Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12365 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Panicum virgatum L.
Common name   switchgrass
Collector(s)
C. Perry   15  
Coll. Date 17 September 1999 
Geography United States.  Colorado.  Larimer County
Locality Carter Reservoir off US Highway 287, 5 miles south of US Highway 34. 
 
Elev.: 5800 ft. (1768 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° 29'  30" N, 105° 13'  15" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Panicum virgatum L.

Common Name(s): old switch panic grass, switchgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=40913, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12365s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04739s1.jpg 
04739
specimen image: 05683s1.jpg 
05683
specimen image: 06414s1.jpg 
06414
specimen image: 12465s1.jpg 
12465

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Buckhorn Mine (Mine) Larimer County, CO 2230 ft. S 5528  Masonville 
Masonville Mine (Mine) Larimer County, CO 2414 ft. SW 5571  Masonville 
Carter Tunnel Mine (Mine) Larimer County, CO 2682 ft. N 5430  Masonville 
Mason Ranch Mine (Mine) Larimer County, CO 0.6 mi. N 5437  Masonville 
Masonville (Populated Place) Larimer County, CO 0.6 mi. SE 5387  Masonville 
White Quarry (Mine) Larimer County, CO 0.6 mi. SE 5381  Masonville 
Colorado Stone Company Pit (Mine) Larimer County, CO 0.6 mi. SE 5381  Masonville 
Redstone Quarry (Mine) Larimer County, CO 0.6 mi. SE 5381  Masonville 
Troupe Quarry (Mine) Larimer County, CO 0.6 mi. SE 5381  Masonville 
Weaver Quarry (Mine) Larimer County, CO 0.6 mi. SE 5381  Masonville 
Masonville Post Office (Post Office) Larimer County, CO 0.8 mi. SE 5322  Masonville 
Buckhorn Presbyterian Church (Church) Larimer County, CO 0.8 mi. SE 5355  Masonville 
Buffman Canyon (Valley) Larimer County, CO 0.9 mi. S   Masonville 
Rhodes Family Cemetery (Cemetery) Larimer County, CO 0.8 mi. SE 5351  Masonville 
Charles Hansen Feeder Canal (Canal) Larimer County, CO 1.2 mi. S 5469  Masonville 
Redstone Creek (Stream) Larimer County, CO 1.2 mi. SE   Buckhorn Mountain 
Estes Belle Claim (Mine) Larimer County, CO 1.6 mi. N 6293  Horsetooth Reservoir 
Hilltop Claim (Mine) Larimer County, CO 1.6 mi. N 6293  Horsetooth Reservoir 
Buckhorn Highline Ditch (Canal) Larimer County, CO 1.5 mi. NW 5624  Horsetooth Reservoir 
Eden Valley Resthaven Cemetery (Cemetery) Larimer County, CO 2.2 mi. S 5679  Masonville 

Links

Taxon Links for species Panicum virgatum  L.

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=Panicum+virgatum

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