Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 03795 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Hilaria jamesii (Torr.) Benth.
Common name   James' galleta
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 14 May 1999 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality Goblin Valley, 0.5 mile before gate to campground, E of Wild Horse Mesa.
     Elev.: 5500 ft. (1677 m.)
Habitat Notes flat desert, gradually rising at base of mesa, desert shrub community, no trees only low shrubs, sandy soil. 
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 38° 34'  42" N, 110° 43'  21" W
Township Range T26S, R11E, Sec. 4 NE 1/4  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Pleuraphis jamesii Torr.

     Hilaria jamesii (Torr.) Benth.

Common Name(s): galleta, James' galleta.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=507993, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03795s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01064s1.jpg 
01064
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01069
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01225
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01238
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02001
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02877
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03585
specimen image: 04055s1.jpg 
04055
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04253
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10380
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10876
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10931
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12684

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03793 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" 129 ft. SW
03788 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" 129 ft. SW
03790 Eriogonum gordonii      "Gordon's wild buckwheat" 129 ft. SW
03789 Ipomopsis gunnisonii      "Gunnison's gilia" 129 ft. SW
03794 Sophora stenophylla      "fringe-leaf necklacepod" 129 ft. SW
03792 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wild Horse Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 927 ft. E 5253  Goblin Valley 
Crack Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. N   Dry Lakes Peak 
Goblin Valley State Park (Park) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 4967  Goblin Valley 
Goblin Valley State Park (Park) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 5007  Goblin Valley 
Goblin Valley Campground (Locale) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 4925  Goblin Valley 
Chute Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Horse Valley 
Goblin Valley (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Goblin Valley 
Mollys Castle (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. E 4902  Goblin Valley 
Buckskin Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 5194  Goblin Valley 
Cow Tanks (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 5227  Temple Mountain 
Big Wild Horse Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. S 4787  Skyline Rim 
South Temple Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. NE   Temple Mountain 

Links

Taxon Links for species Hilaria jamesii  (Torr.) Benth.

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=Hilaria+jamesii

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