Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09486 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Poa secunda J. Presl
Common name   Sandberg's bluegrass
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   4047  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 02 June 2004 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Henry Mountains, 7 miles SW of McMillan Campground, [ca. 7 road miles miles SE of McMillan Springs Campground, on Nasty Flat Road, southern slopes of Kimble and Turner Peak];
     Elev.: 9443 ft. (2879 m.)
Habitat Notes bare, windswept knoll, rocky soil; black sage-festuca grasslands. 
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° 2'  59.5" N, 110° 47'  6.6" 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):

     Poa secunda J. Presl

     Poa ampla Merr.
     Poa brachyglossa Piper
     Poa buckleyana Nash
     Poa canbyi (Scribn.) T.J. Howell
     Poa confusa Rydb.
     Poa englishii St. John & Hardin
     Poa gracillima Vasey
     Poa gracillima var. multnomae (Piper) C.L. Hitchc.
     Poa incurva Scribn. & Williams
     Poa juncifolia Scribn.
     Poa juncifolia var. ampla (Merr.) Dorn
     Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri Keck
     Poa laevigata Scribn.
     Poa nevadensis Vasey ex Scribn.
     Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia (Scribn.) Beetle
     Poa orcuttiana Vasey
     Poa sandbergii Vasey
     Poa scabrella (Thurb.) Benth. ex Vasey
     Poa secunda var. elongata (Vasey) Dorn
     Poa secunda var. incurva (Scribn. & Williams) Beetle
     Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia (Scribn.) Soreng
     Poa secunda var. stenophylla (Vasey) Beetle
     Poa stenantha var. sandbergii (Vasey) Boivin

Common Name(s): big bluegrass, Sandberg bluegrass, Sandberg's bluegrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41103, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09487 Artemisia frigida      "prairie sagewort" same section
09490 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
09491 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" same section
09488 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
09489 Potentilla bicrenata      "round-toothed cinquefoil" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Kimble and Turner Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. N 11100  Mount Ellen 
Bromide Basin (Basin) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. N 10302  Mount Ellen 
Garden Basin (Basin) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. SE 8452  Mount Ellen 
Bromide Mine (Mine) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. N 10466  Mount Ellen 
Copper Basin Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. E 8757  Mount Ellen 
Copper Basin (Basin) Garfield County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 8540  Mount Ellen 
Bartons Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 9853  Mount Ellen 
South Summit Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 1.6 mi. N 11188  Mount Ellen 
Copper Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. E 8921  Mount Ellen 
Slate Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. S 7884  Mount Ellen 
Raggy Draws (Area) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 7976  Mount Ellen 
Nasty Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. NW 9633  Mount Ellen 
Bromide Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Mount Ellen 
Desert Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. N 10676  Mount Ellen 
Granite Ridges (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. N 8934  Mount Ellen 
Ragged Mountain (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 8852  Mount Ellen 
Pearl Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. N 9787  Mount Ellen 
Bull Creek Pass (Gap) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. N 10443  Mount Ellen 
Burned Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.7 mi. N 10315  Mount Ellen 
South Creek Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. W 9220  Mount Ellen 

Links

Taxon Links for species Poa secunda  J. Presl

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=Poa+secunda

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