Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14012 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
Poaceae  
Species Leptochloa panicea (Retz.) Ohwi
Common name   mucronate sprangletop
Collector(s)
L.C. Higgins   27906  
Coll. Date 05 September 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington County
Locality St. George along Riverside Drive.
     Elev.: 2755 ft. (840 m.)
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° 5'  11" N, 113° 33'  51" W
Township Range T42S R15W S32  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Leptochloa panicea (Retz.) Ohwi

Common Name(s): mucronate sprangletop.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41827, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14012s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05949 Achnatherum speciosum      "desert needlegrass" 2306 ft. NW
14455 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" same section
14826 Atriplex polycarpa      "cattle saltbush" 1.5 mi. SE
04327 Chenopodium fremontii      "big saltbush" same section
04324 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  same section
05950 Cryptantha barbigera      "bearded forget-me-not" 2306 ft. NW
05946 Echinocereus engelmannii  var. chrysocentrus   "Engelmann's hedgehog cactus" 2306 ft. NW
05948 Encelia frutescens  var. virginensis   "Virgin River brittlebush" 2306 ft. NW
05953 Hesperostipa comata  subsp. comata   "needle-and-thread grass" 2306 ft. NW
14825 Lycium torreyi      "Torrey wolfberry" 1.5 mi. SE
05945 Selinocarpus diffusus  subsp. nevadensis  2306 ft. NW
05600 Sorghum halepense      "Johnson grass" 1.4 mi. N
05601 Sorghum halepense      "Johnson grass" 1.4 mi. N
00160 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 2306 ft. NW
14827 Suaeda torreyana  var. ramosissima  1.5 mi. SE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Saint George Fields (Flat) Washington County, UT 2269 ft. N 2605  Saint George 
Cottam Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 2612  Saint George 
KRDC-FM (St George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 2612  Saint George 
Twin Lakes RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. N 2644  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. N 2625  Saint George 
Saint George Valley Lateral (Canal) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 2622  Saint George 
KDXU-AM (Saint George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. W 2543  Saint George 
Dixie High School (School) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 2631  Saint George 
Saint George East School (School) Washington County, UT 1 mi. N 2671  Saint George 
Fort Pearce Wash (Arroyo) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SW   Rock Canyon 
Dixie Middle School (School) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NW 2615  Saint George 
Dixie Medical Center (Hospital) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 2658  Saint George 
First Southern Baptist Church (Church) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 2684  Saint George 
KDXU-AM (Saint George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 2664  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. N 2664  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NW 2671  Saint George 
Temple View RV Resort (Park) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. W 2615  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. N 2756  Saint George 
Community Baptist Church (Church) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. N 2756  Saint George 
Saint George City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. N 2756  Saint George 

Links

Taxon Links for species Leptochloa panicea  (Retz.) Ohwi

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=Leptochloa+panicea

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