Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01268 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths
Common name   blue grama
K. Anderson   151  
Coll. Date 11 August 1991 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Barnhurst Ridge.
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° 50'  58" N, 112° 11'  32" W
Township Range T34S, R4W, Sec. 14  
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):

     Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths

     Bouteloua gracilis var. stricta (Vasey) A.S. Hitchc.
     Bouteloua oligostachya (Nutt.) Torr. ex Gray
     Chondrosum gracile Willd. ex Kunth
     Chondrosum oligostachyum (Nutt.) Torr.

Common Name(s): blue grama.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41493, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01268s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01350s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03640s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03647s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05391s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05507s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07234s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10885s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11919d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11919s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01313 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" same section
01312 Artemisia frigida      "prairie sagewort" same section
01267 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
01266 Solidago altissima  var. altissima   "Canada goldenrod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Barnhurst Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 8960  Flake Mountain West 
Hancock Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. NW   Adams Head 
Clarence Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Flake Mountain West 
Log Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   Flake Mountain West 
Clarence Creek Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 8422  Flake Mountain West 
Flat Top (Summit) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. S 9338  Flake Mountain West 
Carter Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Blind Spring Mountain 
Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. E   Adams Head 
Center Creek Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 8360  Flake Mountain West 
Hancock Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. W   Flake Mountain West 
Judd Pasture Troughs (Lake) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 9180  Flake Mountain West 
Judd Pasture (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 9128  Flake Mountain West 
Judd Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Flake Mountain West 
Casto Bluff (Cliff) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 9118  Flake Mountain West 
Hancock Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 9833  Flake Mountain West 
Crow Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. N 9646  Adams Head 
Showalter Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. S 8094  Flake Mountain West 
Hancock Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. SW 8173  Flake Mountain West 
Mud Spring Ridge (Ridge) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. S 8426  Flake Mountain West 
Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. S   Flake Mountain West 


Taxon Links for species Bouteloua gracilis  (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths

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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