Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04728 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vign. ex Janchen
Common name   stinkgrass
D.M. Barnes   525  
Coll. Date 17 August 2000 
United States
Utah County
Locality American Fork Jr. High School.
Habitat Notes crack in sidewalk. 
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° 23'  53" N, 111° 41'  31" W
Township Range T5S, R2E, Sec. 11  
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):

     Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vign. ex Janchen

     Eragrostis major Host
     Eragrostis megastachya (Koel.) Link
     Poa cilianensis All.

Common Name(s): candy grass, lovegrass, stink grass, stinkgrass, strongscented lovegrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=40719, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04728s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05316s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08949 Allium bisceptrum      "twincrest wild onion" same section
13821 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. latiloba   "Louisiana wormwood" same section
02224 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 2.2 mi. SE
15252 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2.1 mi. S
14081 Brickellia californica      "California brickellbush" 2 mi. S
13822 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" same section
08942 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 2430 ft. N
08939 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" 2430 ft. N
02307 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 2.2 mi. SW
02213 Cercocarpus montanus      "alderleaf mountain mahogany" 2.2 mi. SE
00248 Clematis occidentalis  var. grosseserrata   "purple virgins-bower" 1.4 mi. SE
03821 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2 mi. S
03822 Clematis orientalis      "Oriental virgins-bower" 2 mi. S
08943 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 2430 ft. N
08947 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 2430 ft. N
13825 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" same section
00310 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" 2.2 mi. SE
03858 Epipactis gigantea      "giant helleborine" 2 mi. S
03874 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" 2 mi. S
02308 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 2.2 mi. SW
08948 Gayophytum ramosissimum      "pinyon groundsmoke" 2430 ft. N
08924 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 2430 ft. N
15255 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 2.1 mi. S
13817 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. pallescens   "pale Lanszwert's vetchling" same section
13818 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" same section
14036 Lithospermum arvense     1.9 mi. SE
08940 Lithospermum ruderale      "western stoneseed" 2430 ft. N
04727 Lolium perenne      "perennial ryegrass" 1 mi. E
14037 Lonicera tatarica      "Tatarian honeysuckle" 1.9 mi. SE
13816 Lupinus sericeus  var. sericeus   "silky lupine" same section
04712 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 1 mi. E
13831 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" same section
08944 Orthocarpus luteus      "yellow owl's-clover" 2430 ft. N
13820 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" same section
13819 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
04711 Panicum miliaceum      "broomcorn millet" 1 mi. E
08941 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 2430 ft. N
13827 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
03860 Penstemon sepalulus      "littlecup beardtongue" 2 mi. S
13828 Phacelia hastata  var. alpina   "alpine silverleaf scorpionweed" same section
08938 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" 2430 ft. N
13823 Poa bulbosa      "bulbous bluegrass" same section
04710 Polygonum aviculare      "creeping knotweed" 1 mi. E
04709 Polygonum convolvulus      "black bindweed" 1 mi. E
08937 Ribes viscosissimum  var. viscosissimum  2430 ft. N
03857 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 2 mi. S
08945 Sisymbrium altissimum      "tall tumblemustard" 2430 ft. N
08946 Stellaria jamesiana     2430 ft. N
13826 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section
08923 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 2430 ft. N
13829 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
08925 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 2430 ft. N
14080 Zauschneria latifolia     2 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sagebrush Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. N 7756  Timpanogos Cave 
Mahogany Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NW 8911  Timpanogos Cave 
North Fork Battle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Timpanogos Cave 
Grove Creek Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 5036  Orem 
Grove Creek Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 5036  Orem 
Pika Cirque (Basin) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 9997  Timpanogos Cave 
Battle Creek Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 5227  Orem 
Battle Creek Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 5227  Orem 
Woolly Hole (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 8964  Timpanogos Cave 
Big Baldy (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 8616  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. S 4948  Orem 
Hidden Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. N 7123  Timpanogos Cave 
Timpanogos Basin (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. E 10174  Timpanogos Cave 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 4813  Orem 
Murdock Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. W 4977  Timpanogos Cave 
Timpanogos Cave National Monument (Park) Utah County, UT 3 mi. N 6372  Timpanogos Cave 
Battle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Timpanogos Cave 
Grove Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Timpanogos Cave 
Mount Timpanogos (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. E 11497  Timpanogos Cave 
Burned Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Timpanogos Cave 


Taxon Links for species Eragrostis cilianensis  (All.) Vign. ex Janchen

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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