Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00946 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Trisetum spicatum (L.) K. Richt.
Common name   narrow oat-grass
J.G. Harris   2204  
Coll. Date 11 August 1989 
United States
Piute County
Locality Tushar Mountains, Mt. Belknap.
     Elev.: 10955 ft. (3340 m.)
Habitat Notes alpine scree slopes, igneous rock. 
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 38° 25'  35" N, 112° 24'  17" W
Township Range T27S, R5W, Sec. 27  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Trisetum spicatum (L.) Richter

     Aira spicata L.
     Trisetum montanum Vasey
     Trisetum montanum var. shearii Louis-Marie
     Trisetum spicatum ssp. alaskanum (Nash) Hultén
     Trisetum spicatum var. alaskanum (Nash) Malte ex Louis-Marie
     Trisetum spicatum ssp. congdonii (Scribn. & Merr.) Hultén
     Trisetum spicatum var. congdonii (Scribn. & Merr.) A.S. Hitchc.
     Trisetum spicatum var. maidenii (Gandog.) Fern.
     Trisetum spicatum ssp. majus (Rydb.) Hultén
     Trisetum spicatum var. majus (Rydb.) Farw.
     Trisetum spicatum ssp. molle (Kunth) Hultén
     Trisetum spicatum var. molle (Kunth) Beal
     Trisetum spicatum ssp. montanum (Vasey) W. Weber
     Trisetum spicatum ssp. pilosiglume (Fern.) Hultén
     Trisetum spicatum var. pilosiglume Fern.
     Trisetum spicatum var. spicatiforme Hultén
     Trisetum spicatum var. villosissimum (Lange) Louis-Marie
     Trisetum subspicatum (L.) Beauv.
     Trisetum triflorum (Bigelow) A.& D. Löve
     Trisetum triflorum ssp. molle (Kunth) A.& D. Löve
     Trisetum villosissimum (Lange) Louis-Marie

Common Name(s): spike trisetum.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41294, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01110 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" same section
01095 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" same section
01104 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" same section
00949 Castilleja parvula  var. parvula   "Tushar Range paintbrush" same section
00945 Cerastium arvense  subsp. strictum   "field chickweed" same section
01109 Epilobium angustifolium     same section
00947 Geum rossii  var. turbinatum   "Ross' avens" same section
00928 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" same section
01091 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
00950 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
00948 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" same section
00951 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" same section
01108 Polygonum bistortoides      "American bistort" same section
01098 Senecio amplectens  var. holmii   "Holm's ragwort" same section
01097 Senecio amplectens  var. holmii   "Holm's ragwort" same section
01116 Senecio eremophilus  var. kingii   "King's ragwort" same section
01115 Silene acaulis  var. subacaulescens   "moss catchfly" same section
01093 Solidago velutina      "three-nerved goldenrod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mount Belknap (Summit) Piute County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 12022  Mount Belknap 
Big Meadow (Flat) Piute County, UT 1 mi. SE 9987  Mount Belknap 
Gold Mountain (Summit) Piute County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 11579  Mount Belknap 
Tushar Trail (Trail) Piute County, UT 1.2 mi. E 9971  Mount Belknap 
Pipeline Trail (Trail) Piute County, UT 1.9 mi. N 9574  Mount Belknap 
Bullion Pasture (Flat) Piute County, UT 2 mi. S 10847  Mount Belknap 
Snowslide Gulch (Valley) Piute County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Mount Brigham 
Blue Lake Dam (Dam) Beaver County, UT 2.3 mi. S 9791  Mount Belknap 
Blue Lake (Reservoir) Beaver County, UT 2.3 mi. S 9781  Mount Belknap 
Signal Peak (Summit) Piute County, UT 2.4 mi. N 11123  Mount Belknap 
North Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Mount Belknap 
Blue Lake Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Mount Belknap 
Mount Baldy (Summit) Beaver County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 12058  Mount Belknap 
East Fork Fish Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Mount Belknap 
Mud Lake (Lake) Beaver County, UT 3.2 mi. S 11018  Mount Belknap 
Copper Belt Peak (Summit) Piute County, UT 2.6 mi. E 11280  Mount Brigham 
Staley Pasture (Flat) Piute County, UT 3 mi. NE 9512  Mount Brigham 
Bullion Trail (Trail) Piute County, UT 3 mi. SE 9384  Mount Brigham 
Staley Pasture (Flat) Piute County, UT 3 mi. NE 9836  Mount Brigham 
Grasshopper Mine (Mine) Piute County, UT 3.5 mi. N 9827  Mount Belknap 


Taxon Links for species Trisetum spicatum  (L.) K. Richt.

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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