Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05391 
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)
K.T. Harper   2001-259  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 15 August 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Wayne
Locality near Teasdale, along Boulder Creek.
     Elev.: 6640 ft. (2024 m.)
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° 15'  44" N, 111° 27'  2" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
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).
Specimen Notes [original TRS, T29S, R4E, Sec. 16, NE1/4 of SE1/4, is in the town of Teasdale and not along Boulder Creek, J. Alexander, October 2015]. 

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: 05391s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01268s1.jpg 
01268
specimen image: 01350s1.jpg 
01350
specimen image: 03640s1.jpg 
03640
specimen image: 03647s1.jpg 
03647
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.
05390 Eriogonum microthecum  var. simpsonii   "Simpson's wild buckwheat" same section
05394 Halogeton glomeratus      "saltlover" same section
05392 Krascheninnikovia lanata      "winterfat" same section
05393 Salsola tragus      "prickly Russian thistle" same section
00260 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Birch Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 0.6 mi. S   Blind Lake 
Boulder Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   Blind Lake 
Birch Creek Meadows (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. S 8731  Blind Lake 
Teasdale District Ranger Station (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. NW 7100  Torrey 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 7143  Torrey 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Blind Lake 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Blind Lake 
Teasdale (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 7139  Torrey 
Bobs Hole (Basin) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 8993  Blind Lake 
Teasdale Cemetery (Cemetery) Wayne County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 7153  Torrey 
Teasdale Bench (Bench) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6975  Torrey 
Coleman Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. W 8363  Torrey 
Flatiron Lakes (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. W 8334  Torrey 
Grass Lake (Lake) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. S 9377  Blind Lake 
Ned Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 9138  Blind Lake 
Donkey Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. E   Blind Lake 
Jim Larson Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 3.2 mi. S 9010  Blind Lake 
Red Cliff Oasis (Park) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. NE 6831  Torrey 
Torrey (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6838  Torrey 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6841  Torrey 

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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