Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04596 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) P. Beauv.
Infraspecific    subsp. cespitosa 
Common name   tufted hairgrass
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   405  
   with J.G. Cooper
Coll. Date 29 July 2000 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Summit County
Locality Highway 150, W of Bald Mountain.
    
Habitat Notes ponderosa pine community. 
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° 36'  9" N, 110° 55'  48" W
Township Range T2S, R9E, Sec. 33  
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):

     Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. cespitosa (L.) Beauv.

Common Name(s): tufted hairgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=523960, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04596s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04835s1.jpg 
04835
specimen image: 07094s1.jpg 
07094
specimen image: 07222s2.jpg 
07222
specimen image: 07425s1.jpg 
07425
specimen image: 07595s1.jpg 
07595
specimen image: 07697s1.jpg 
07697
specimen image: 07977s1.jpg 
07977
specimen image: 09109s1.jpg 
09109
specimen image: 09109f1.jpg 
09109
specimen image: 15842s1.jpg 
15842

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02938 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 2.2 mi. NE
02303 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 2.2 mi. N
01570 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" 2.2 mi. N
02236 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 2.2 mi. N
04597 Danthonia intermedia      "timber oatgrass" same section
03924 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 2.2 mi. N
07924 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 1 mi. E
04594 Luzula spicata      "spiked woodrush" same section
02939 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephant's head" 2.2 mi. NE
04593 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" same section
16808 Poa glauca  subsp. glauca   "Greenland bluegrass" same section
04598 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
03926 Sedum rhodanthum     2.2 mi. N
04592 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" same section
01578 Trollius albiflorus     2.2 mi. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Broadhead Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. N 9945  Iron Mine Mountain 
Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. NW 10086  Iron Mine Mountain 
Smooth Rock Falls (Falls) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8501  Iron Mine Mountain 
Slate Gorge (Valley) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Mirror Lake 
Cobble Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. W   Iron Mine Mountain 
Iron Mine Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. S 9590  Iron Mine Mountain 
Slate Gorge Overlook (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. N 9013  Mirror Lake 
East Portal Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Duchesne County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 8347  Iron Mine Mountain 
Beaver Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Iron Mine Mountain 
Cataract Gorge (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Iron Mine Mountain 
Little Deer Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Mirror Lake 
East Portal (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 8160  Iron Mine Mountain 
Cobblerest Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. W 8291  Iron Mine Mountain 
Shale Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Grandaddy Lake 
Broadwater Meadows (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. N 9544  Mirror Lake 
Broadhead Meadows (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. N 9515  Mirror Lake 
Upper Provo Bridge Picnic Area (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. N 9210  Mirror Lake 
Alexander Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. W 9344  Iron Mine Mountain 
Mill Flat (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 3 mi. SE 7582  Iron Mine Mountain 
Iron Mine Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. SW 10335  Iron Mine Mountain 

Links

Taxon Links for species Deschampsia cespitosa  (L.) P. Beauv.

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=Deschampsia+cespitosa

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