Occurrence record: ALTA-VP:143694

PreservedSpecimen of Carex tenera Dewey | broad-fruited sedge


Data resource University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium
Institution code University of Alberta Museums
Supplied institution code "University of Alberta Museums"
Collection code University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog number 143694
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:ALTA-VP:143694
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations dried and pressed
Identified by Cotterill, Patsy J.
Identified date 2007-07-22
Collector Cotterill, J. Patsy
Supplied as "Cotterill, Patsy J."
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:35062
Rightsholder University of Alberta Museums
Dataset name University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium (ALTA-VP)
Bibliographic citation Carex tenera Dewey(ALTA-VP 143694)
Occurrence status present
Collection code ALTA-VP
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2007-07-22


Date precision Not Supplied


Higher classification Plantae | Flowering Plants | Monocots | Poales | Cyperaceae | Carex L.
Scientific name Carex tenera Dewey
Taxon rank species
Common name broad-fruited sedge
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Supplied as "Flowering Plants"
Class Liliopsida
Supplied as "Monocots"
Order Poales
Family Cyperaceae
Genus Carex
Supplied as "Carex L."
Species Carex tenera
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Infraspecific epithet Carex tenera Dewey
Parent name usage Carex L.
Nomenclatural code ICBN


Higher geography North America | Canada | Alberta
Country Canada
State / Province Alberta
Locality Buck Lake
Latitude 52.983549
Longitude -114.726387
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "NAD83"
Verbatim locality Alberta; Buck Lake, Calhoun Bay; Boreal Natural Region; Central Mixedwood Subregion NAD 83 11U 0652630 E 5872859 N ~ 903 m elev. Cutline at S edge of government property, running N-S, parallel to road; tall graminoid vegetation with Poa palustris, Carex raymondii, Phelum pretense, Trifolium hybridum, Plantago major, Achillea sibirica, Halenia deflexa
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 30.0
Georeferenced by Motta, Lyra
Verbatim SRS NAD83
Georeferenced date 2022-08-08
Continent North America
Location according to Canadian Geographical Names Data Base
Georeference remarks UTM converted to lat-long in GIS. Assumed GPS accuracy
Verbatim coordinates NAD83 11U 0652630 E 5872859 N
Verbatim elevation 903.0
Supplied as 903 m

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References https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/12-199870

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