Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11677 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey
Infraspecific    subsp. elymoides 
Common name   common squirreltail
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   5124  
Coll. Date 08 June 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Nevada
Elko County
Locality Pilot Range, salt flats S of Miners Canyon;
     Elev.: 4295 ft. (1309 m.)
Habitat Notes specimen notes labeled as "Tooele County" 
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 40° 55'  24.18" N, 114° 3'  26.3" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Specimen Notes specimen notes labeled "Tooele County" 

Taxonomy


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

     Elymus elymoides ssp. elymoides (Raf.) Swezey

     Elymus sitanion J.A. Schultes
     Sitanion elymoides Raf.
     Sitanion hystrix (Nutt.) J.G. Sm.

Common Name(s): bottlebrush squirreltail, squirreltail.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=525113, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Poaceae
                                    Genus: Elymus
                                        Species: Elymus elymoides
                                            Subspecies: Elymus elymoides ssp. elymoides
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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00745
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00795
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00992
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02112
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02399
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03576
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03598
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03599
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03769
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04425
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04486
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06363
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11556
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11556
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11800
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11800
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12675

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11682 Achnatherum hymenoides      "Indian ricegrass" same section
11686 Atriplex gardneri  var. utahensis   "Utah saltbush" same section
11680 Bassia americana      "green molly" same section
11688 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" 1.2 mi. SE
11678 Halogeton glomeratus      "saltlover" same section
11681 Lepidium montanum  var. montanum   "mountain pepperwort" same section
11684 Loeseliastrum depressum      "depressed ipomopsis" same section
11687 Sarcocornia utahensis      "Utah swampfire" 1.2 mi. SE
11683 Stanleya pinnata  var. pinnata   "desert princesplume" same section
11679 Tetradymia spinosa      "shortspine horsebrush" same section
11685 Townsendia jonesii  var. jonesii   "Jones' Townsend-daisy" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Salt Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 1 mi. W 4278  Miners Canyon 
Little Salt Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 2.6 mi. S 4282  Miners Canyon 
Pilot Creek Valley (Valley) Elko County, NV 3.2 mi. S   Pilot Peak NW 
Miners Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 3.3 mi. N   Miners Canyon 
Halls Meadow (Flat) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 4259  Miners Canyon 
Leppy Reservoir (Reservoir) Elko County, NV 4.1 mi. S 4311  Leppy Peak 
Window Rock (Pillar) Elko County, NV 3.5 mi. W 4813  Miners Canyon 
Willow Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.7 mi. N 5036  Miners Canyon 
Willow Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 4.9 mi. N   Pilot Peak 
Miners Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 5 mi. N 6408  Miners Canyon 
Willow Spring (Spring) Elko County, NV 5.3 mi. N 5745  Pilot Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey

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=Elymus+elymoides

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