Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11682 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Achnatherum hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth
Common name   Indian ricegrass
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5129  
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 originally 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 WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Specimen Notes specimen notes labeled "Tooele County" 

Taxonomy


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

     Achnatherum hymenoides (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Barkworth

     Eriocoma cuspidata Nutt.
     Oryzopsis hymenoides (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Ricker ex Piper
     Stipa hymenoides Roemer & J.A. Schultes

Common Name(s): Indian ricegrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=507943, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11682s1.jpg specimen image: 11682d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00995
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01125
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01205
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02002
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02540
specimen image: 02712s1.jpg 
02712
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02961
specimen image: 03295s1.jpg 
03295
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03603
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03604
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05458
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06413
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07278
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09077

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11686 Atriplex gardneri  var. utahensis   "Utah saltbush" same section
11680 Bassia americana      "green molly" same section
11688 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" 1.2 mi. SE
11677 Elymus elymoides  subsp. elymoides   "common squirreltail" same section
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 Achnatherum hymenoides  (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth

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=Achnatherum+hymenoides

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