Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12390 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PoaceaePoaceaePoaceae  
Species Leptochloa fusca (L.) Kunth
Infraspecific    ssp. fascicularis (Lam.) N. Snow
Common name   bearded sprangletop
Collector(s)
N. Snow   5781a  
Coll. Date 11 August 1990 
Geography United States.  Missouri.  Saint Louis County
Locality Jefferson Barracks County Park, Occasional weed in lawn. 
 
Habitat Notes in disturbed area adjacent to large salt mounds used by highway department, adjacent to railroad tracks, paralleling Mississippi River. 
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 38° 45'  N, 90° 10'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Leptochloa fusca ssp. fascicularis (Lam.) N. Snow

     Diplachne acuminata Nash
     Diplachne fascicularis (Lam.) Beauv.
     Diplachne maritima Bickn.
     Leptochloa acuminata (Nash) Mohlenbrock
     Leptochloa fascicularis (Lam.) Gray
     Leptochloa fascicularis (Lam.) Gray
     Leptochloa fascicularis var. acuminata (Nash) Gleason
     Leptochloa fascicularis var. maritima (Bickn.) Gleason

Common Name(s): bearded sprangletop.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=566046, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 12390s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05582s1.jpg 
05582
specimen image: 12391s1.jpg 
12391

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
KGLD-AM (St Louis) (Tower) St. Louis County, MO 1082 ft. E 417  Columbia Bottom 
Chouteau Nameoki and Venice Levee (Levee) Madison County, IL 2558 ft. SE 420  Granite City 
Lock and Dam 27 (Dam) St. Louis (city) County, MO 0.6 mi. NW 397  Columbia Bottom 
Chain of Rocks Bridge (Bridge) Madison County, IL 0.8 mi. N 397  Columbia Bottom 
Dam Number 27 (Dam) St. Louis (city) County, MO 0.8 mi. NW 397  Columbia Bottom 
Chain of Rocks Bridge (Bridge) St. Louis (city) County, MO 0.9 mi. N 397  Columbia Bottom 
Gabaret School (historical) (School) Madison County, IL 1.2 mi. S 417  Granite City 
Gabaret Slough (Channel) Madison County, IL 1.3 mi. S 394  Granite City 
Eastside Levee and Sanitary District Levee (Levee) Madison County, IL 1.3 mi. SE 427  Granite City 
Northshore Country Club (Locale) St. Louis (city) County, MO 1.4 mi. N 420  Columbia Bottom 
Chain of Rocks Park (Park) St. Louis County, MO 1.3 mi. NW 522  Columbia Bottom 
Chain of Rocks (Falls) St. Louis (city) County, MO 1.7 mi. N 400  Columbia Bottom 
Atkins School (historical) (School) Madison County, IL 1.7 mi. NE 417  Columbia Bottom 
Chouteau Island (Island) Madison County, IL 1.7 mi. NE 417  Columbia Bottom 
Chouteau Slough (Gut) Madison County, IL 1.6 mi. E 410  Columbia Bottom 
Dundee Park (Park) St. Louis County, MO 1.7 mi. NW 482  Columbia Bottom 
Odd Fellows Cemetery (Cemetery) Madison County, IL 1.8 mi. SE 427  Granite City 
Glasgow Village (Populated Place) St. Louis County, MO 1.7 mi. W 499  Columbia Bottom 
Villa Gesu Convent (Church) St. Louis County, MO 2.2 mi. N 502  Columbia Bottom 
Chain of Rocks Canal (Canal) Madison County, IL 2 mi. NE 397  Columbia Bottom 

Links

Taxon Links for species Leptochloa fusca  (L.) Kunth

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=Leptochloa+fusca

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