Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00673 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners
Infraspecific    subsp. trachycaulus 
Common name   slender wheatgrass
R. Collins   346  
Coll. Date 12 July 1979 
United States
Utah County
Locality off Mount Nebo Loop Road down Nebo Creek Road.
     Elev.: 7800 ft. (2378 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen opening-balsamroot comm., E facing slope. 
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° 54'  23" N, 111° 37'  54" W
Township Range T10S, R3E, Sec. 31  
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):

     Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners

     Agropyron brevifolium Scribn.
     Agropyron caninum var. andinum (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Agropyron caninum var. hornemannii (Koch) Pease & Moore
     Agropyron caninum ssp. majus (Vasey) C.L. Hitchc.
     Agropyron caninum var. mitchellii Welsh
     Agropyron pauciflorum (Schwein.) A.S. Hitchc.
     Agropyron pauciflorum ssp. majus (Vasey) Melderis
     Agropyron pauciflorum ssp. novae-angliae (Scribn.) Melderis
     Agropyron pauciflorum var. novae-angliae (Scribn.) Taylor & MacBryde
     Agropyron pauciflorum ssp. teslinense (Porsild & Senn) Melderis
     Agropyron subsecundum var. andinum (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) A.S. Hitchc.
     Agropyron tenerum Vasey
     Agropyron teslinense Porsild & Senn
     Agropyron trachycaulum (Link) Malte ex H.F. Lewis
     Agropyron trachycaulum var. majus (Vasey) Fern.
     Agropyron trachycaulum var. novae-angliae (Scribn.) Fern.
     Agropyron violaceum ssp. andinum (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Melderis
     Agropyron violaceum var. andinum Scribn. & J.G. Sm.
     Elymus donianus ssp. virescens (Lange) A.& D. Löve
     Elymus pauciflorus (Schwein.) Gould, non Lam.
     Elymus trachycaulus ssp. andinus (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) A.& D. Löve
     Elymus trachycaulus var. andinus (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Dorn
     Elymus trachycaulus var. majus (Vasey) Beetle
     Elymus trachycaulus ssp. novae-angliae (Scribn.) Tzvelev
     Elymus trachycaulus ssp. teslinensis (Porsild & Senn) A. Löve
     Roegneria pauciflora (Schwein.) Hyl.
     Roegneria trachycaula (Link) Nevski
     Triticum trachycaulum Link

Common Name(s): slender wheatgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524041, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Poaceae
                                    Genus: Elymus
                                        Species: Elymus trachycaulus
                                            Subspecies: Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00673s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 00548s1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14908 Cardaria       "whitetop" 1.6 mi. N
00637 Carex hoodii      "Hood's sedge" same section
14900 Crepis       "hawksbeard" 1.6 mi. N
00675 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" same section
11880 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1.1 mi. N
00671 Heracleum lanatum      "common cow parsnip" same section
11879 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" 1.1 mi. N
13144 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" 1.1 mi. N
00636 Leptosiphon septentrionalis      "northern linanthus" same section
00676 Ligusticum filicinum      "fernleaf licorice-root" same section
00674 Phleum pratense      "timothy" same section
14903 Trifolium       "clover" 1.6 mi. N
11878 Veratrum californicum      "California false hellebore" 1.1 mi. N
14902 Vicia       "vetch" 1.6 mi. N
00672 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" same section
14905 Viola       "violet" 1.6 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Minnie Simmons Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 491 ft. N 8150  Payson Lakes 
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1020 ft. SE 7989  Payson Lakes 
Dipping Corral Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1880 ft. N 8117  Payson Lakes 
Blackhawk Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 7966  Payson Lakes 
Blackhawk Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 7881  Birdseye 
Peery Mill Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 7766  Birdseye 
Soap Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S 7848  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lake Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N 8061  Payson Lakes 
Beaver Dam Overlook (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. W 8622  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lakes Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7970  Payson Lakes 
Bennie Creek Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N 8153  Payson Lakes 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 8068  Payson Lakes 
Payson Lakes (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7874  Payson Lakes 
Big East Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7848  Payson Lakes 
Big East Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7848  Payson Lakes 
Done Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 8271  Payson Lakes 
Box Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 7832  Payson Lakes 
Gentle Band Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S 8275  Payson Lakes 
McClellan Lake (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N 7727  Payson Lakes 
McClellan Lake Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N 7727  Payson Lakes 


Taxon Links for species Elymus trachycaulus  (Link) Gould ex Shinners

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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