Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08222 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Bromus diandrus Roth
Common name   great brome
K.T. Harper   2003-166  
Coll. Date 21 March 2003 
United States
Washington County
Locality I-15 freeway, 0.5 miles west of weigh station, southwest of Bloomington.
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° 1'  8" N, 113° 36'  52" W
Township Range T43S, R16W, Sec. 26  
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).


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

     Bromus diandrus Roth

     Anisantha diandra (Roth) Tutin ex Tzvelev
     Bromus gussonei Parl.
     Bromus rigidus var. gussonei (Parl.) Coss. & Durieu

Common Name(s): ripgut brome.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=40498, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08222s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 08918s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09364 Allium nevadense      "Nevada wild onion" 2412 ft. SE
09351 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 2412 ft. SE
02827 Arenaria macradenia      "desert sandwort" same section
02822 Aristida purpurea      "purple threeawn" same section
13160 Astragalus amphioxys      "Crescent milkvetch" 2412 ft. SE
09366 Astragalus holmgreniorum      "Paradox milkvetch" 2412 ft. SE
09353 Astragalus nuttallianus  var. imperfectus   "Mojave small-flowered milkvetch" 1 mi. E
02824 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" same section
05602 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" 2 mi. NW
05603 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" 2 mi. NW
14599 Atriplex torreyi      "Torrey's saltbush" 1.4 mi. N
02991 Atriplex torreyi      "Torrey's saltbush" 1.4 mi. NW
09356 Camissonia boothii  var. condensata   "clustered desert primrose" 1 mi. E
09358 Camissonia boothii  var. condensata   "clustered desert primrose" 2412 ft. SE
04988 Camissonia boothii  var. condensata   "clustered desert primrose" 2885 ft. E
06137 Camissonia brevipes      "Mojave suncup" same section
02423 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" same section
02820 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
09372 Chamaesaracha coronopus      "greenleaf five eyes" 2412 ft. SE
15244 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 2 mi. N
10132 Corydalis aurea  var. occidentalis   "golden fumewort" 2412 ft. SE
09357 Cryptantha nevadensis      "Nevada forget-me-not" 1 mi. E
06343 Cryptantha pterocarya      "winged-nut forget-me-not" same section
10134 Cryptantha pterocarya      "winged-nut forget-me-not" 2412 ft. SE
06344 Cryptantha utahensis      "Utah forget-me-not" same section
06347 Cymopterus purpureus      "purple spring parsley" same section
04986 Cymopterus purpureus  var. purpureus   "purple spring parsley" 2885 ft. E
09355 Dasyochloa pulchella      "desert fluffgrass" 1 mi. E
02665 Descurainia pinnata      "western tansy mustard" same section
02664 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" same section
02826 Encelia frutescens  var. virginensis   "Virgin River brittlebush" same section
02817 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" same section
02828 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" same section
02829 Eriogonum inflatum      "desert trumpet" same section
02830 Eriogonum inflatum      "desert trumpet" same section
10136 Eriophyllum lanosum      "white easterbonnets" 2412 ft. SE
09370 Erodium cicutarium      "redstem stork's bill" 2412 ft. SE
10133 Erodium texanum      "Texas stork's bill" 2412 ft. SE
09369 Erodium texanum      "Texas stork's bill" 2412 ft. SE
09362 Eschscholzia glyptosperma      "desert poppy" 2412 ft. SE
03945 Fulgensia desertorum      "desert sulphur lichen" 1.4 mi. SE
13629 Gaura parviflora     1.1 mi. SE
06139 Gilia gilioides     same section
06346 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" same section
06345 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" same section
09359 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" 2412 ft. SE
10440 Glyptopleura setulosa      "Mojave carveseed" 1 mi. SE
06142 Glyptopleura setulosa      "Mojave carveseed" same section
02823 Grayia spinosa      "spiny hopsage" same section
04972 Guillenia lasiophylla      "California mustard" 2885 ft. E
02821 Hilaria rigida      "big galleta" same section
02819 Hymenoclea salsola      "burrobush" same section
09368 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 2412 ft. SE
09360 Langloisia setosissima      "Great Basin langloisia" 2412 ft. SE
02316 Linanthus bigelovii      "Bigelow's linanthus" same section
06140 Lupinus pusillus      "rusty lupine" same section
09361 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" 2412 ft. SE
10131 Lupinus pusillus  var. pusillus   "rusty lupine" 2412 ft. SE
08120 Mentzelia       "blazingstar" same section
10135 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 2412 ft. SE
09365 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" 2412 ft. SE
04985 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 2885 ft. E
10137 Phacelia pulchella  var. pulchella   "beautiful scorpionweed" 2412 ft. SE
09354 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" 1 mi. E
06138 Poa bigelovii      "Bigelow's bluegrass" same section
04971 Poa bigelovii      "Bigelow's bluegrass" 2885 ft. E
09401 Psora decipiens      "fishscale lichen" 1.4 mi. SE
02818 Salvia dorrii      "purple sage" same section
09367 Schismus arabicus      "Arabian grass" 2412 ft. SE
09371 Selinocarpus diffusus  subsp. nevadensis  2412 ft. SE
09363 Tricardia watsonii      "threehearts" 2412 ft. SE
02825 Xylorhiza tortifolia      "Mojave woody aster" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Lizard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 2595  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 0.6 mi. SE   Lizard Point 
Big Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 1 mi. SE 2635  Saint George 
Big Valley (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 1 mi. SE   Purgatory Canyon 
Mokaac Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. E 2602  Saint George 
Atkinville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 2503  White Hills 
Atkinville Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NW   Saint George 
Curly Hollow Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NW   Jarvis Peak 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. N 2500  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 2520  Saint George 
Mokaac Wash (Arroyo) Mohave County, AZ 1.8 mi. SE   Lizard Point 
Little Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. W 2464  White Hills 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 2523  Saint George 
Bloomington School (School) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 2543  Saint George 
Price Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 2539  Saint George 
Price Bench Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 2579  Saint George 
Big Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. W 2444  White Hills 
Val Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W   White Hills 
Bloomington Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N 2700  Saint George 
Gardener Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 2.6 mi. SE 2720  Lizard Point 


Taxon Links for species Bromus diandrus  Roth

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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