Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01007 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Aristida purpurea Nutt.
Common name   purple threeawn
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2290  
Coll. Date 28 May 1990 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Buckhorn Flats, along S base of Cedar Mtn
     Elev.: 6002 ft. (1830 m.)
Habitat Notes mixed desert shrub community; sandy soil. 
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° 12'  41" N, 110° 46'  52" W
Township Range T18S, R10E, Sec. 27  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Aristida purpurea Nutt.

Common Name(s): Purple 3-awn, purple threeawn, purple three-awn, red threeawn.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41429, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01007s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01244s1.jpg 
01244
specimen image: 02681s1.jpg 
02681
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02959
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03567
specimen image: 03568s1.jpg 
03568
specimen image: 03676s3.jpg 
03676
specimen image: 05103s3.jpg 
05103
specimen image: 10448s1.jpg 
10448
specimen image: 10856s1.jpg 
10856
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13164

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01067 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
01006 Aliciella leptomeria      "sand gilia" same section
02222 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1.9 mi. S
01066 Asclepias ruthiae      "Ruth's milkweed" same section
02221 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  1.9 mi. S
02223 Cercocarpus intricatus      "little-leaf mountain mahogany" 1.9 mi. S
01012 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
01008 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  same section
01004 Gaillardia spathulata      "Colorado Plateau blanketflower" same section
01069 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" same section
01010 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" same section
01005 Ipomopsis pumila      "dwarf gilia" same section
01068 Krascheninnikovia lanata      "winterfat" same section
01003 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. grandiflora   "large-flowered skeleton plant" same section
01009 Malacothrix sonchoides      "sowthistle desert-dandelion" same section
01070 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" same section
01011 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" same section
02301 Symphoricarpos longiflorus      "long-flowered snowberry" 1.9 mi. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Jim Wilson Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. E 5758  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Job Corps Pond (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. S 5653  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Little Cedar Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 6267  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 5624  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Well (Well) Emery County, UT 2.6 mi. S 5620  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Red Knoll (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. S 5804  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 5801  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Dam (Dam) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 5801  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Guymon Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 5712  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Bull Hollow Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Cleveland 
Buckhorn Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 5784  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Drought Relief Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 5588  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Buckhorn Corral (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 5620  Bob Hill Knoll 
Sand Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. S 5571  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Dog Ponds (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. E 5761  Bob Hill Knoll 
Right Fork Bull Hollow (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. NE   Buckhorn Reservoir 
White Rocks (Pillar) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 5686  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Cloyds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. S 5722  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Mud Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. E 6933  Bob Hill Knoll 
Bull Hollow Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. N 6030  Cleveland 

Links

Taxon Links for species Aristida purpurea  Nutt.

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=Aristida+purpurea

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