Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03961 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Bromus briziformis Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Common name   rattlesnake brome
K. Mitchell   s.n.  
Coll. Date 27 June 1993 
United States
Utah County
Locality Diamond Fork Canyon, just outside Uintah Forest.
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° 2'  2" N, 111° 29'  23" W
Township Range T9S, R4E, Sec. 16  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Bromus briziformis Fisch. & C.A. Mey.

     Bromus brizaeformis Fischer & C. Meyer

Common Name(s): rattlesnake brome.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=40495, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03961s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03740s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04432s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09535s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10262s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05574 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. salicifolius   "willowleaf rubber rabbitbrush" 1.4 mi. NW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Diamond Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Two Tom Hill 
Creer Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Spanish Fork Peak 
Shurtz Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Spanish Fork Peak 
The Pasture (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 5653  Spanish Fork Peak 
Shurtz Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 5834  Spanish Fork Peak 
Billies Mountain (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 6631  Billies Mountain 
Thistle Substation (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 5128  Thistle 
Castilla (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W 4925  Spanish Fork Peak 
Castilla Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. W 4925  Spanish Fork Peak 
Thistle Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Indianola 
Soldier Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Soldier Summit 
Lake Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Indianola 
Thistle (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3 mi. S 5168  Thistle 
Strongs Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 6273  Spanish Fork Peak 
Brimhall Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Billies Mountain 
Joes Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. W   Spanish Fork Peak 
North Bench (Bench) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. W 5151  Spanish Fork Peak 
Big Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 5919  Spanish Fork Peak 
Dry Diamond Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. N 9256  Spanish Fork Peak 
Green Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. W 5492  Spanish Fork Peak 


Taxon Links for species Bromus briziformis  Fisch. & C.A. Mey.

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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