Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15835 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Elymus lanceolatus (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Gould
Common name   thickspike wheatgrass
Oliver Hansen   118  
Coll. Date 14 August 2010 
United States
Summit County
Locality Uinta Mountains, summit of Bald Mountain, W of Bald Lake;
     Elev.: 11751 ft. (3583 m.)
Habitat Notes cinquefoil, clover, and perennial grass covered talus slope above timberline. 
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° 51'  57.06" N, 110° 30'  4.44" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Voucher Senior Thesis Voucher for Henry's Fork and Vicinity Checklist, Block 19, northern Utah and southern Wyoming. 


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

     Elymus lanceolatus (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Gould

Common Name(s): streambank wheatgrass, streamside wild rye.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502267, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15835s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00997s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01134s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02111s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05364s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13300s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15825s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05476 Agrostis scabra      "ticklegrass" 1.9 mi. NE
15790 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.1 mi. N
05478 Calamagrostis canadensis  var. canadensis   "bluejoint" 1.9 mi. NE
15792 Calamagrostis purpurascens      "purple reedgrass" same section
05518 Chenopodium fremontii  var. incanum  1.9 mi. NE
05519 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. lanceolatus   "spear-leaf yellow rabbitbrush" 1.9 mi. NE
05474 Danthonia intermedia      "timber oatgrass" 1.9 mi. NE
15797 Dryas octopetala  var. hookeriana  1123 ft. W
15793 Elymus scribneri      "spreading wheatgrass" same section
05520 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.9 mi. NE
05473 Ligusticum tenuifolium      "Idaho licorice-root" 1.9 mi. NE
05475 Poa nervosa  var. wheeleri   "Wheeler's bluegrass" 1.9 mi. NE
05471 Potentilla diversifolia  var. diversifolia   "diverse-leaf cinquefoil" 1.9 mi. NE
15794 Potentilla ovina  var. decurrens   "sheep cinquefoil" same section
05479 Pyrola chlorantha      "green-flowered wintergreen" 1.9 mi. NE
15795 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
15791 Salix glauca  var. villosa   "grayleaf willow" 1.1 mi. N
15796 Salix glauca  var. villosa   "grayleaf willow" same section
05470 Spiranthes romanzoffiana  var. romanzoffiana   "hooded ladies tresses" 1.9 mi. NE
05477 Trisetum wolfii      "Wolf's oat-grass" 1.9 mi. NE
05472 Veronica wormskjoldii      "American alpine speedwell" 1.9 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bald Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 28 ft. S 11756  Mount Lovenia 
Bald Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2507 ft. E 11047  Mount Powell 
Mansfield Meadows (Flat) Summit County, UT 2.1 mi. N 10227  Bridger Lake 
High Line Trail (Trail) Summit County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 10434  Bridger Lake 
East Fork Blacks Fork Guard Station (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.3 mi. NW 9311  Lyman Lake 
Steel Creek Park (Park) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. N 10076  Lyman Lake 
Little East Fork (Stream) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Mount Lovenia 
Broadbent Meadow (Flat) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 10220  Mount Powell 
Bear River Smiths Fork Trail (Trail) Summit County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 9502  Lyman Lake 
Duck Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. N 9187  Lyman Lake 
Lower Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 4.2 mi. SE 10765  Mount Powell 
Bull Park (Flat) Summit County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 10092  Bridger Lake 
Lake Hessie (Lake) Summit County, UT 3.7 mi. E 10624  Mount Powell 
Red Castle (Summit) Summit County, UT 5 mi. S 12136  Mount Powell 
Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 5.5 mi. S 11300  Mount Powell 
East Red Castle Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 5.3 mi. SE 11195  Mount Powell 
Flat Top Mountain (Summit) Summit County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 12123  Mount Powell 
Smiths Fork Pass Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 11159  Mount Powell 
Mount Powell (Summit) Summit County, UT 6.3 mi. SE 13035  Mount Powell 


Taxon Links for species Elymus lanceolatus  (Scribn. & J.G. Sm.) Gould

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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