Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12389 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Andropogon hallii Hack.
Common name   sand bluestem
N. Snow   7725  
Coll. Date 10 November 1998 
United States
Weld County
Locality Greeley, University of Northern Colorado campus, west side of Ross Hall, in nature prairie garden.
     Elev.: 4750 ft. (1448 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 40° 24'  13" N, 104° 41'  54" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Andropogon hallii Hack.

     Andropogon gerardii var. incanescens (Hack.) Boivin
     Andropogon gerardii var. paucipilus (Nash) Fern.
     Andropogon hallii var. incanescens Hack.
     Andropogon paucipilus Nash

Common Name(s): sand bluestem.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=182530, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12389s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12526 Artemisia campestris  subsp. caudata   "field wormwood" same section
12379 Descurainia sophia      "flix weed" same section
12353 Fallugia paradoxa      "Apache plume" same section
12355 Reseda luteola      "weld" same section
12380 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" same section
12381 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" same section
12399 Thermopsis rhombifolia      "prairie thermopsis" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Arlington School (School) Weld County, CO 1730 ft. SE 4731  Greeley 
Glenmere Park (Park) Weld County, CO 2531 ft. NW 4751  Greeley 
University of Northern Colorado (School) Weld County, CO 2750 ft. NE 4712  Greeley 
Farr Park (Park) Weld County, CO 0.7 mi. S 4725  Greeley 
Jackson Field (Populated Place) Weld County, CO 0.7 mi. E 4692  Greeley 
Cameron School (School) Weld County, CO 0.9 mi. N 4695  Greeley 
Evans Cemetery (Cemetery) Weld County, CO 0.9 mi. S 4715  Greeley 
Garden City (Populated Place) Weld County, CO 0.8 mi. SE 4695  Greeley 
Meeker Junior High School (School) Weld County, CO 0.9 mi. N 4669  Greeley 
Meeker Memorial Museum (Building) Weld County, CO 1 mi. N 4666  Greeley 
NCMC Heliport (Airport) Weld County, CO 1 mi. N 4712  Greeley 
Montview Park (Park) Weld County, CO 0.9 mi. NW 4744  Greeley 
Weld County Public Hospital (Hospital) Weld County, CO 1 mi. N 4734  Greeley 
Jackson School (School) Weld County, CO 0.9 mi. SW 4780  Greeley 
Saint Peters School (School) Weld County, CO 1.2 mi. N 4659  Greeley 
Rosedale (Populated Place) Weld County, CO 1.3 mi. S 4705  Greeley 
Heath Junior High School (School) Weld County, CO 1.1 mi. NW 4744  Greeley 
Jefferson School (School) Weld County, CO 1.2 mi. NE 4652  Greeley 
Maplewood School (School) Weld County, CO 1.3 mi. N 4715  Greeley 
Brentwood School (School) Weld County, CO 1.2 mi. SW 4807  Greeley 


Taxon Links for species Andropogon hallii  Hack.

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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