Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # X3487 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Festuca microstachys Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. pauciflora Scribn. ex Beal
Common name   Pacific small fescue
Collector(s)
W. Fertig   23946  
Coll. Date 12 June 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane County
Locality Colorado Plateau, S of US Hwy 89 and W of junction of Yellow Jacket Road, ca 1.3 miles NNE of Clay Flat and 10 air miles NW of Kanab.
    
Township Range T42S R7W S5 E2SW4  
Datum Not recorded
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):

     Vulpia microstachys var. pauciflora (Scribn. ex Beal) Lonard & Gould

     Festuca microstachys var. pauciflora Scribn. ex Beal
     Festuca microstachys var. simulans (Hoover) Hoover
     Festuca pacifica Piper
     Festuca pacifica var. simulans Hoover
     Festuca reflexa Buckl.
     Vulpia pacifica (Piper) Rydb.
     Vulpia reflexa (Buckl.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): Pacific fescue.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530860, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Poaceae
                                    Genus: Vulpia
                                        Species: Vulpia microstachys
                                            Variety: Vulpia microstachys var. pauciflora
                                                

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Links

Taxon Links for species Festuca microstachys  Nutt.

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=Festuca+microstachys

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