Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15473 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Schismus barbatus (Loefl. ex L.) Thell.
Common name   Mediterranean grass
Collector(s)
W. Fertig   23766  
Coll. Date 06 April 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Arizona
Mohave County
Locality Mojave Desert, E side of Interstate 15 adjacent to wash along N bound on-ramp at Littlefield/Beaver Dam exit.
    
Habitat Notes Sand dune along bank of wash in community of Larrea tridentata-Ambrosia dumosa with Hilaria rigida, Oenothera, Brassica tournefortii, Abronia villosa, & Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia. 
Township Range T40N R15W S4 SW4SW4  
Datum Not recorded
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.

Taxonomy


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

     Schismus barbatus (Loefl. ex L.) Thellung

     Festuca barbata Loefl. ex L.

Common Name(s): common Mediterranean grass, Mediterranean grass, Mediterraneangrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42066, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15473s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04990s2.jpg 
04990
specimen image: 09341s1.jpg 
09341
specimen image: 10058s1.jpg 
10058
specimen image: 10139s2.jpg 
10139
specimen image: 11481f1.jpg 
11481
specimen image: 11481s1.jpg 
11481
specimen image: 15470s1.jpg 
15470

Nearby Accessions

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Links

Taxon Links for species Schismus barbatus  (Loefl. ex L.) Thell.

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=Schismus+barbatus

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