Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05743 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Paspalum distichum L.
Common name   knotgrass
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2001-131  
   with J. Simpson
Coll. Date 03 July 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Washington
Locality Lytle Ranch Headquarters, W slope of Beaver Dam Wash;
     Elev.: 2800 ft. (854 m.)
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 37° 8'  35" N, 114° 1'  15" W
Township Range T42S, R19W, Sec. 7  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Paspalum distichum L.

     Digitaria paspaloides Michx.
     Paspalum distichum var. indutum Shinners
     Paspalum paspaloides (Michx.) Scribn.

Common Name(s): knotgrass, knotroot paspalum.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41005, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05743s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08746 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" 1.1 mi. SE
05725 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" same section
14495 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" 1961 ft. SE
14816 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" 583 ft. E
14494 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" same section
08743 Amaranthus albus      "pale pigweed" 1.1 mi. SE
08738 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1.1 mi. SE
10194 Baccharis glutinosa      "sticky seep-willow" 2022 ft. SE
10321 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" same section
08733 Berula erecta      "cut-leaf water parsnip" 1.1 mi. SE
08736 Centaurium calycosum      "Arizona centaury" 1.1 mi. SE
08734 Chenopodium botrys      "Jerusalem oak goosefoot" 1.1 mi. SE
05742 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" same section
08744 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1.1 mi. SE
10320 Cryptantha utahensis      "Utah forget-me-not" same section
05745 Cucurbita foetidissima      "Missouri gourd" same section
05760 Ficus carica      "edible fig" same section
15452 Fraxinus pennsylvanica     2676 ft. N
05724 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" same section
05746 Juglans major      "Arizona walnut" same section
08735 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" 1.1 mi. SE
15219 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 746 ft. SE
14490 Lycium andersonii      "water jacket" same section
05744 Lycium torreyi      "Torrey wolfberry" same section
08741 Mimulus bigelovii  var. cuspidatus  1.1 mi. SE
05726 Morus alba      "white mulberry" same section
05737 Neolloydia johnsonii     same section
05759 Nerium oleander      "oleander" same section
05764 Opuntia acanthocarpa     same section
05763 Opuntia basilaris  var. basilaris   "beavertail pricklypear" same section
05762 Opuntia engelmannii  var. linguiformis   "cactus apple" same section
05761 Opuntia phaeacantha  var. laevis  same section
05765 Opuntia violacea     same section
08737 Petunia parviflora     1.1 mi. SE
10322 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
08745 Phoradendron californicum      "mesquite mistletoe" 1.1 mi. SE
08740 Polypogon viridis      "water beard grass" 1.1 mi. SE
08739 Psathyrotes annua      "annual turtleback" 1.1 mi. SE
05324 Punica granatum      "pomegranate" same section
05727 Salix laevigata      "red willow" same section
14815 Salix laevigata      "red willow" 583 ft. E
08742 Solanum sarrachoides     1.1 mi. SE
15432 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Indian Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1163 ft. SW   West Mountain Peak 
Little Bull Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1619 ft. N   Scarecrow Peak 
Bull Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 2736  Scarecrow Peak 
Bull Valley Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 0.6 mi. SW   Jacks Mountain 
Catclaw Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Scarecrow Peak 
Guy Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. NW   Scarecrow Peak 
Reber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. S   Castle Cliff 
Horse Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. N   West Mountain Peak 
Snow Spring Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 3.5 mi. S   Scarecrow Peak 
Snow Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. S 2562  Terry Benches 
Burgess Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Castle Cliff 
Scarecrow Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. N 4400  Scarecrow Peak 
Jackson Well (Well) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. N 3133  West Mountain Peak 
Lower Lime Mountain Well (Well) Lincoln County, NV 5.4 mi. NW 3288  Scarecrow Peak 
Terry Benches (Bench) Lincoln County, NV 6.2 mi. SW 2815  Terry Benches 

Links

Taxon Links for species Paspalum distichum  L.

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=Paspalum+distichum

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