Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08740 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Polypogon viridis (Gouan) Breistr.
Common name   water beard grass
Collector(s)
K.T. Harper   2003-183  
   with D. Aristizabal
Coll. Date 08 July 2003 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality Beaver Dam Wash, Lytle Ranch. 
 
Habitat Notes along Beaver Dam creek. 
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° 8'  5" N, 114° 2'  19" W
Township Range T42S, R20W, Sec. 13  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Polypogon viridis (Gouan) Breistr.

     Agrostis semiverticillata (Forsk.) C. Christens.
     Agrostis verticillata Vill.
     Agrostis viridis Gouan
     Polypogon semiverticillatus (Forsk.) Hyl.

Common Name(s): beardless rabbitsfoot grass, beardless rabbit'sfootgrass, water bentgrass.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=504522, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08740s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05725 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" 1.1 mi. NW
14495 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" same section
08746 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" same section
14816 Acacia greggii      "catclaw acacia" 1.1 mi. NW
14494 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 1258 ft. W
08743 Amaranthus albus      "pale pigweed" same section
08738 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
10194 Baccharis glutinosa      "sticky seep-willow" same section
10321 Baileya multiradiata      "desert marigold" 1390 ft. NW
08733 Berula erecta      "cut-leaf water parsnip" same section
10195 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" 2 mi. N
08736 Centaurium calycosum      "Arizona centaury" same section
08734 Chenopodium botrys      "Jerusalem oak goosefoot" same section
05742 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1.1 mi. NW
08744 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" same section
10320 Cryptantha utahensis      "Utah forget-me-not" 1390 ft. NW
05745 Cucurbita foetidissima      "Missouri gourd" 1.1 mi. NW
10196 Dichelostemma pulchellum     2 mi. N
05760 Ficus carica      "edible fig" 1.1 mi. NW
15452 Fraxinus pennsylvanica     1.5 mi. NW
05724 Fraxinus velutina      "velvet ash" 1.1 mi. NW
05746 Juglans major      "Arizona walnut" 1.1 mi. NW
08735 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" same section
15219 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1 mi. NW
14490 Lycium andersonii      "water jacket" 1258 ft. W
05744 Lycium torreyi      "Torrey wolfberry" 1.1 mi. NW
08741 Mimulus bigelovii  var. cuspidatus  same section
05726 Morus alba      "white mulberry" 1.1 mi. NW
05737 Neolloydia johnsonii     1.1 mi. NW
05759 Nerium oleander      "oleander" 1.1 mi. NW
05764 Opuntia acanthocarpa     1.1 mi. NW
05763 Opuntia basilaris  var. basilaris   "beavertail pricklypear" 1.1 mi. NW
05762 Opuntia engelmannii  var. linguiformis   "cactus apple" 1.1 mi. NW
05761 Opuntia phaeacantha  var. laevis  1.1 mi. NW
05765 Opuntia violacea     1.1 mi. NW
05743 Paspalum distichum      "knotgrass" 1.1 mi. NW
08737 Petunia parviflora     same section
10322 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1390 ft. NW
08745 Phoradendron californicum      "mesquite mistletoe" same section
08739 Psathyrotes annua      "annual turtleback" same section
05324 Punica granatum      "pomegranate" 1.1 mi. NW
14815 Salix laevigata      "red willow" 1.1 mi. NW
05727 Salix laevigata      "red willow" 1.1 mi. NW
08742 Solanum sarrachoides     same section
15432 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bull Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2866 ft. E 2736  Scarecrow Peak 
Bull Valley Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 2956 ft. E   Jacks Mountain 
Guy Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1 mi. N   Scarecrow Peak 
Indian Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1 mi. E   West Mountain Peak 
Little Bull Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NE   Scarecrow Peak 
Catclaw Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Scarecrow Peak 
Reber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Castle Cliff 
Snow Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S 2562  Terry Benches 
Snow Spring Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 2.9 mi. S   Scarecrow Peak 
Burgess Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. S   Castle Cliff 
Horse Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4 mi. N   West Mountain Peak 
Terry Benches (Bench) Lincoln County, NV 5.2 mi. S 2815  Terry Benches 
Lower Lime Mountain Well (Well) Lincoln County, NV 5.4 mi. N 3288  Scarecrow Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Polypogon viridis  (Gouan) Breistr.

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=Polypogon+viridis

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