Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07542 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Alopecurus pratensis L.
Common name   meadow foxtail
Donna M. Barnes   2796  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 12 June 2002 
United States
Utah County
Locality Highway 92, Alpine Loop, road to Cascade Springs.
     Elev.: 7500 ft. (2287 m.)
Habitat Notes wet meadow in aspen-fir 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° 26'  N, 111° 36'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Alopecurus pratensis L.

Common Name(s): field meadow-foxtail, meadow foxtail.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=40438, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07542s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01120s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01947s1.jpg 
specimen image: 01964s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03732s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04434s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01936 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" same section
01938 Actaea rubra      "red baneberry" same section
X3714 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 2840 ft. E
08852 Allium bisceptrum      "twincrest wild onion" same section
08850 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" same section
01626 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1 mi. SE
01993 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
02832 Arnica cordifolia  var. cordifolia   "heart-leaf arnica" 1 mi. NE
15514 Aster engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 2840 ft. E
07541 Carex lenticularis  var. lipocarpa   "Kellogg's sedge" same section
00312 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1.6 mi. N
15512 Chlorocrambe hastata      "spearhead" 2840 ft. E
03834 Clematis hirsutissima  var. hirsutissima   "sugar bowls" 1 mi. SE
13781 Clematis hirsutissima  var. hirsutissima   "sugar bowls" same section
08864 Clematis occidentalis  var. grosseserrata   "purple virgins-bower" 1.1 mi. S
08859 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" 1.1 mi. S
01937 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
13786 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
02760 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" 1.6 mi. N
07539 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
01744 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.6 mi. N
04368 Euphorbia brachycera      "horned spurge" 1 mi. NE
13780 Fragaria vesca  var. bracteata   "woodland strawberry" same section
07532 Gayophytum racemosum      "blackfoot groundsmoke" 1.2 mi. S
01776 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1 mi. NE
07530 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1.2 mi. S
13783 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" same section
13577 Hackelia micrantha      "small-flowered stickseed" 2840 ft. E
02925 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.6 mi. N
08856 Hesperochiron pumilus      "dwarf hesperochiron" same section
13772 Hydrophyllum capitatum  var. capitatum   "purple cat's breeches" same section
08860 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. laetivirens   "plateau vetchling" 1.1 mi. S
13785 Lathyrus lanszwertii  var. pallescens   "pale Lanszwert's vetchling" same section
07540 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
08849 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" same section
13771 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" same section
08861 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1.1 mi. S
13770 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" same section
X3708 Lupinus argenteus  var. argentatus   "silvery lupine" 2840 ft. E
07529 Melica bulbosa      "onion-grass" 1.2 mi. S
13776 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" same section
08855 Montia chamissoi      "water minerslettuce" same section
08854 Nemophila breviflora      "basin nemophila" same section
07528 Poa nervosa  var. wheeleri   "Wheeler's bluegrass" 1.2 mi. S
02924 Polygonum douglasii  var. johnstonii  1.6 mi. N
07538 Potentilla gracilis  var. fastigiata   "slender cinquefoil" same section
01935 Pteridium aquilinum      "western bracken fern" same section
13779 Ranunculus alismifolius  var. montanus   "waterplantain buttercup" same section
08858 Ranunculus inamoenus      "graceful buttercup" 1.1 mi. S
01930 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" same section
15513 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" 2840 ft. E
01931 Rumex crispus      "curly dock" same section
01932 Rumex salicifolius      "willow dock" same section
13782 Sambucus racemosa  var. microbotrys  same section
08862 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" 1.1 mi. S
00486 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.6 mi. N
13777 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section
01939 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" same section
13769 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" same section
01933 Smilacina stellata      "starry false Solomon's Seal" same section
08863 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" 1.1 mi. S
07531 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" 1.2 mi. S
01934 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section
13784 Thalictrum fendleri      "Fendler's meadow-rue" same section
08857 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" 1.1 mi. S
07543 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" same section
X3709 Urtica dioica  var. occidentalis  2840 ft. E
07544 Valeriana edulis      "tobacco root" same section
13773 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section
08848 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section
13774 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
08851 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section
13775 Viola purpurea  var. venosa  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Big Tree Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S 7799  Aspen Grove 
Lame Horse Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 7920  Aspen Grove 
Summit Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. W 8068  Aspen Grove 
Pine Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 7389  Aspen Grove 
Forest Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 7710  Aspen Grove 
Mount Timpanogos Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. S 6952  Aspen Grove 
Alpine Summer School (School) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 6838  Aspen Grove 
Theater in the Pines (Locale) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 6880  Aspen Grove 
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 8045  Aspen Grove 
Aspen Grove (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 6828  Aspen Grove 
Mount Timpanogos Trail (Trail) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7051  Aspen Grove 
Tooth Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 7261  Aspen Grove 
North Fork Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SE 7618  Aspen Grove 
Altamont Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W 7248  Timpanogos Cave 
Elk Point (Cape) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8455  Aspen Grove 
Timpooneke Guard Station (Locale) Utah County, UT 2 mi. W 7300  Timpanogos Cave 
Primrose Cirque (Basin) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 8173  Aspen Grove 
Timpooneke Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. W 7363  Timpanogos Cave 
Mill Canyon Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. N 8281  Aspen Grove 
Scout Falls (Falls) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. SW 8334  Timpanogos Cave 


Taxon Links for species Alopecurus pratensis  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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