Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05692 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Dichanthelium oligosanthes (Schult.) Gould
Common name   Heller's rosette grass
K.T. Harper   2001-415  
   with J.K. Harper
Coll. Date 18 October 2001 
United States
Washington County
Locality Zion National Park, about 0.5 mile east of long tunnel;
Latitude Longitude 37° 12'  48" N, 112° 55'  56" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Dichanthelium oligosanthes (J.A. Schultes) Gould

Common Name(s): fewanther obscuregrass, Heller's rosette grass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41667, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05692s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 13295s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05146 Asplenium resiliens      "blackstem spleenwort" 2235 ft. E
17870 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" 2186 ft. E
06048 Bromus ciliatus      "fringed brome" 2985 ft. E
06046 Chrysopsis jonesii      "Jones' goldenaster" 2985 ft. E
17873 Chrysopsis villosa      "hairy goldenaster" 2186 ft. E
17872 Chrysothamnus       "rabbitbrush" 2186 ft. E
05155 Dryopteris filix-mas      "male-fern" 2235 ft. E
17868 Galium multiflorum      "shrubby bedstraw" 2186 ft. E
17871 Muhlenbergia       "muhly" 2186 ft. E
06045 Pellaea glabella      "smooth cliff brake" 2985 ft. E
05147 Pellaea truncata      "spiny cliff brake" 2235 ft. E
17869 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 2186 ft. E
06042 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 2985 ft. E
06044 Phacelia heterophylla  var. heterophylla   "variable-leaf scorpionweed" 2985 ft. E
06047 Selaginella watsonii      "Watson's spikemoss" 2985 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Clear Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 1003 ft. NW   Clear Creek Mountain 
Gifford Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2181 ft. W   Springdale East 
Pine Creek Gorge (Basin) Washington County, UT 2732 ft. W 5171  Springdale East 
Canyon Overlook Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. W 5909  Springdale East 
Canyon Overlook (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. W 5909  Springdale East 
The Great Arch (Arch) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. W 5207  Springdale East 
Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Tunnel (Tunnel) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. W 5233  Springdale East 
The East Temple (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 7737  Springdale East 
Hepworth Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Springdale East 
Twin Brothers (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 6841  Springdale East 
Deertrap Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 6503  Springdale East 
Mountain of the Sun (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. NW 6651  Springdale East 
Mount Spry (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. W 5588  Springdale East 
Bridge Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. W 6569  Springdale East 
Wylie Retreat (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. N 5725  Springdale East 
Crawford Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Springdale East 
Dennett Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Springdale East 
Court of the Patriarchs (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Springdale East 
Sand Bench Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 4413  Springdale East 
Pine Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. W   Springdale East 


Taxon Links for species Dichanthelium oligosanthes  (Schult.) 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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