Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00720 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) A. Love
Infraspecific    subsp. spicata 
Common name   bluebunch wheatgrass
R. Collins   81  
Coll. Date 07 June 1979 
United States
Juab County
Locality on Pole Canyon Road, 2 miles S of Ponderosa Campground, E of road.
     Elev.: 6800 ft. (2073 m.)
Habitat Notes dry gravelly hillside around conglomerate formation. 
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° 47'  23" N, 111° 42'  16" W
Township Range T12S, R2E, Sec. 9  
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):

     Pseudoroegneria spicata ssp. spicata (Pursh) A. Löve

     Agropyron spicatum (Pursh) Scribn. & J.G. Sm.
     Agropyron spicatum var. pubescens Elmer
     Agropyron vaseyi Scribn. & J.G. Sm.
     Elymus spicatus (Pursh) Gould
     Elytrigia spicata (Pursh) D.R. Dewey
     Roegneria spicata (Pursh) Beetle

Common Name(s): bluebunch wheatgrass, bluebunch-wheat grass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524600, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00720s1.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.
00726 Abies concolor      "white fir" 1 mi. S
00802 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" 1.4 mi. SW
04350 Apocynum androsaemifolium  var. androsaemifolium   "spreading dogbane" 1 mi. S
00725 Carex praegracilis      "clustered field sedge" 1 mi. S
00722 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
04349 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.4 mi. NW
04364 Crepis intermedia      "hybrid hawksbeard" 1.4 mi. NW
00723 Crepis occidentalis  var. pumila   "western hawksbeard" same section
00728 Geranium richardsonii      "Richardson's geranium" 1 mi. S
00783 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" same section
07484 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" 1.4 mi. SW
00727 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. pallescens   "pale Lanszwert's vetchling" 1 mi. S
04361 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" 1 mi. S
00724 Pinus ponderosa      "ponderosa pine" 1 mi. S
00721 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Creek Flat (Flat) Juab County, UT 0.9 mi. E 7261  Nebo Basin 
Andrews Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Mona 
Cow Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
Cottonwood Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. SW 6592  Nebo Basin 
Devils Kitchen (Area) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 8262  Nebo Basin 
Tryan Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Nebo Basin 
Trail Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 7172  Nebo Basin 
Ponderosa Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 1.6 mi. S 6290  Nebo Basin 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. W   Nebo Basin 
McCune Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Bear Canyon Picnic Area (Locale) Juab County, UT 1.4 mi. W 6631  Nebo Basin 
Salt Spring Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Red Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Salt Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Salt Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Lunt Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Pole Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 2 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Nebo Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. NW 7523  Nebo Basin 


Taxon Links for species Pseudoroegneria spicata  (Pursh) A. Love

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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