Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12360 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Setaria viridis (L.) P. Beauv.
Common name   green bristle grass
S. Henry   20  
Coll. Date 24 September 1999 
United States
Larimer County
Locality Poudre River Canyon, along Colorado Highway 14, 12.9 road miles west of US Highway 287, vicinity of Young's Gulch Trailhead, south of Highway 14, beyond the campgrounds.
     Elev.: 6400 ft. (1951 m.)
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° 41'  36" N, 105° 19'  54" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Setaria viridis (L.) Beauv.

Common Name(s): bottle grass, green bristle grass, green bristlegrass, green foxtail, pigeongrass, wild millet.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41231, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12360s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02492s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03837s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04549s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07155s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12375s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12383 Erigeron formosissimus  var. viscidus   "sticky beautiful fleabane" same section
12364 Nassella viridula      "green needlegrass" same section
12363 Oxytropis lambertii  var. bigelovii   "purple locoweed" 1.7 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mishawaka Rest Area (Locale) Larimer County, CO 2189 ft. W 5778  Poudre Park 
Diamond Rock Picnic Area (Locale) Larimer County, CO 2793 ft. S 6841  Poudre Park 
Poudre Park Picnic Area (Locale) Larimer County, CO 2334 ft. SE 5719  Poudre Park 
Poudre Rest Area (Locale) Larimer County, CO 0.7 mi. SE 5712  Poudre Park 
Young Gulch (Valley) Larimer County, CO 1 mi. W   Poudre Park 
Ansel Watrous Campground (Locale) Larimer County, CO 1 mi. W 5820  Poudre Park 
Spaulding Mine (Mine) Larimer County, CO 1.2 mi. NE 5922  Poudre Park 
Falls Gulch (Valley) Larimer County, CO 1.3 mi. SE   Poudre Park 
Hewlett Gulch (Valley) Larimer County, CO 1.3 mi. E   Poudre Park 
Gordon Creek (Stream) Larimer County, CO 1.3 mi. E   Haystack Gulch 
Green Rock Mine (Mine) Larimer County, CO 1.5 mi. NE 6044  Poudre Park 
Poudre Park (Populated Place) Larimer County, CO 1.5 mi. E 5673  Poudre Park 
Hill Gulch (Valley) Larimer County, CO 1.6 mi. SE   Poudre Park 
Watha Gulch (Valley) Larimer County, CO 1.7 mi. SE   Poudre Park 
Mishawaka (Populated Place) Larimer County, CO 1.8 mi. W 5893  Poudre Park 
Greyrock Trail (Trail) Larimer County, CO 1.9 mi. E 6244  Poudre Park 
Greyrock Meadow (Flat) Larimer County, CO 2.1 mi. NE 6710  Poudre Park 
Little Narrows (Valley) Larimer County, CO 2 mi. W   Big Narrows 
Langston Pit (Mine) Larimer County, CO 2.1 mi. E 5712  Poudre Park 
Stove Prairie Gulch (Valley) Larimer County, CO 2.9 mi. S   Buckhorn Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Setaria viridis  (L.) P. Beauv.

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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