Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04425 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey
Infraspecific    subsp. californicus (J.G. Sm.) Barkworth
Common name   California squirreltail
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 10 July 2000 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wasatch County
Locality Utah Highway 220, Snake Creek, N of Midway;
     Elev.: 6352 ft. (1937 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain shrub community; wet seep area along roadside. 
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 40° 33'  32" N, 111° 30'  37" W
Township Range T3S, R4E, Sec. 17  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
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):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04409 Agrostis exarata      "spike bentgrass" same section
04419 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" same section
04373 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. ludoviciana   "Louisiana wormwood" same section
04427 Bromus arvensis      "field brome" same section
04423 Bromus ciliatus      "fringed brome" same section
04418 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
04426 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" same section
04422 Juncus ensifolius  var. brunnescens  same section
04420 Juncus longistylis      "longstyle rush" same section
12826 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.2 mi. E
12825 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" 1.2 mi. E
04357 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" same section
04424 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed Canary grass" same section
04358 Plantago lanceolata      "narrow-leaf plantain" same section
04356 Platanthera huronensis      "northern green orchid" same section
04355 Polygonum douglasii  var. douglasii  same section
04421 Schedonorus pratensis      "meadow fescue" same section
04414 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" same section
04353 Trifolium repens      "white clover" same section
04352 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" same section
12824 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 1.2 mi. E

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Epperson Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 0.6 mi. S 6263  Brighton 
Bonner Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. S   Brighton 
Lavina Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Brighton 
Mill Flat (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. W 6726  Brighton 
Springer Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. E   Brighton 
William Walter Wilson Burial Site (Cemetery) Wasatch County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Heber City 
Mahogany Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. SE 5899  Heber City 
Gerber Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. SE 5843  Heber City 
Boulder Basin (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. N 8642  Brighton 
Lime Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. S   Brighton 
The Peak (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. E 7067  Heber City 
Pine Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Brighton 
Midway Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 2.2 mi. N 8311  Brighton 
Harold P Fabian Visitor Center (Building) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 5768  Heber City 
Phosphate Hill (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. SE 6847  Heber City 
Bonanza Flat (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. N 8491  Brighton 
Snake Creek Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. NW 8258  Brighton 
Mound City Cemetery (Cemetery) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5886  Heber City 
Mound City (Populated Place) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. S 5798  Heber City 
Warm Ditch Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 5725  Heber City 

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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