Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01350 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths
Common name   blue grama
Collector(s)
Kim Anderson   180  
Coll. Date 21 August 1991 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Sevier Plateau, Cottonwood Creek.
    
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 37° 56'  58" N, 112° 7'  12" W
Township Range T33S, R3W, Sec. 9  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)
Specimen Notes hill east of Cottonwood AS. 

Taxonomy


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

     Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths

     Bouteloua gracilis var. stricta (Vasey) A.S. Hitchc.
     Bouteloua oligostachya (Nutt.) Torr. ex Gray
     Chondrosum gracile Willd. ex Kunth
     Chondrosum oligostachyum (Nutt.) Torr.

Common Name(s): blue grama.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41493, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01350s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01268s1.jpg 
01268
specimen image: 03640s1.jpg 
03640
specimen image: 03647s1.jpg 
03647
specimen image: 05391s1.jpg 
05391
specimen image: 05507s1.jpg 
05507
specimen image: 07234s1.jpg 
07234
specimen image: 10885s1.jpg 
10885
specimen image: 11919d1.jpg 
11919
specimen image: 11919s1.jpg 
11919

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01346 Agrostis       "spike bentgrass" 1741 ft. S
01351 Astragalus       "Rydberg's milkvetch" same section
01359 Carex obtusata      "obtuse sedge" 1741 ft. S
01349 Gilia       "sticky gilia" same section
01333 Juncus      1741 ft. S
01352 Juncus arcticus  subsp. littoralis   "mountain rush" same section
01332 Oenothera pallida      "pale evening primrose" 1741 ft. S
01265 Oenothera pallida      "pale evening primrose" 1741 ft. S
01361 Puccinellia       "Nuttall's alkali grass" 1741 ft. S
01360 Salix lasiandra  var. caudata   "greenleaf willow" 1741 ft. S
01331 Viguiera multiflora      "Nevada goldeneye" 1741 ft. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
North Fork Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2447 ft. SW   Adams Head 
South Fork Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2447 ft. SW   Adams Head 
Dry Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Adams Head 
Lightning Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Adams Head 
Window Rock (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. S 8836  Adams Head 
Mountain Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. N 8616  Cow Creek 
Mountain Spring Reservoir (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 7940  Cow Creek 
Beebe Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 7592  Cow Creek 
Cherry Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. SE   Cow Creek 
North Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. NW   Mount Dutton 
South Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. NW   Adams Head 
South Fork Deep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. N   Mount Dutton 
North Fork Deep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. N   Mount Dutton 
Little Cow Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. E   Cow Creek 
North Fork Prospect Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Adams Head 
South Fork Prospect Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Adams Head 
Dry Fork Rock Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. SE   Adams Head 
Mountain Spring Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. NE   Mount Dutton 

Links

Taxon Links for species Bouteloua gracilis  (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths

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=Bouteloua+gracilis

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