Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12675 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey
Infraspecific    var. brevifolius (J.G. Sm.) Dorn
Common name   long-leaf squirreltail
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5572  
Coll. Date 01 May 2007 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Carbon County
Locality US Highway 6/191, W of Sunnyside Junction, 0.8 miles along a dirt road heading SW of the highway;
     Elev.: 5816 ft. (1773 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community; rocky soil, outcrops of Mancos Shale Formation. 
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 39° 31'  56" N, 110° 38'  6" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


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

     Elymus elymoides ssp. brevifolius (J.G. Sm.) Barkworth, comb. nov. ined.

     Elymus elymoides var. brevifolius (J.G. Sm.) Dorn
     Elymus longifolius (J.G. Sm.) Gould
     Sitanion hystrix var. brevifolium (J.G. Sm.) C.L. Hitchc.
     Sitanion longifolium J.G. Sm.
     Sitanion velutinum Piper

Common Name(s): squirreltail.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=525111, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Poaceae
                                    Genus: Elymus
                                        Species: Elymus elymoides
                                            Subspecies: Elymus elymoides ssp. brevifolius
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12679 Allium textile      "textile wild onion" 1332 ft. N
12649 Asclepias cryptoceras  var. cryptoceras   "pallid milkweed" same section
12674 Asclepias macrosperma      "bigseed milkweed" same section
12648 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
12676 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" same section
12673 Astragalus mollissimus  var. thompsoniae   "Thompson's woolly milkvetch" same section
12658 Astragalus musiniensis      "Ferron milkvetch" same section
12660 Boechera selbyi     same section
12646 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" same section
12659 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" same section
12671 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" same section
17770 Chrysothamnus depressus      "dwarf rabbitbrush" 1.1 mi. N
17768 Chrysothamnus parryi  var. affinis   "Parry's rabbitbrush" 1 mi. N
12667 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" same section
12656 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
12664 Cymopterus purpurascens      "wide-winged spring parsley" same section
12645 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" same section
12680 Erigeron pulcherrimus      "plateau fleabane" 1332 ft. N
17769 Eriogonum corymbosum      "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1 mi. N
12657 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" same section
12670 Eriogonum tumulosum      "Woodside wild buckwheat" same section
12672 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" same section
12652 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
12663 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" same section
12647 Oenothera cespitosa  var. navajoensis   "Navajo tufted evening primrose" same section
12655 Penstemon carnosus      "fleshy beardtongue" same section
12665 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
12653 Phlox hoodii  var. canescens   "carpet phlox" same section
12651 Physaria acutifolia  var. acutifolia   "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
12650 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section
12668 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" same section
12661 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" same section
12678 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1332 ft. N
12666 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section
12662 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section
12654 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" same section
12677 Tetraneuris acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" same section
12669 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section
12644 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cat Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 2 mi. NW   Wellington 
Spider Reservoir (Reservoir) Carbon County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 5565  Mounds 
Pace Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 2.9 mi. NE   Mount Bartles 
Mounds Reef (Ridge) Carbon County, UT 3.4 mi. S 5591  Mounds 
U S Steel Corp Storage Dam (Dam) Carbon County, UT 2.8 mi. W 5364  Wellington 
U S Steel Corp Storage Reservoir (Reservoir) Carbon County, UT 2.8 mi. W 5364  Wellington 
Miller Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3 mi. SW   Hiawatha 
Dugout Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3.1 mi. E   Pine Canyon 
Rock Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3.3 mi. E   Mount Bartles 
Sunnyside Junction (Populated Place) Carbon County, UT 3.3 mi. E 5522  Sunnyside Junction 
Soldier Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3.5 mi. W   Minnie Maud Creek East 
Coal Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Minnie Maud Creek West 
Olsen Dam (Dam) Emery County, UT 5 mi. S 5355  Olsen Reservoir 
Olsen Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 5 mi. S 5355  Olsen Reservoir 
Bear Creek (Stream) Carbon County, UT 4 mi. E   Mount Bartles 
Midway Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 5.5 mi. S 5410  Mounds 
Mounds (Locale) Emery County, UT 5.7 mi. S 5450  Mounds 
Mounds Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 5.8 mi. S 5443  Mounds 
Wellington Canal (Canal) Carbon County, UT 5.4 mi. NW 5548  Wellington 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Carbon County, UT 5.6 mi. NE   Mount Bartles 

Links

Taxon Links for species Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey

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=Elymus+elymoides

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