Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15831 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Poa glauca Vahl
Infraspecific    var. glauca 
Common name   Greenland bluegrass
Collector(s)
Oliver Hansen   114  
   with Beth Hansen
Coll. Date 18 September 2010 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Summit County
Locality Uinta Mountains, Henry’s Fork Basin, W shore of Dollar Lake; 
 
Elev.: 10827 ft. (3301 m.)
Habitat Notes alpine lake margins; associated species: Picea engelmannii, Salix glauca, perennial grasses. 
Latitude Longitude 40° 49'  34.56" N, 110° 22'  38.28" 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.
Voucher Senior Thesis Voucher for Henry's Fork and Vicinity Checklist, Block 19, northern Utah and southern Wyoming. 

Taxonomy


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

     Poa glauca ssp. glauca Vahl

     Poa glauca ssp. conferta (Blytt) Lindm.
     Poa glauca var. conferta (Blytt) Nannf.
     Poa glauca ssp. glaucantha (Gaudin) Lindm.
     Poa glauca var. laxiuscula (Blytt) Lindm.
     Poa glaucantha Gaudin
     Poa nascopieana Polunin
     Poa scopulorum Butters & Abbe
     Poa X tormentuosa Butters & Abbe

Common Name(s): glaucous bluegrass, white blue grass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524542, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00038s1.jpg 
00038
specimen image: 05105s1.jpg 
05105
specimen image: 05205s1.jpg 
05205
specimen image: 06106s1.jpg 
06106
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06297
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06767
specimen image: 09110s1.jpg 
09110
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09110
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09110
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09117

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14075 Agoseris glauca  var. cronquistii   "Cronquist's mountain dandelion" 2416 ft. S
14072 Aster foliaceus  var. apricus   "alpine leafybract aster" 1 mi. SE
15838 Danthonia intermedia      "timber oatgrass" same section
14073 Erigeron goodrichii      "Uinta Mountains fleabane" 1 mi. SE
15834 Festuca ovina  var. saximontana  same section
14074 Gentianella amarella      "autumn dwarf gentian" same section
15839 Juncus triglumis      "three-hulled rush" same section
15829 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" same section
15830 Poa alpina      "alpine bluegrass" same section
15832 Poa reflexa      "nodding bluegrass" same section
15836 Potentilla rubricaulis      "red-stemmed cinquefoil" 1272 ft. NE
15828 Salix glauca  var. villosa   "grayleaf willow" same section
15833 Trifolium parryi  var. montanense  same section
15837 Trisetum spicatum      "spike trisetum" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dollar Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 488 ft. NE 10791  Mount Powell 
Henrys Fork Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 10824  Mount Powell 
Grass Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.2 mi. W 10824  Mount Powell 
Sawmill Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.6 mi. N 10663  Mount Powell 
Elkhorn Crossing (Locale) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. N 10381  Mount Powell 
Bear Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 10775  Mount Powell 
Irland Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 1.6 mi. W 11395  Mount Powell 
Lake Blanchard (Lake) Summit County, UT 2 mi. SW 11172  Mount Powell 
Gunsight Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 11854  Kings Peak 
Gilbert Peak (Summit) Summit County, UT 1.9 mi. E 13409  Kings Peak 
Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.1 mi. W 11369  Mount Powell 
Anderson Pass (Gap) Duchesne County, UT 2.9 mi. S 12681  Mount Powell 
Cliff Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 11451  Mount Powell 
Kings Peak (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 3.3 mi. S 13026  Kings Peak 
Flat Top Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. W 12123  Mount Powell 
Mount Powell (Summit) Summit County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 13035  Mount Powell 
Gilbert Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. E 10913  Kings Peak 
Alligator Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 4.1 mi. N 10040  Gilbert Peak NE 
South Kings Peak (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 4.1 mi. S 13193  Mount Powell 
Gilbert Creek Basin (Basin) Duchesne County, UT 3.3 mi. E 11457  Kings Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Poa glauca  Vahl

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=Poa+glauca

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