Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00772 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Poa pratensis L.
Common name   Kentucky bluegrass
R. Collins   107  
Coll. Date 12 June 1979 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality 0.7 miles N of Maple Canyon Campground, above Freedom.
     Elev.: 7600 ft. (2317 m.)
Habitat Notes along roadside. 
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° 35'  10" N, 111° 41'  9" W
Township Range T14S, R2E  
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):

     Poa pratensis L.

Common Name(s): Kentucky bluegrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41088, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00772s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 00759s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02565s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03595s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04600s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05806s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13255s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00808 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 1 mi. E
00891 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" 1 mi. E
00892 Cardaria draba  var. draba   "whitetop" 1 mi. E
00894 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1 mi. E
00859 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1.4 mi. NE
00592 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" 1 mi. E
00591 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1 mi. E
00862 Cirsium subniveum      "snowy thistle" 1.4 mi. NE
00816 Collomia grandiflora      "grand collomia" 1 mi. S
00768 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1 mi. S
00805 Crepis occidentalis  var. costata   "western hawksbeard" 1.4 mi. NE
00861 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" 1.4 mi. NE
00893 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 1 mi. E
00763 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" 1 mi. S
00815 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1 mi. S
00625 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1 mi. E
00812 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1 mi. S
00889 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1 mi. E
00590 Epilobium angustifolium     1 mi. E
00661 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1 mi. E
00765 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" 1 mi. S
01614 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 2.2 mi. NE
00594 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 1 mi. E
00766 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" 1 mi. S
00773 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" same section
00588 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" 1 mi. E
00769 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" 1 mi. S
00890 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" 1 mi. E
00771 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" same section
00767 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1 mi. S
00593 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" 1 mi. E
00814 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" 1 mi. S
00860 Petradoria pumila  var. pumila   "common rock goldenrod" 1.4 mi. NE
00896 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 1 mi. E
00762 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1 mi. S
00810 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 1 mi. S
00809 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" 1 mi. S
00813 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1 mi. S
00806 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1 mi. E
00662 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 1 mi. E
00833 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 1 mi. E
00888 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" 1 mi. E
00811 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" 1 mi. S
00895 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" 1 mi. E
00589 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" 1 mi. E
00764 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" 1 mi. S
00770 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" 1 mi. S
X0319 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" 1 mi. S
00807 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1 mi. E
00607 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dandelion Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1664 ft. S 7678  Fountain Green South 
Tidds Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 0.7 mi. N 8337  Fountain Green South 
Rock Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2950 ft. NW 8298  Fountain Green South 
Hamburger Lake (Lake) Sanpete County, UT 0.9 mi. SW 7970  Fountain Green South 
Dutchman Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. S 7678  Fountain Green South 
Joe Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. W 8501  Fountain Green South 
Tidds Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   Fountain Green South 
South Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. N 8245  Fountain Green South 
Moroni Ranger Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. W 8695  Fountain Green South 
Maple Canyon Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. S 6893  Fountain Green South 
Middle Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. S   Fountain Green South 
Left Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Fountain Green South 
Right Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Fountain Green South 
Minnie Spring Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Fountain Green South 
Box Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.2 mi. S   Fountain Green South 
Birch Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Fountain Green South 
Crooked Creek (Stream) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. NE   Fountain Green South 
Larch Cristensen Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. SE 6122  Fountain Green South 
Squaw Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 6004  Fountain Green South 
Minnie Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 1.9 mi. W 8330  Fountain Green South 


Taxon Links for species Poa pratensis  L.

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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