Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12838 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Leymus cinereus (Scribn. & Merr.) A. Love
Common name   Great Basin wildrye
D.M. Barnes   5746  
Coll. Date 05 June 2007 
United States
Millard County
Locality US Highway 6-50, Confusion Range, Kings Canyon, S of road;
     Elev.: 5537 ft. (1688 m.)
Habitat Notes rock crevices and silty soil at base of dolomite cliffs. 
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 39° 5'  4" N, 113° 34'  18" 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.


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

     Leymus cinereus (Scribn. & Merr.) A. Löve

     Aneurolepidium piperi (Bowden) Baum
     Elymus cinereus Scribn. & Merr.
     Elymus cinereus var. pubens (Piper) C.L. Hitchc.
     Elymus condensatus var. pubens Piper
     Elymus piperi Bowden

Common Name(s): basin wildrye.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=503433, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12838s2.jpg specimen image: 12838c1.jpg specimen image: 12838d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04529s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05264s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09088s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09871s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11004s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12839 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" same section
15878 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1263 ft. E
12842 Brickellia oblongifolia  var. linifolia   "narrow-leaf brickellbush" same section
08631 Brickellia oblongifolia  var. linifolia   "narrow-leaf brickellbush" same section
08632 Camissonia boothii  var. villosa   "Booth's desert primrose" same section
15879 Erigeron pumilus  var. condensatus   "Great Basin shaggy fleabane" 1232 ft. E
08639 Haplopappus cervinus      "antelope goldenbush" same section
08636 Leymus salinus  subsp. salinus   "Salina wildrye" same section
08638 Lomatium grayi  var. depauperatum   "stunted biscuitroot" same section
12840 Marrubium vulgare      "horehound" same section
08634 Marrubium vulgare      "horehound" same section
12841 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" same section
08633 Perityle stansburyi      "Stansbury's rockdaisy" same section
08637 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" same section
08635 Verbascum thapsus      "common mullein" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cat Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 700 ft. SW   Bullgrass Knoll 
Kings Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Bullgrass Knoll 
Bullgrass Knoll (Summit) Millard County, UT 2 mi. NW 6729  Bullgrass Knoll 
King Cove (Basin) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 5387  Bullgrass Knoll 
Horse Heaven (Basin) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. S 7536  Bullgrass Knoll 
Little Horse Heaven (Basin) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 7330  Bullgrass Knoll 
Payson Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.1 mi. N   Dowdell Canyon 
Blackham Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.4 mi. SE   Bullgrass Knoll 


Taxon Links for species Leymus cinereus  (Scribn. & Merr.) A. Love

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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