Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11919 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths
Common name   blue grama
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5366  
Coll. Date 08 August 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Escalante Mountains, FR117, to Escalante, [along North Creek Road (FH 17), N of the mouth of Beck Hollow, roadcut N of the road];
     Elev.: 7939 ft. (2420 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky red soil; ponderosa pine community. 
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 37° 54'  6" N, 111° 47'  29" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths

     Bouteloua gracilis var. stricta (Vasey) A.S. Hitchc.
     Bouteloua oligostachya (Nutt.) Torr. ex Gray
     Chondrosum gracile Willd. ex Kunth
     Chondrosum oligostachyum (Nutt.) Torr.

Common Name(s): blue grama.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41493, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11919s1.jpg specimen image: 11919d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01268s1.jpg 
01268
specimen image: 01350s1.jpg 
01350
specimen image: 03640s1.jpg 
03640
specimen image: 03647s1.jpg 
03647
specimen image: 05391s1.jpg 
05391
specimen image: 05507s1.jpg 
05507
specimen image: 07234s1.jpg 
07234
specimen image: 10885s1.jpg 
10885

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11924 Asclepias asperula      "spider milkweed" same section
13634 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" same section
11921 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" same section
11920 Hymenoxys helenioides      "Intermountain rubberweed" same section
11922 Lygodesmia spinosa      "thorn skeletonweed" same section
11923 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Twitchell Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2233 ft. N   Barker Reservoir 
White Ranch (Locale) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 8189  Barker Reservoir 
Griffin Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Barker Reservoir 
White Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. S   Barker Reservoir 
Beck Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Barker Reservoir 
Holbys Bottom (Bend) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. NW 9282  Barker Reservoir 
Whites Cove (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Barker Reservoir 
West Fork North Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Barker Reservoir 
Lower Barker Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 9449  Barker Reservoir 
Lower Barker Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9443  Barker Reservoir 
Whites Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 7924  Barker Reservoir 
Mitchell Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 9065  Griffin Point 
Joe Lay Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 9476  Barker Reservoir 
Gates Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 9518  Barker Reservoir 
Rock Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 9289  Barker Reservoir 
Barker Dam (Dam) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9571  Barker Reservoir 
Barker Reservoir Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9535  Barker Reservoir 
Barker Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9531  Barker Reservoir 
Yellow Lake (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 9633  Barker Reservoir 
Tall Four Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 9669  Barker Reservoir 

Links

Taxon Links for species Bouteloua gracilis  (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths

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=Bouteloua+gracilis

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