Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04573 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Muhlenbergia asperifolia (Nees & Meyen ex Trin.) Parodi
Common name   scratchgrass
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   457  
Coll. Date 04 August 2000 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality American Fork.
    
Habitat Notes Ditch bank along road. 
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° 22'  9" N, 111° 48'  19" W
Township Range T5S, R1E, Sec. 23  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Muhlenbergia asperifolia (Nees & Meyen ex Trin.) Parodi

     Sporobolus asperifolius (Nees & Meyen ex Trin.) Nees

Common Name(s): alkali muhly, scratchgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41899, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04573s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01383s1.jpg 
01383
specimen image: 02129s1.jpg 
02129
specimen image: 04553s1.jpg 
04553

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13022 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" 1.2 mi. NE
16904 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1.3 mi. NE
13023 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1.2 mi. NE
13206 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1.2 mi. NE
13028 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" 1.2 mi. NE
05189 Campanula rapunculoides      "rampion bellflower" 1 mi. N
13026 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" 1.2 mi. NE
13024 Castilleja exilis     1.2 mi. NE
05293 Cichorium intybus      "chicory" 1.1 mi. N
14064 Cleome serrulata      "Rocky Mountain beeplant" 1.5 mi. NE
05312 Daucus carota  ssp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" 1.1 mi. N
05190 Daucus carota  ssp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" 1 mi. N
05296 Dipsacus sylvestris     1.1 mi. N
00440 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" 1 mi. E
05511 Eleusine indica      "Indian goosegrass" same section
13030 Elymus trachycaulus  ssp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1.2 mi. NE
00232 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" 1 mi. E
05316 Eragrostis cilianensis      "stinkgrass" 1 mi. N
05510 Eragrostis pectinacea      "tufted lovegrass" 1 mi. N
14065 Eupatorium maculatum      "spotted trumpetweed" 1.4 mi. NE
04738 Glycyrrhiza lepidota  var. lepidota   "Licorice" 1 mi. N
16906 Helenium autumnale      "common sneezeweed" 1.3 mi. NE
04736 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 1 mi. N
10843 Hibiscus trionum      "flower-of-an-hour" 1.6 mi. N
13027 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  1.2 mi. NE
04574 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" same section
05294 Lactuca serriola      "prickly lettuce" 1.1 mi. N
08539 Lemna valdiviana      "valdivia duckweed" 1 mi. E
04735 Mentha spicata      "spearmint" 1 mi. N
16905 Nepeta cataria      "catnip" 1.3 mi. NE
04737 Oenothera elata      "Hooker's evening primrose" 1 mi. N
16907 Persicaria maculosa     1.3 mi. NE
00263 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" 1 mi. E
00443 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1 mi. E
00512 Rumex obtusifolius      "bitter dock" 1 mi. E
05191 Saponaria officinalis      "bouncingbet" 1 mi. N
04575 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  same section
02843 Solanum rostratum      "buffalobur nightshade" 2.2 mi. N
05295 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" 1.1 mi. N
05704 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" 1.4 mi. NE
13029 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1.2 mi. NE
13213 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1.2 mi. NE
14066 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1.4 mi. NE
00357 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1 mi. E
13025 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1.2 mi. NE
13240 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1.2 mi. NE
14067 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1.4 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1891 ft. SE 4547  Pelican Point 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1890 ft. E 4580  Pelican Point 
Faith Independent Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 2348 ft. NE 4590  Pelican Point 
Greenwood School (School) Utah County, UT 2536 ft. E 4584  Pelican Point 
American Fork Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 4600  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. N 4584  Lehi 
Robinson Park (Park) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 4603  Lehi 
American Fork (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NE 4607  Lehi 
Community Presbyterian Church (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4610  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 4620  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E 4580  Pelican Point 
Calvary Chapel (Church) Utah County, UT 1 mi. NE 4623  Lehi 
Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 4633  Lehi 
Forbes School (School) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 4633  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 4636  Lehi 
American Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SE 4557  Pelican Point 
Shelley School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 4620  Lehi 
Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. E 4607  Pelican Point 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. N 4613  Lehi 
American Fork Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. N 4702  Lehi 

Links

Taxon Links for species Muhlenbergia asperifolia  (Nees & Meyen ex Trin.) Parodi

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=Muhlenbergia+asperifolia

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