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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   RSA151936   (Accession number)   image_link (to be added soon)
Determination  ?   Carex utriculata  CCH1 Determination History
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Carex utriculata    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Carex utriculata 
Nativity NATIVE 
eFlora Habit perennial herb 
Collector & Number  ?   Chas. H. Quibell  5918
Formatted Date (YYYY MM DD) ?  1955-08-20 
County (verbatim)  ?   Fresno 
Locality  ?   Hutchinson Meadow area (9400′), jct. Piute and Fr. Canons (immed. W of 12,245′ Pilot Knob), Tributary S Fork San Joaquin River, 10 map miles E Florence Lake; crests N and S 12,100-12,500′.  
Habitat  ?   Lodgepole forest up both canyons to 10,400′ and up both side walls in favored places to 10,400′ or above; Subalpine forest mostly krumholtz and spotty to 11,000′ - specimens rare above that. 
Morphology Notes  ?   This large Carex in the extensive ponds at ca. 10,680′ in lower portion of great embayment on NW wall French Canyon opposite Pilot Knob and below Merriam Lake. Lodgepole-subalpine forest contact immediately above. 
Date Last Modified  ?   2022-03-04 14:33:47 
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