Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12372 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth
Common name   green needlegrass
A. Landrum   14  
Coll. Date 09 October 1999 
United States
Larimer County
Locality Picnic Rock State Park, roadside picnic area NW of Ft. Collins, near banks of Poudre River.
     Elev.: 5700 ft. (1738 m.)
Habitat Notes lower foothills of mountains. 
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'  N, 105° 14'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth

     Stipa viridula Trin.

Common Name(s): green needlegrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=507086, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12372s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 12364s2.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
Wahketa Lease Mine (Mine) Larimer County, CO 1 mi. N 6060  Laporte 
North Fork Cache La Poudre River (Stream) Larimer County, CO 1.3 mi. N   Deadman 
Flat Collins Filtration Plant (Locale) Larimer County, CO 1.3 mi. N 5361  Laporte 
Seaman Reservoir (Reservoir) Larimer County, CO 1.5 mi. N 5486  Laporte 
Milton Seaman Reservoir (Reservoir) Larimer County, CO 1.6 mi. N 5483  Laporte 
Milton Seaman Dam (Dam) Larimer County, CO 1.6 mi. N 5483  Laporte 
Boyd Gulch (Valley) Larimer County, CO 1.8 mi. W   Poudre Park 
Lewstone Creek (Stream) Larimer County, CO 2.2 mi. SE   Poudre Park 
Obenchain Draw (Valley) Larimer County, CO 2.7 mi. N   Laporte 
Munroe Gravity Canal (Canal) Larimer County, CO 2.3 mi. E 5410  Laporte 
Kramer Ranch (Locale) Larimer County, CO 2.4 mi. E 5269  Laporte 
Greeley Filtration Plant (Locale) Larimer County, CO 2.7 mi. SE 5187  Laporte 
Vona Mae Mine (Mine) Larimer County, CO 2.7 mi. NW 6362  Poudre Park 
Teds Place (Locale) Larimer County, CO 2.7 mi. SE 5246  Laporte 
Brinkhoff Mine (Mine) Larimer County, CO 2.9 mi. NW 6949  Poudre Park 
Owl Creek (Stream) Larimer County, CO 2.9 mi. SE   Livermore 
Greyrock Trailhead (Locale) Larimer County, CO 2.8 mi. W 5551  Poudre Park 
Wintersteen Trail (Trail) Larimer County, CO 3.2 mi. NW 6890  Poudre Park 
Log Canyon (Valley) Larimer County, CO 3.4 mi. SE   Laporte 
Long Draw (Valley) Larimer County, CO 4 mi. N   Poudre Park 


Taxon Links for species Nassella viridula  (Trin.) Barkworth

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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