Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04548 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Agrostis capillaris L.
Common name   browntop
D.M. Barnes   484  
Coll. Date 03 August 2000 
United States
Utah County
Locality Orem, Utah Valley State College campus, wetland area;
Habitat Notes dry up-land area 
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° 16'  56" N, 111° 43'  47" W
Township Range T6S, R2E, Sec. 21 SE 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).


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

     Agrostis capillaris L.

     Agrostis sylvatica Huds.
     Agrostis tenuis Sibthorp
     Agrostis tenuis var. aristata (Parnell) Druce
     Agrostis tenuis var. hispida (Willd.) Philipson
     Agrostis tenuis var. pumila (L.) Druce
     Agrostis vulgaris With.

Common Name(s): colonial bent, colonial bentgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=185249, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04548s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05006 Acer rubrum      "red maple" same section
15223 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 1.3 mi. SW
15248 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" same section
15260 Ailanthus altissima      "tree of heaven" 2083 ft. NW
04778 Amaranthus retroflexus      "redroot pigweed" 2423 ft. W
02600 Ambrosia artemisiifolia      "annual ragweed" 1 mi. W
02619 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" 1 mi. W
02625 Asclepias speciosa      "showy milkweed" 1 mi. W
01461 Astragalus drummondii      "Drummond's milkvetch" 1 mi. E
04772 Berula erecta      "cut-leaf water parsnip" 2423 ft. W
04770 Bidens cernua      "nodding beggarticks" 2423 ft. W
01457 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" 1 mi. E
01455 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" 1 mi. E
02602 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  1 mi. W
02601 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  1 mi. W
02576 Corylus americana      "American hazelnut" 1 mi. W
01459 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 1 mi. E
04768 Cyperus esculentus  var. leptostachyus   "yellow nutsedge" 2423 ft. W
01452 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1 mi. E
04766 Digitaria sanguinalis      "hairy crabgrass" 2423 ft. W
02854 Diplotaxis muralis      "annual wall rocket" 1 mi. W
04554 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" same section
04552 Echinochloa crus-galli      "barnyard grass" same section
02606 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" 1 mi. W
14961 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" same section
15243 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" same section
02612 Elaeagnus angustifolia  var. angustifolia   "Russian olive" 1 mi. W
04547 Elymus canadensis  var. canadensis   "Canada wildrye" same section
04762 Elymus trachycaulus      "slender wheatgrass" 2423 ft. W
04550 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
02594 Eupatorium maculatum  var. bruneri   "spotted joe pye weed" 1 mi. W
01454 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1 mi. E
01460 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" 1 mi. E
01462 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1 mi. E
02610 Helianthus annuus  subsp. lenticularis   "common sunflower" 1 mi. W
10175 Holosteum umbellatum  var. umbellatum  1 mi. W
02621 Hordeum jubatum  subsp. intermedium   "intermediate foxtail" 1 mi. W
01458 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1 mi. E
04777 Lemna minor      "common duckweed" 2423 ft. W
08686 Liquidambar styraciflua      "sweetgum" same section
04775 Machaeranthera tanacetifolia      "tanseyleaf tansy aster" 2423 ft. W
02613 Malva neglecta      "common mallow" 1 mi. W
02605 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" 1 mi. W
02599 Mentha citrata     1 mi. W
04553 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" same section
02608 Nepeta cataria      "catnip" 1 mi. W
02626 Onopordum acanthium      "Scotch thistle" 1 mi. W
04578 Panicum miliaceum      "broomcorn millet" 2296 ft. W
04769 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed Canary grass" 2423 ft. W
01463 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" 1 mi. E
04577 Phragmites australis      "common reed" same section
04764 Physalis longifolia      "long-leaf groundcherry" 2423 ft. W
02615 Plantago major      "common plantain" 1 mi. W
02603 Polygonum persicaria      "spotted ladysthumb" 1 mi. W
04556 Polypogon monspeliensis      "rabbit's foot grass" same section
02164 Populus deltoides  var. fremontii   "Fremont's cottonwood" same section
02598 Rosa canina      "dog rose" 1 mi. W
01453 Rosa woodsii      "Woods' rose" 1 mi. E
04771 Rumex crispus      "curly dock" 2423 ft. W
02627 Rumex patientia      "patience dock" 1 mi. W
04580 Sagittaria cuneata      "northern arrowhead" same section
04761 Sagittaria cuneata      "northern arrowhead" 2423 ft. W
14962 Salix       "willow" same section
04767 Schedonorus pratensis      "meadow fescue" 2423 ft. W
04765 Scirpus acutus     2423 ft. W
02616 Scirpus americanus     1 mi. W
04549 Setaria viridis      "green bristle grass" same section
02609 Solanum dulcamara      "climbing nightshade" 1 mi. W
04733 Solanum sarrachoides     1 mi. W
02596 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" 1 mi. W
02617 Sonchus asper      "spiny sowthistle" 1 mi. W
04551 Sporobolus cryptandrus      "sand dropseed" same section
02614 Symphyotrichum ascendens      "western aster" 1 mi. W
02597 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1 mi. W
04763 Thinopyrum ponticum      "tall wheatgrass" 2423 ft. W
02611 Tribulus terrestris      "puncturevine" 1 mi. W
04779 Typha domingensis      "southern cattail" 2423 ft. W
02607 Typha latifolia      "broad-leaf cattail" 1 mi. W
02604 Urtica dioica  var. occidentalis  1 mi. W
02593 Verbascum thapsus      "common mullein" 1 mi. W
02624 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1 mi. W
04773 Veronica anagallis-aquatica      "water speedwell" 2423 ft. W
01456 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1 mi. E
02595 Xanthium strumarium  var. canadense   "Canada cocklebur" 1 mi. W
04776 Xanthium strumarium  var. canadense   "Canada cocklebur" 2423 ft. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 553 ft. W 4538  Orem 
Geneva (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 680 ft. W 4534  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2607 ft. NE 4593  Orem 
Grace Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N 4597  Orem 
Powell Slough Waterfowl Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. SW 4502  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E 4639  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. E 4659  Orem 
Vineyard School (School) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 4561  Orem 
Vineyard (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N 4561  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE 4731  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 4741  Orem 
Orem School (School) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. E 4748  Orem 
Mountain View High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 4744  Orem 
Suncrest School (School) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 4744  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE 4748  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 4748  Orem 
Lakeridge Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 4718  Orem 
Bunker (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 4570  Orem 
Geneva School (School) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 4744  Orem 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N 4731  Orem 


Taxon Links for species Agrostis capillaris  L.

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

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