Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 03769 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey
Infraspecific    ssp. californicus (J.G. Sm.) Barkworth
Common name   squirreltail
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
   with E. Buchert, L. Passey, B. Prestwich, J. Simpson
Coll. Date 26 May 1999 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield
Locality Upper Calf Creek Falls Trail, near the top of the trail on the south side;
    
Habitat Notes slick rock, white sand, full sun, western exposure, associated with pinyon, juniper. 
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° 51'  27" N, 111° 26'  44" W
Township Range T34S, R4E, Sec. 10, 11, 14, 15  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Elymus elymoides ssp. californicus (J.G. Sm.) Barkworth, comb. nov. ined.

     Sitanion hystrix var. californicum (J.G. Sm.) F.D. Wilson

Common Name(s): squirreltail.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=525112, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03769s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00738
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00745
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00795
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00992
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02112
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02399
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03576
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03598
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03599
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04167
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04425
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04486
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05660
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06070
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06363
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08489
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08573
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11556
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11556
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11677
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11677
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11800
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11800
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12675

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03782 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
03781 Arenaria fendleri      "Fendler's sandwort" same section
03796 Arenaria macradenia      "desert sandwort" same section
03785 Astragalus ceramicus      "painted milkvetch" same section
03768 Astragalus zionis      "Zion milkvetch" same section
03776 Dithyrea wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" same section
03921 Gilia subnuda      "coral gilia" same section
06551 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
06552 Hymenoxys cooperi      "Cooper's rubberweed" same section
03787 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" same section
03757 Orobanche fasciculata      "clustered broomrape" same section
03751 Orobanche fasciculata     same section
03745 Penstemon eatonii  var. undosus  same section
03786 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" same section
03775 Psilostrophe sparsiflora      "greenstem paperflower" same section
03771 Tradescantia occidentalis      "prairie spiderwort" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Upper Calf Creek Falls (Falls) Garfield County, UT 1983 ft. W 6034  Calf Creek 
New Home Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. N 6555  Calf Creek 
McGath Point (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. S 6680  Calf Creek 
McGath Point Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6697  Calf Creek 
Baker Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Boulder Town 
The Hogback (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 6313  Calf Creek 
Lower Calf Creek Falls (Falls) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 5607  Calf Creek 
Balancing Rock (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. N 6802  Boulder Town 
Thompson Ledge (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6628  Boulder Town 
Durffey Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. E 6614  Calf Creek 
Sweetwater Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Roger Peak 
Sugarloaf (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6828  Boulder Town 
Anasazi Historical Site (Park) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 6585  Boulder Town 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. SE   Boulder Town 
Schoolhouse Ledge (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. N 6847  Boulder Town 
Boulder Town (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. N 6700  Boulder Town 
Boulder School (School) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. N 6710  Boulder Town 
Boulder Post Office (Post Office) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. N 6683  Boulder Town 
Bowington Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5889  Calf Creek 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. N 6654  Boulder Town 

Links

Taxon Links for species Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey

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=Elymus+elymoides

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