Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00618 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners
Infraspecific    subsp. trachycaulus 
Common name   slender wheatgrass
R. Collins   478  
Coll. Date 31 July 1979 
United States
Utah County
Locality off road to Bald Mountain, Mona Pole Canyon.
     Elev.: 10157 ft. (3097 m.)
Habitat Notes dry, gravelly, south-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° 52'  38" N, 111° 44'  31" W
Township Range T11S, R2E, Sec. 7  
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: 00618s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06185 Abies concolor      "white fir" 1.7 mi. N
06171 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 1.7 mi. N
06177 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 1.7 mi. N
06176 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1.7 mi. N
06182 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" 1.7 mi. N
00614 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
00615 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
06180 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.7 mi. N
00608 Epilobium angustifolium     same section
00611 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" same section
00617 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
06188 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1.7 mi. N
00612 Lupinus argenteus  var. utahensis   "Utah silky lupine" same section
06179 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 1.7 mi. N
00610 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" same section
06181 Pachystima myrsinites     1.7 mi. N
00616 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
06184 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.7 mi. N
06227 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 1.7 mi. N
00609 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" same section
06169 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.7 mi. N
06187 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" 1.7 mi. N
00619 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
06189 Ribes wolfii      "Wolf's currant" 1.7 mi. N
06172 Rosa nutkana  var. hispida   "bristly Nootka rose" 1.7 mi. N
06186 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1.7 mi. N
00736 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" same section
06173 Sambucus caerulea     1.7 mi. N
06183 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.7 mi. N
06192 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.7 mi. N
06178 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" 1.7 mi. N
00613 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Middle Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. E   Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Santaquin 
Salamander Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 9210  Nebo Basin 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Juab County, UT 0.9 mi. W 10814  Santaquin 
Broad Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Mona 
Levi Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE   Payson Lakes 
Bellows Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Payson Lakes 
Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Payson Lakes 
Gibson Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
Calkens Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Payson Lakes 
Tinney Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7025  Payson Lakes 
Tinney Flat Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7034  Payson Lakes 
Jumpoff Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Payson Lakes 
Lower Water Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Santaquin 
Taylor Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Privateer Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 9046  Mona 
Spooner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Nebo Basin 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Payson Lakes 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Nebo Basin 


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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