Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 07534 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Deschampsia elongata (Hook.) Munro
Common name   slender hairgrass
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   2805  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 12 June 2002 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Cascade Springs.
     Elev.: 6297 ft. (1920 m.)
Habitat Notes in and around spring water. 
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 40° 27'  N, 111° 33'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Deschampsia elongata (Hook.) Munro

     Aira elongata Hook.

Common Name(s): slender hairgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=40594, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07534s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04121s1.jpg 
04121
specimen image: 05186s1.jpg 
05186
specimen image: 05202s2.jpg 
05202
specimen image: 09857s1.jpg 
09857

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01633 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" same section
02016 Aquilegia flavescens  var. flavescens   "yellow columbine" 2971 ft. N
07535 Aquilegia flavescens  var. flavescens   "yellow columbine" same section
15342 Betula       "birch" 1.8 mi. E
01632 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
05184 Carex athrostachya      "slenderbeak sedge" same section
01631 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
08015 Chara       "stonewort" same section
01628 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1.5 mi. E
05188 Eleocharis palustris      "common spikerush" same section
05200 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" same section
01629 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.5 mi. E
05185 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" same section
01795 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" 1.5 mi. N
05198 Mimulus tilingii      "Tiling's monkeyflower" same section
07536 Nasturtium officinale      "watercress" same section
01630 Onobrychis viciifolia      "sainfoin" same section
01627 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.5 mi. E
01634 Phacelia linearis      "thread-leaf scorpionweed" same section
05199 Ranunculus gmelinii      "Gmelin's buttercup" same section
07537 Silene menziesii      "Menzies' campion" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bear Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2615 ft. N   Aspen Grove 
Cascade Springs (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 0.6 mi. N 6300  Aspen Grove 
Thomas Canyon (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Aspen Grove 
The Cove (Basin) Wasatch County, UT 1.2 mi. N 6608  Aspen Grove 
South Fork Deer Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. S   Aspen Grove 
Decker Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 6139  Aspen Grove 
Tooth Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.4 mi. W 7261  Aspen Grove 
Hoovers Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Aspen Grove 
Scotts Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Aspen Grove 
Decker Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 8281  Aspen Grove 
Deer Creek Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. S 5420  Aspen Grove 
Weeks Bench (Bench) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. S 5479  Aspen Grove 
Wasatch Mountain State Park (Park) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. NE 5988  Aspen Grove 
North Fork Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 7618  Aspen Grove 
Rock Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 3.3 mi. N 9492  Aspen Grove 
Red Pine Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Brighton 
Provo Deer Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.4 mi. S   Brighton 
Sulphur Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. S 5538  Aspen Grove 
Deer Creek Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. S 5256  Aspen Grove 

Links

Taxon Links for species Deschampsia elongata  (Hook.) Munro

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=Deschampsia+elongata

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