Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04468 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Agrostis exarata Trin.
Common name   spike bentgrass
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with D. Carter, D.M. Barnes, R. Van Buren
Coll. Date 27 July 2000 
United States
Grand County
Locality La Sal Mountains, Oowa Lake;
     Elev.: 8872 ft. (2705 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain Brush, spruce-fir, riparian community, lake margin. 
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 39° 30'  6" N, 109° 16'  23" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Agrostis exarata Trin.

     Agrostis aenea Trin.
     Agrostis alaskana HultÚn
     Agrostis ampla A.S. Hitchc.
     Agrostis asperifolia Trin.
     Agrostis exarata ssp. minor (Hook.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Agrostis exarata var. minor Hook.
     Agrostis exarata var. monolepis (Torr.) A.S. Hitchc.
     Agrostis exarata var. pacifica Vasey
     Agrostis exarata var. purpurascens HultÚn
     Agrostis longiligula A.S. Hitchc.
     Agrostis longiligula var. australis J.T. Howell
     Agrostis melaleuca (Trin.) A.S. Hitchc.
     Agrostis microphylla var. major Vasey

Common Name(s): spike bentgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=40412, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04468s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00865s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01346s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04409s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04603s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08762s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04467 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" same section
04469 Glyceria striata      "fowl mannagrass" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Willow Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 1762 ft. N 7448  Seep Canyon 
Willow Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.5 mi. N   P R Spring 
Dry PR Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW   Seep Canyon 
Jacks Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   P R Spring 
Black Horse Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 7966  San Arroyo Ridge 
Black Horse Ridge (Ridge) Grand County, UT 2.6 mi. S 8219  P R Spring 
Black Horse Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 7287  Tom Patterson Canyon 
P R Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8084  P R Spring 
Cliff Dweller Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Seep Canyon 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.4 mi. E   San Arroyo Ridge 
Cliff Dweller Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. N 7491  Seep Canyon 
Pope Well Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 8058  P R Spring 
Monument Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 3 mi. NW 7701  Seep Canyon 
South Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.3 mi. NE   P R Spring 
Sweet Water Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 6890  Tom Patterson Canyon 
Black Horse Point (Cliff) Uintah County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 7254  Tom Patterson Canyon 
Railroad Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.3 mi. E   San Arroyo Ridge 
Gorge Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. NE   Tom Patterson Canyon 
Saddle Horse Point (Cliff) Uintah County, UT 4.1 mi. N 7179  Seep Canyon 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.4 mi. E   San Arroyo Ridge 


Taxon Links for species Agrostis exarata  Trin.

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

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