Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11978 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Dasyochloa pulchella (Kunth) Willd. ex Rydb.
Common name   low woollygrass
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   5422  
Coll. Date 26 September 2006 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountain Wilderness, N of Virgin River Gorge. 
 
Elev.: 2814 ft. (858 m.)
Habitat Notes warm desert shrub community, Joshua tree-creosote, dry rocky drainage. 
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 36° 56'  12" N, 113° 49'  30" 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):

     Dasyochloa pulchella (Kunth) Willd. ex Rydb.

     Erioneuron pulchellum (Kunth) Tateoka
     Tridens pulchellus (Kunth) A.S. Hitchc.
     Triodia pulchella Kunth

Common Name(s): fluffgrass, low woollygrass, low woollygrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=512087, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11978d1.jpg specimen image: 11978s1.jpg specimen image: 11978c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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03653
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09193
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09355
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10250
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10861
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11615
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11615

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11990 Allionia incarnata      "trailing windmills" 1555 ft. NW
14802 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" 2 mi. NW
11367 Argemone munita  var. rotundata  2 mi. NW
11361 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" 2.3 mi. N
05592 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" same section
11980 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" same section
05591 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" same section
14804 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 2 mi. NW
14800 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" 2 mi. NW
11364 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 2.3 mi. N
13211 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 2.3 mi. N
11362 Camissonia multijuga      "frost-stem suncup" 2.3 mi. N
10054 Candelariella rosulans      "eggyolk lichen" same section
11365 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 2.3 mi. N
02669 Cercis occidentalis     1581 ft. NW
11974 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" same section
03985 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" same section
14801 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 2 mi. NW
14803 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 2 mi. NW
14799 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 2 mi. NW
11991 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" 1555 ft. NW
11979 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" same section
05595 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" same section
11358 Eriogonum inflatum  var. inflatum   "desert trumpet" 2.3 mi. N
11975 Eriogonum insigne      "ladder wild buckwheat" same section
11989 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 1555 ft. NW
11973 Mentzelia pterosperma      "winged-seed blazingstar" same section
11359 Mortonia scabrella      "Rio Grande saddlebush" 2.3 mi. N
14805 Mortonia scabrella  var. utahensis  2.1 mi. N
11360 Nicotiana trigonophylla      "desert tobacco" 2.3 mi. N
11355 Parietaria pensylvanica      "Pennsylvania pellitory" 2.3 mi. N
11357 Pectocarya heterocarpa      "chuckwalla combseed" 2.3 mi. N
11368 Physalis crassifolia      "yellow nightshade groundcherry" 2 mi. NW
11356 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" 2.3 mi. N
10052 Pleopsidium flavum     same section
05593 Scopulophila rixfordii      "Rixford's rockwort" same section
11363 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 2.3 mi. N
11366 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" 2 mi. NW
11977 Thymophylla pentachaeta  var. belenidium   "five-needled pricklyleaf" same section
11976 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" same section
10053 Xanthoparmelia mexicana      "Mexican xanthoparmelia lichen" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sullivans Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2093 ft. NE   Mount Bangs 
Mountain Sheep Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1.2 mi. E   Mount Bangs 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
Cedar Pockets Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.5 mi. NE   Jarvis Peak 
The Narrows (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.5 mi. SW   Mountain Sheep Spring 
Figure Four Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.2 mi. W   Mount Bangs 
Lost Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 5 mi. S 4062  Mount Bangs 
Castle Cliff Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 4.2 mi. W   Jarvis Peak 
Mountain Sheep Spring (Spring) Mohave County, AZ 5 mi. SE 4662  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness (Reserve) Mohave County, AZ 5.2 mi. NE 4774  Mountain Sheep Spring 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.8 mi. N 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Hedricks Canyon (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 6.1 mi. SW   Mount Bangs 

Links

Taxon Links for species Dasyochloa pulchella  (Kunth) Willd. ex Rydb.

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=Dasyochloa+pulchella

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