Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06542 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Schismus arabicus Nees
Common name   Arabian grass
Donna M. Barnes   2149  
Coll. Date 07 April 2002 
United States
Clark County
Locality I-70, Mesquite.
Habitat Notes Parking strip, weedy area. 
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 36° 49'  17" N, 114° 3'  59" W
Township Range T13S, R71E, Sec. 9  
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):

     Schismus arabicus Nees

Common Name(s): Arabian schismus.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42065, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06542s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04975s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08465s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09367s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10402s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12368s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Highland Manor Mesquite (Hospital) Clark County, NV 2342 ft. SW   Mesquite 
KIPP-FM (Mesquite) (Tower) Clark County, NV 0.8 mi. S 1749  Mesquite 
Community College of Southern Nevada Mesquite Center (School) Clark County, NV 1 mi. S   Mesquite 
Mesquite Ditch (Canal) Lincoln County, NV 0.9 mi. SE 1611  Mesquite 
Virgin Valley High School (School) Clark County, NV 1 mi. S 1601  Mesquite 
Mesquite (Populated Place) Clark County, NV 1.1 mi. S 1601  Mesquite 
Mesquite Airport (Airport) Clark County, NV 1 mi. SE 1765  Mesquite 
Bronze Boot Airport (Airport) Clark County, NV 1 mi. SE 1768  Mesquite 
Mesquite Post Office (Post Office) Clark County, NV 1.2 mi. S 1595  Mesquite 
Virgin Valley Elementary School (School) Clark County, NV 1.2 mi. S 1595  Mesquite 
Town Wash (Stream) Clark County, NV 1.8 mi. S   Mesquite NE 
Charles Arthur Hughes Middle School (School) Clark County, NV 2 mi. SW   Mesquite 
Carmen Plaza (Locale) Clark County, NV 2.2 mi. SW 1604  Mesquite 
Abbott Wash (Stream) Clark County, NV 2.5 mi. SW   Mesquite 
Pulsipher Wash (Stream) Clark County, NV 3.1 mi. SW   Mesquite 
Mesquite Township (Civil) Clark County, NV 3.3 mi. SW 1581  Mesquite 
Bunkerville Ditch (Canal) Clark County, NV 4.1 mi. SW 1549  Mesquite 
Flat Top Mesa (Summit) Lincoln County, NV 4.3 mi. NW 2589  Mesquite 
Sand Hollow Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 4 mi. E   Terry Benches 
Sand Hollow Wash (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. E   Terry Benches 


Taxon Links for species Schismus arabicus  Nees

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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