Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12387 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Leptochloa virgata (L.) P. Beauv.
Common name   Judd's grass
N. Snow   4392-x  
   with T. Evans
Coll. Date 22 May 1989 
United States
Kleberg County
Locality about 10 miles above north edge of Los Olmos Creek, ca 1.5 miles S of Riviera, ca 100 miles W of US Highway 77.
     Elev.: 10 ft. (3 m.)
Habitat Notes Cenchrus incertus, C. ciliaris, Aristida, Chloris, Opuntia lindheimeri, on moderate slope, in partial shade, fine, dry, sandy soil. 
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 27° 16'  N, 97° 48'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Leptochloa virgata (L.) Beauv.

     Cynosurus virgatus L.
     Leptochloa domingensis (Jacq.) Trin.

Common Name(s): Judd's grass, tropic sprangletop.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41821, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12387s1.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
Salado Creek (Stream) Kleberg County, TX 1 mi. W   Paisano Lake 
Turcotte Windmill (Locale) Kenedy County, TX 1.9 mi. SE 23  Sarita 
Charro Windmill (Locale) Kleberg County, TX 2 mi. W 33  Riviera 
Riviera (Populated Place) Kleberg County, TX 2.4 mi. N 39  Riviera 
Riviera Cemetery (Cemetery) Kleberg County, TX 2.8 mi. N 89  Riviera 
Cuatro de Julio Windmill (Locale) Kenedy County, TX 2.8 mi. SW 43  Sarita 
Sarita (Populated Place) Kenedy County, TX 3.2 mi. S 36  Sarita 
Sarita Cemetery (Cemetery) Kenedy County, TX 3.2 mi. SE 30  Sarita 
Boveda Lake (Lake) Kleberg County, TX 3.3 mi. NE 16  Riviera 
Rancho Verde Windmill (Locale) Kenedy County, TX 3.5 mi. SE 30  Sarita 
Seth Waterhole (Reservoir) Kleberg County, TX 3.8 mi. W 39  Riviera 
Laguna De Los Olmos (Bay) Kleberg County, TX 3.8 mi. E Riviera Beach 
Rincon de Tio Luis Windmill (Locale) Kleberg County, TX 3.9 mi. W 49  Riviera 
Araņa Lake (Lake) Kleberg County, TX 4.4 mi. N 30  Riviera 
Palomas Windmill (Locale) Kenedy County, TX 4.3 mi. SE 26  Sarita 
Hays Lake (Lake) Kleberg County, TX 4.2 mi. NE 16  Riviera 
Mantanza Well (Well) Kenedy County, TX 4.3 mi. SW 36  Sarita 
Los Olmos Creek (Stream) Kenedy County, TX 4.4 mi. E   Concepcion NW 
Labores Well (Well) Kenedy County, TX 4.5 mi. E 20  La Parra Ranch 
Rincon de Tio Pandho Windmill (Locale) Kleberg County, TX 4.7 mi. W 49  Riviera 


Taxon Links for species Leptochloa virgata  (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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