Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08573 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey
Infraspecific    subsp. elymoides 
Common name   common squirreltail
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   3316  
   with R. Jolley, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 27 May 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane County
Locality Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Paria township, 0.5 mile N of movie set, area N of cemetery;
     Elev.: 4767 ft. (1453 m.)
Habitat Notes Greasewood community; Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest Member. 
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° 14'  50" N, 111° 57'  24" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)

Taxonomy


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

     Elymus elymoides ssp. elymoides (Raf.) Swezey

     Elymus sitanion J.A. Schultes
     Sitanion elymoides Raf.
     Sitanion hystrix (Nutt.) J.G. Sm.

Common Name(s): bottlebrush squirreltail, squirreltail.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=525113, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Commelinidae
                            Order: Cyperales
                                Family: Poaceae
                                    Genus: Elymus
                                        Species: Elymus elymoides
                                            Subspecies: Elymus elymoides ssp. elymoides
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08573s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00795
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00992
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02399
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03576
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03598
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03599
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11800
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08575 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
08568 Astragalus lentiginosus  var. palans   "straggling milkvetch" same section
08571 Atriplex obovata      "mound saltbush" same section
14841 Brickellia oblongifolia  var. linifolia   "narrow-leaf brickellbush" same section
14871 Chrysothamnus greenei      "Greene's rabbitbrush" same section
08594 Cryptantha capitata      "round-headed cat's eye" same section
08574 Gaillardia parryi      "Parry's blanketflower" same section
08572 Hordeum murinum      "foxtail barley" same section
08576 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
08567 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
14840 Isocoma rusbyi      "Rusby's goldenbush" 1974 ft. S
08566 Langloisia setosissima  subsp. setosissima   "Great Basin langloisia" same section
08565 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" same section
08570 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" same section
08564 Xylorhiza confertifolia      "Henrieville woody aster" same section
08577 Yucca harrimaniae  var. harrimaniae   "Spanish bayonet" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Paria (Populated Place) Kane County, UT 2240 ft. E 4751  Fivemile Valley 
Calico Peak (Summit) Kane County, UT 1.1 mi. W 5702  Calico Peak 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Butler Valley 
Deer Range Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Deer Range Point 
No Mans Mesa (Summit) Kane County, UT 2.2 mi. W 6198  Calico Peak 
Starlight Arch (Arch) Kane County, UT 2.4 mi. W 6090  Calico Peak 
Hackberry Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.6 mi. E   Slickrock Bench 
Hackberry Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Slickrock Bench 
Kirbys Point (Cape) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 5883  Deer Range Point 
Pilot Ridge (Ridge) Kane County, UT 3.4 mi. W 6500  Deer Range Point 
Kitchen Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.9 mi. N   Deer Range Point 
Five Mile Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. S 5266  Fivemile Valley 
Lower Death Valley (Basin) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. N 5483  Calico Peak 
Sam Pollock Arch (Arch) Kane County, UT 4.7 mi. N 5551  Calico Peak 
Hogeye Creek (Stream) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. N   Calico Peak 
Drip Tank Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. NW   Deer Range Point 
Starlight Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. NW   Deer Range Point 
Brigham Plains (Flat) Kane County, UT 4.9 mi. SE 5611  Fivemile Valley 
Parley Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.3 mi. NW   Deer Range Point 

Links

Taxon Links for species Elymus elymoides  (Raf.) Swezey

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Elymus+elymoides

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