Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09077 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Achnatherum hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth
Common name   Indian ricegrass
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3652  
Coll. Date 27 June 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Millard County
Locality along dirt road (Paiute ATV Trail), ca. 6.5 miles from mile marker 151 on Hwy 50, between Scipio and Salina, [Pahvant Range, Willow Creek, along FR 102];
     Elev.: 7747 ft. (2362 m.)
Habitat Notes dry, rocky soil of road cut; spruce-fir-mountain shrub community. 
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 38° 58'  38" N, 112° 5'  59" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


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

     Achnatherum hymenoides (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Barkworth

     Eriocoma cuspidata Nutt.
     Oryzopsis hymenoides (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Ricker ex Piper
     Stipa hymenoides Roemer & J.A. Schultes

Common Name(s): Indian ricegrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=507943, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09077s1.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.
09066 Astragalus megacarpus  var. parryi   "Parry's bladderpod milkvetch" 1.2 mi. S
09078 Astragalus piutensis      "Marysvale milkvetch" same section
09071 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  same section
09076 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" same section
09107 Cirsium wheeleri      "Wheeler's thistle" 1.2 mi. S
13225 Cirsium wheeleri      "Wheeler's thistle" 1.2 mi. S
09075 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" same section
09073 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
09070 Linum kingii      "King's flax" same section
09068 Lomatium graveolens  var. graveolens   "King's biscuitroot" same section
09065 Machaeranthera canescens  var. canescens   "gray tansy aster" 1.2 mi. S
09069 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
09080 Oenothera cespitosa  var. cespitosa   "tufted evening primrose" same section
09079 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
09067 Penstemon longiflorus      "long-flowered beardtongue" same section
09064 Penstemon longiflorus      "long-flowered beardtongue" 1.2 mi. S
09074 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" same section
09072 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Willow Creek Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1121 ft. W 7776  Beehive Peak 
Willow Creek Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 0.7 mi. N 8462  Beehive Peak 
Pharo Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8662  Scipio Lake 
Willow Creek Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 1.4 mi. W 9643  Mount Catherine 
Left Fork Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Scipio Lake 
Mahogany Ridge (Ridge) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8698  Beehive Peak 
Willow Creek Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Beehive Peak 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Scipio Lake 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2 mi. W   Mount Catherine 
Maple Grove (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. N 6769  Scipio Lake 
Cedar Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. N 8393  Scipio Lake 
Maple Grove Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 2.7 mi. N 6555  Scipio Lake 
Kennedy Fork (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Mount Catherine 
Bean Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Mount Catherine 
Jacks Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 9817  Mount Catherine 
Herbert Ranch (Locale) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 6421  Beehive Peak 
Amos Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Beehive Peak 
Beehive Peak (Summit) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. S 9029  Beehive Peak 
Indian Springs Guard Station (Locale) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 9177  Mount Catherine 
Indian Springs (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 9233  Mount Catherine 

Links

Taxon Links for species Achnatherum hymenoides  (Roem. & Schult.) Barkworth

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=Achnatherum+hymenoides

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