Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12362 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr.
Common name   sideoats grama
T. Derrera   9  
Coll. Date 18 September 1999 
United States
Boulder County
Locality Colorado Highway 66, 0.8 miles east of US Highway 36, northeast of Longmont, vicinity of St Vrain River, near gravel pit.
     Elev.: 5400 ft. (1646 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° 12'  31" N, 105° 14'  10" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr.

Common Name(s): sideoats grama.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41500, 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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12362s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04640s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10271s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12015c1.jpg 
specimen image: 12015d1.jpg 
specimen image: 12015s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13202s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12375 Setaria viridis      "green bristle grass" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Longmont Water Tank (Reservoir) Boulder County, CO 2458 ft. NE 5273  Hygiene 
Weisner Cemetery (Cemetery) Boulder County, CO 2981 ft. SW 5243  Hygiene 
Longmont Filtration Plant (Locale) Boulder County, CO 0.6 mi. NW 5263  Hygiene 
South Ledge Ditch (Canal) Boulder County, CO 0.9 mi. W 5371  Lyons 
Saint Vrain Supply Tunnel (Tunnel) Boulder County, CO 1.1 mi. NW 5571  Lyons 
Dowe Flats (Flat) Boulder County, CO 1.3 mi. N 5325  Hygiene 
Martin Marietta Limestone Quarry (Mine) Boulder County, CO 1.2 mi. SE 5168  Hygiene 
Stone Canyon (Valley) Boulder County, CO 1.3 mi. NW   Pinewood Lake 
Foothills Reservoir (Reservoir) Boulder County, CO 1.6 mi. SE 5204  Hygiene 
Foothills Dam (Dam) Boulder County, CO 1.6 mi. SE 5204  Hygiene 
Highland Ditch (Canal) Boulder County, CO 1.5 mi. E 5259  Hygiene 
Ziegler Pit (Mine) Boulder County, CO 1.5 mi. E 5181  Hygiene 
Weng Pit (Mine) Boulder County, CO 1.5 mi. E 5177  Hygiene 
Lyons Junior/Senior High School (School) Boulder County, CO 1.5 mi. W 5351  Lyons 
North Saint Vrain Creek (Stream) Boulder County, CO 1.8 mi. NW   Isolation Peak 
South Saint Vrain Creek (Stream) Boulder County, CO 1.8 mi. NW   Monarch Lake 
McCall Lake (Reservoir) Boulder County, CO 1.8 mi. E 5191  Hygiene 
McCaslin Dam (Dam) Boulder County, CO 2.1 mi. SE 5187  Hygiene 
McCaslin Reservoir (Reservoir) Boulder County, CO 2.1 mi. SE 5187  Hygiene 
McCall Dam (Dam) Boulder County, CO 1.8 mi. E 5191  Hygiene 


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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