Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07326 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Poa palustris L.
Common name   fowl bluegrass
K.T. Harper   2002-59  
   with J. Simpson
Coll. Date 31 July 2002 
United States
Wasatch County
Locality Mouth of Indian Creek, Strawberry Reservoir.
     Elev.: 7650 ft. (2332 m.)
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° 29'  11" N, 111° 11'  31" W
Township Range T4S, R7E, Sec. 7  
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):

     Poa palustris L.

     Poa crocata Michx.
     Poa eyerdamii HultÚn
     Poa triflora Gilib.

Common Name(s): fowl blue grass, fowl bluegrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=41151, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07326s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 05187s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05499s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07052s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07911s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07920s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09868s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12900d1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07331 Alopecurus aequalis  var. aequalis   "short-awn foxtail" same section
07325 Artemisia dracunculus      "tarragon" same section
07330 Galium trifidum      "three-petaled bedstraw" same section
07328 Matricaria matricarioides      "pineapple weed" same section
07154 Potamogeton filiformis  var. alpinus  same section
07329 Potentilla norvegica      "Norwegian cinquefoil" same section
07327 Veronica persica      "birdeye speedwell" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Buck Hollow Ridge (Ridge) Wasatch County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 9138  Heber Mountain 
Bear Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 1.6 mi. E   Heber Mountain 
Red Pine Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Woodland 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2 mi. NE   Heber Mountain 
Camp Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Heber Mountain 
Dip Vat Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Heber Mountain 
South Bench Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Heber Mountain 
Potters Knoll (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8258  Woodland 
Heber Mountain (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. S 10217  Heber Mountain 
Harvey Meadow (Flat) Wasatch County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 9367  Heber Mountain 
Timber Lakes (Populated Place) Wasatch County, UT 3.1 mi. W 7733  Heber Mountain 
Dee Mills Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 4 mi. S 9279  Heber Mountain 
Dee Mills Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 4 mi. S 9279  Heber Mountain 
Herd Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 4.3 mi. N   Woodland 
Willow Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. NE   Soapstone Basin 
Deer Valley Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. W 7733  Center Creek 
Deer Valley Reservoir (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. W 7730  Center Creek 
Witts Lake Dam (Dam) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. W 7330  Center Creek 
Witts Lake (Reservoir) Wasatch County, UT 3.5 mi. W 7330  Center Creek 
Oakcrest Camp (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 4.7 mi. N 7077  Woodland 


Taxon Links for species Poa palustris  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

Google Images

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