Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 11344 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Piptatherum shoshoneanum (Curto & Douglass M. Hend.) P. M. Peterson & Soreng
Common name   Shoshone ricegrass
L. Eno   9  
Coll. Date 25 June 1987 
United States
Butte County
Locality Lemhi Range, Middle Canyon, watershed, ca 12 km NNE of Howe, Middle Canyon, ca 640 m north from end of jeep trail.
     Elev.: 7396 ft. (2255 m.)
Habitat Notes W facing vertical cliffs, limestone substrate, associated with Petrophytum, Ribes, Draba, Poa interior. Abundant in cracks in cliffs. 
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 43° 53'  30" N, 112° 57'  29" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Type status Paratype 


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 11344s3.jpg

Nearby Accessions

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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Middle Canyon (Valley) Butte County, ID 1 mi. S   Tyler Peak 
East Canyon (Valley) Butte County, ID 1.1 mi. SE   Tyler Peak 
Black Canyon (Valley) Butte County, ID 1.9 mi. SW   Tyler Peak 
Saddle Mountain (Summit) Butte County, ID 3.2 mi. N 10758  Tyler Peak 
Berenice (Populated Place) Butte County, ID 4.5 mi. S 4836  Little Lost River Sinks 
Kyle Spring (Spring) Butte County, ID 3.7 mi. NE 6329  Tyler Peak 
Sweet Sage (historical) (Populated Place) Butte County, ID 4.7 mi. S 4807  Little Lost River Sinks 
South Fork Kyle Canyon (Stream) Butte County, ID 3.9 mi. E   Tyler Peak 
Middle Fork Kyle Canyon (Stream) Butte County, ID 3.9 mi. E   Tyler Peak 
Deer Canyon (Valley) Butte County, ID 5.4 mi. NE   Tyler Peak 


Taxon Links for species Piptatherum shoshoneanum  (Curto & Douglass M. Hend.) P. M. Peterson & Soreng

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

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