Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10271 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr.
Infraspecific    var. curtipendula 
Common name   sideoats grama
E. Neese   6872  
Coll. Date 06 October 1978 
United States
Garfield County
Locality E side of Henry Mountains, near Highway 95, near Hog Springs picinc area.
     Elev.: 4100 ft. (1250 m.)
Habitat Notes Navajo-Wingate Formations 
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 37° 57'  55" N, 110° 29'  1" W
Township Range T33S, R13W, Sec. 4  
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):

     Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula (Michx.) Torr.

     Atheropogon curtipendulus (Michx.) Fourn.
     Chloris curtipendula Michx.

Common Name(s): sideoats grama, side-oats grama.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=526956, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Poaceae
                                    Genus: Bouteloua
                                        Species: Bouteloua curtipendula
                                            Variety: Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10271s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04640s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12015c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12015d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12015s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12362s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13202s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Hog Spring Picnic Area (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2493 ft. W 4088  Hite North 
Hog Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2528 ft. W   Black Table 
Hog Springs Picnic Area (Locale) Garfield County, UT 2608 ft. SW 4127  Hite North 
Marinus Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. SE   Stair Canyon 
Three Forks (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4347  Hite North 
Stair Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. N   Stair Canyon 
Butler Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. N   Stair Canyon 
Hog Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. W 4554  Black Table 
Trachyte Point (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 5322  Black Table 
Hog Springs Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 5.6 mi. S 4390  Black Table 
Maidenwater (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.5 mi. SW   Black Table 
Trail Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.7 mi. S   Cass Creek Peak 
Maidenwater Sands (Bar) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. SW 4967  Black Table 
Glencove (Bay) Garfield County, UT 6.8 mi. SE 3704  Hite North 


Taxon Links for species Bouteloua curtipendula  (Michx.) Torr.

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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