Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04597 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Danthonia intermedia Vasey
Common name   timber oatgrass
R. Van Buren   406  
   with J.G. Cooper
Coll. Date 29 July 2000 
United States
Summit County
Locality Highway 150, W of Bald Mountain.
Habitat Notes ponderosa pine community. 
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° 36'  9" N, 110° 55'  48" W
Township Range T2S, R9E, Sec. 33  
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):

     Danthonia intermedia Vasey

     Danthonia canadensis Baum & Findlay
     Danthonia intermedia var. cusickii Williams

Common Name(s): timber oatgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41638, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04597s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04683s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05474s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06931s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07365s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15838s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02938 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 2.2 mi. NE
02303 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 2.2 mi. N
01570 Caltha leptosepala      "white marsh marigold" 2.2 mi. N
02236 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 2.2 mi. N
04596 Deschampsia cespitosa  subsp. cespitosa   "tufted hairgrass" same section
03924 Gaultheria humifusa      "alpine spicywintergreen" 2.2 mi. N
07924 Kalmia microphylla      "alpine laurel" 1 mi. E
04594 Luzula spicata      "spiked woodrush" same section
02939 Pedicularis groenlandica      "elephant's head" 2.2 mi. NE
04593 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" same section
16808 Poa glauca  subsp. glauca   "Greenland bluegrass" same section
04598 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" same section
03926 Sedum rhodanthum     2.2 mi. N
04592 Trisetum spicatum      "narrow oat-grass" same section
01578 Trollius albiflorus     2.2 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Broadhead Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 1.1 mi. N 9945  Iron Mine Mountain 
Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Wasatch County, UT 1 mi. NW 10086  Iron Mine Mountain 
Smooth Rock Falls (Falls) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8501  Iron Mine Mountain 
Slate Gorge (Valley) Summit County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Mirror Lake 
Cobble Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. W   Iron Mine Mountain 
Iron Mine Lake (Lake) Wasatch County, UT 2.6 mi. S 9590  Iron Mine Mountain 
Slate Gorge Overlook (Locale) Summit County, UT 2.7 mi. N 9013  Mirror Lake 
East Portal Duchesne Tunnel (Tunnel) Duchesne County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 8347  Iron Mine Mountain 
Beaver Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.5 mi. SE   Iron Mine Mountain 
Cataract Gorge (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 2.4 mi. NE   Iron Mine Mountain 
Little Deer Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Mirror Lake 
East Portal (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 8160  Iron Mine Mountain 
Cobblerest Campground (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. W 8291  Iron Mine Mountain 
Shale Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Grandaddy Lake 
Broadwater Meadows (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. N 9544  Mirror Lake 
Broadhead Meadows (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. N 9515  Mirror Lake 
Upper Provo Bridge Picnic Area (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. N 9210  Mirror Lake 
Alexander Lake (Lake) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. W 9344  Iron Mine Mountain 
Mill Flat (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 3 mi. SE 7582  Iron Mine Mountain 
Iron Mine Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 3 mi. SW 10335  Iron Mine Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Danthonia intermedia  Vasey

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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