Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03845 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Muhlenbergia porteri Scribn. ex Beal
Common name   Porter's muhly
R. Van Buren   s.n.  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 17 October 1997 
United States
Washington County
Locality By Harrisburg Dome.
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 37° 8'  57" N, 113° 26'  54" W
Township Range T42S, R14W, Sec. 8  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
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):

     Muhlenbergia porteri Scribn. ex Beal

Common Name(s): bush muhly.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41933, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03845s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02552 Abronia fragrans      "snowball sand verbena" same section
02540 Achnatherum hymenoides      "Indian ricegrass" same section
13161 Astragalus ampullarioides     same section
03102 Astragalus ampullarioides     1 mi. N
02550 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" same section
02539 Bromus rubens      "red brome" same section
03013 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" same section
02554 Capsella bursa-pastoris      "shepherd's purse" same section
02557 Chamaesyce albomarginata      "rattlesnake weed" same section
02525 Croton californicus      "California croton" same section
10166 Cryptantha fendleri      "Fendler's forget-me-not" 1 mi. W
10164 Cryptantha pterocarya      "winged-nut forget-me-not" 1 mi. W
02558 Eriastrum eremicum      "desert woollystar" same section
02553 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" same section
02545 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" same section
02556 Eriophyllum wallacei      "Wallace's easter bonnets" same section
02542 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" same section
10163 Gilia inconspicua  var. sinuata  1 mi. W
02548 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" same section
02544 Mentzelia integra     same section
02560 Mirabilis multiflora      "Colorado four o'clock" same section
02543 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" same section
02559 Penstemon palmeri  var. palmeri   "Palmer's beardtongue" same section
02551 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" same section
02541 Sophora nuttalliana      "silky sophora" same section
02546 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" same section
10165 Vulpia octoflora      "sixweeks fescue" 1 mi. W
02547 Yucca baccata      "banana yucca" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. N 3084  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S 2920  Harrisburg Junction 
KDXU-AM (Saint George) (Tower) Washington County, UT 1 mi. W 3146  Harrisburg Junction 
Washington Black Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 1 mi. W 3169  Harrisburg Junction 
Harrisburg Junction (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 3127  Harrisburg Junction 
Grapevine Pass (Gap) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 3196  Harrisburg Junction 
Purgatory Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. E 2884  Harrisburg Junction 
Saint George and Washington Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 2648  Washington Dome 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Harrisburg Junction 
Sand Mountain Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 2891  Harrisburg Junction 
Willow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 2894  Harrisburg Junction 
Grapevine Pass Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Harrisburg Junction 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N   Harrisburg Junction 
Bastion Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. W 2914  Harrisburg Junction 
Washington Dome (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. S 3242  Washington Dome 
Heath Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Signal Peak 
Shinob Kibe (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 3166  Washington Dome 
Warner Valley Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. S 2917  Washington Dome 
KCLG-AM (Washington) (Tower) Washington County, UT 3 mi. W 2992  Washington 
Cottonwood Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. NE 3166  Harrisburg Junction 


Taxon Links for species Muhlenbergia porteri  Scribn. ex Beal

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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