Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04600 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Poa pratensis L.
Common name   Kentucky bluegrass
R. Van Buren   403  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 26 June 2000 
United States
Locality Nebo Loop, N of Payson Lakes.
Habitat Notes mountain shrub, riparian. 
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° 56'  23" N, 111° 38'  39" W
Township Range T10S, R2.5E, Sec. 13  
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).


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

     Poa pratensis L.

Common Name(s): Kentucky bluegrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41088, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04600s1.jpg

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.
00689 Achnatherum nelsonii  subsp. nelsonii   "Nelson's needlegrass" same section
00688 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" same section
00069 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 2 mi. N
01974 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. purpurea   "orange agoseris" 2 mi. N
04595 Agrostis humilis      "alpine bentgrass" same section
00058 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "white Colorado columbine" 2 mi. N
00925 Arnica parryi      "Parry's arnica" 2 mi. N
00692 Arrhenatherum elatius      "tall oat-grass" same section
04591 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" same section
02433 Callitriche hermaphroditica      "northern water-starwort" 1998 ft. SW
05693 Callitriche hermaphroditica      "northern water-starwort" 2035 ft. SW
00919 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 2 mi. N
00681 Cardamine cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf bittercress" same section
14908 Cardaria       "whitetop" 1 mi. SW
04133 Carex egglestonii      "Eggleston's sedge" 2 mi. N
00917 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 2 mi. N
00684 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" same section
04601 Carex phaeocephala      "dunhead sedge" same section
01982 Castilleja applegatei  var. viscida   "sticky Applegate's paintbrush" 2 mi. N
00922 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 2 mi. N
00070 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" 2 mi. N
00679 Catabrosa aquatica      "water whorlgrass" same section
01975 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 2 mi. N
00690 Conium maculatum      "poison hemlock" same section
14906 Convolvulus arvensis      "field bindweed" 1161 ft. W
14900 Crepis       "hawksbeard" 1 mi. SW
01981 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 2 mi. N
00918 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladderfern" 2 mi. N
00677 Dactylis glomerata      "orchardgrass" same section
00067 Delphinium occidentale      "western larkspur" 2 mi. N
00068 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 2 mi. N
00926 Epilobium angustifolium     2 mi. N
00680 Epilobium glandulosum     same section
01983 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 2 mi. N
00660 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" same section
00638 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 1 mi. NW
00923 Erigeron subtrinervis      "three-nerved fleabane" 2 mi. N
01973 Erigeron uintahensis      "Uinta fleabane" 2 mi. N
01987 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" 2 mi. N
00640 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1 mi. NW
01986 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 2 mi. N
00687 Gayophytum decipiens      "deceptive groundsmoke" same section
00921 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 2 mi. N
01980 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 2 mi. N
00645 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" same section
02783 Heracleum lanatum      "common cow parsnip" 1 mi. NW
00920 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" 2 mi. N
00685 Hordeum brachyantherum  subsp. brachyantherum   "meadow barley" same section
00678 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" same section
01977 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 2 mi. N
01978 Ligusticum filicinum      "fernleaf licorice-root" 2 mi. N
01989 Lupinus argenteus  var. rubricaulis   "red-stemmed silvery lupine" 2 mi. N
14904 Mertensia       "bluebells" 1161 ft. W
01988 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 2 mi. N
00639 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 1 mi. NW
01976 Orthocarpus tolmiei      "Tolmie's owl's-clover" 2 mi. N
01990 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 2 mi. N
00641 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" 1 mi. NW
00915 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 2 mi. N
01985 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina  2 mi. N
00635 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla  same section
00642 Phleum pratense      "timothy" same section
01979 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. foliosissimum   "towering Jacob's-ladder" 2 mi. N
02784 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. foliosissimum   "towering Jacob's-ladder" 1 mi. NW
00924 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 2 mi. N
00843 Ranunculus orthorhynchus  var. platyphyllus  same section
00643 Rorippa tenerrima      "Modoc yellowcress" 1 mi. NW
00644 Rumex salicifolius      "willow dock" same section
04378 Sanguisorba minor      "small burnet" 1 mi. NW
00691 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" same section
01984 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 2 mi. N
00072 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 2 mi. N
00682 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" same section
00927 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 2 mi. N
00683 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" same section
14903 Trifolium       "clover" 1 mi. SW
00916 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" 2 mi. N
00686 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" same section
04351 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" same section
14902 Vicia       "vetch" 1 mi. SW
00071 Viguiera multiflora  var. multiflora   "Showy goldeneye" 2 mi. N
14905 Viola       "violet" 1 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
McClellan Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 88 ft. N 7727  Payson Lakes 
McClellan Lake Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 88 ft. N 7727  Payson Lakes 
Box Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1333 ft. S 7832  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lakes (Lake) Utah County, UT 1721 ft. SE 7874  Payson Lakes 
Big East Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1814 ft. SE 7848  Payson Lakes 
Big East Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1814 ft. SE 7848  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lakes Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S 7970  Payson Lakes 
Jones Ranch Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NW   Payson Lakes 
Mud Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE   Birdseye 
Bennie Creek Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 8153  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lake Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 8061  Payson Lakes 
Done Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 8271  Payson Lakes 
Amos Backbone (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 7858  Payson Lakes 
Dipping Corral Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 8117  Payson Lakes 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2 mi. SW 8068  Payson Lakes 
Shram Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Wimmer Ranch Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Payson Lakes 
Frank Young Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Minnie Simmons Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S 8150  Payson Lakes 
Beaver Dam Overlook (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8622  Payson Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Poa pratensis  L.

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

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