Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06683 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Poa bulbosa L.
Common name   bulbous bluegrass
Donna M. Barnes   2154  
Coll. Date 15 April 2002 
United States
Utah County
Locality Highway 73, ca 5 miles W of Redwood road intersection, dirt road on N side of Highway to gravel pit.
Habitat Notes Weedy disturbed area, N facing slope. 
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° 23'  53" N, 111° 57'  24" W
Township Range T5S, R1W, 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):

     Poa bulbosa L.

Common Name(s): bulbous blue grass, bulbous bluegrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41116, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06683s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00309s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01236s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02691s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12449s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13714s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13804s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13823s1.jpg 
specimen image: 14954s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06680 Chorispora tenella      "crossflower" same section
06678 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" same section
06679 Lepidium perfoliatum      "clasping pepperweed" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Clinton (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 4672  Jordan Narrows 
Cedar Point (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6382  Jordan Narrows 
Saratoga Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 2 mi. E 4580  Jordan Narrows 
Camp Williams Heliport (Airport) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N 4954  Jordan Narrows 
West Canyon Wash (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Tickville Spring 
Camp Williams Airfield (Airport) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. NE 4892  Jordan Narrows 
Gardner Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 3 mi. SE 4547  Saratoga Springs 
Tickville Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.5 mi. S   Tickville Spring 
Beef Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Jordan Narrows 
Jordan Narrows (Gap) Salt Lake County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 4502  Jordan Narrows 
Oak Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. NE   Lehi 
Reformation Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.4 mi. S   Saratoga Springs 
Mesa (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 4547  Jordan Narrows 
Nash (Populated Place) Salt Lake County, UT 4.3 mi. N 4482  Jordan Narrows 
Latimer Point (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. NW 6713  Tickville Spring 
Saratoga Resort Airport (Airport) Utah County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 4511  Saratoga Springs 
Utah Lake Distributing Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 4584  Jordan Narrows 
Saratoga Resort (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 4505  Saratoga Springs 
Saratoga (Park) Utah County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 4505  Saratoga Springs 
Wood Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.9 mi. N   Tickville Spring 


Taxon Links for species Poa bulbosa  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

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