) Uinta County, WY 1.9 mi. SW   Lyman Lake 
Archie Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.1 mi. SW   Lyman Lake 
Jacks Park (Park) Uinta County, WY 2.4 mi. SW 8862  Buck Fever Ridge 
Cowboy Cabin Park (Park) Uinta County, WY 2.7 mi. SW 8836  Buck Fever Ridge 
Slab Park (Park) Uinta County, WY 2.4 mi. E 8744  Buck Fever Ridge 
Little Gilbert Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Bridger Lake 
Little Gilbert Creek (Stream) Uinta County, WY 2.4 mi. E   Bridger Lake 
Suicide Park (Park) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 8990  Bridger Lake 
Gilbert Creek (Stream) Summit County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Bridger Lake 
Gilbert Creek (Stream) Uinta County, WY 3.2 mi. NE   Bridger Lake 
Perry Ranch (Locale) Uinta County, WY 3.8 mi. N 7983  Buck Fever Ridge 
Archie Pond (Lake) Uinta County, WY 3.3 mi. SW 9187  Meeks Cabin Reservoir 
Johnson Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 3.9 mi. S 9587  Bridger Lake 
Antone Creek (Stream) Uinta County, WY 4.2 mi. N   Buck Fever Ridge 
Graham Dam (Dam) Uinta County, WY 3.8 mi. NE 8455  Buck Fever Ridge 
Graham Reservoir (Reservoir) Uinta County, WY 3.8 mi. NE 8455  Buck Fever Ridge 
Grahams Reservoir (Reservoir) Uinta County, WY 3.9 mi. SE 9213  Bridger Lake 


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:

Zooming out might reveal more collections in other states.

Note: Printing this page will show all information sequentially.   edit