Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09766 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fernald
Common name   American sloughgrass
J.G. Harris   3596  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 21 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  Yukon Territory.  
Locality along the Klondike River ca 25 km due E of Dawson City. 
Elev.: 1378 ft. (420 m.)
Habitat Notes streambank community. 
Latitude Longitude 64° 2'  8" N, 138° 49'  33" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fern.

     Beckmannia eruciformis auct. non (L.) Host
     Beckmannia eruciformis ssp. baicalensis (Kusnez.) HultÚn
     Beckmannia eruciformis eruciformis (Linnaeus) Host
     Beckmannia eruciformis var. uniflora Scribn. ex Gray
     Beckmannia syzigachne ssp. baicalensis (Kusnez.) Koyama & Kawano
     Beckmannia syzigachne var. uniflora (Scribn. ex Gray) Boivin

Common Name(s): American sloughgrass, slough grass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41325, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Poaceae
                                    Genus: Beckmannia
                                        Species: Beckmannia syzigachne


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09766s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07050s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07643s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09736 Arabidopsis lyrata  var. kamchatica   "Kamchatica rockcress" same section
09732 Eurybia sibiricus      "arctic aster" same section
09734 Rorippa palustris  var. occidentalis  same section
09735 Stellaria longifolia      "long-leaf starwort" same section
09733 Wilhelmsia physodes      "merckia" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Beckmannia syzigachne  (Steud.) Fernald

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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