Garrett Herbarium, Natural History Museum of Utah
Catalog #: UT0000099
Occurrence ID (GUID): 397dae9e-a3a3-4a56-b242-efaf2e369bc9
Secondary Catalog #: 129812
Taxon: Hesperostipa comata (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: Melinda Greenwood (June 16, 2009)
Collector: Melinda Greenwood   UT933-91   
Date: 2009-06-16
Verbatim Date: 16 June 2009
Additional Collectors: Evan Poirson, Alex Howe
Locality: USA, Utah, Sevier, BLM, Monroe Twist -- from Richfield to Elsinore, turne L (S) on Gravel Pit Rd, go S ca 4.5 miles; turn R (W) on Hwy 118 (population begins within 1 mi).
38.633611  -112.222222
Verbatim Coordinates: 38° 38' 01'' N 112° 13' 20'' W
Elevation: 1700 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5590ft
Habitat: Grazed valley grasslands on fluvial-sorted gravel accumulations; NE aspect, 25° slope.
Substrate: reddish-gray (5YR 5/2) colored silty soils
Associated Species: Artemisia tridentata. Bromus tectorum, Achnatherum hymenoides, Chrysothamnus nauseosus, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Hilaria jamesii, Elymus elymoides, Opuntia erinacea, Sarcobatus vermiculatus, Sisymbrium sp., Erodium sp., Aristida sp., Halogeton sp.
Description: Plants about >5000 on 4 A; 2.5 feet tall.
Reproductive Condition: fruit bearing
Notes: Seed collected from 450 plants; to be used for general research, genetic studies, long-term storage & site rehab. 'Needle & thread'. Voucher for: Seeds of Success program.
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Rights Holder: Natural History Museum of Utah
Record ID: 397dae9e-a3a3-4a56-b242-efaf2e369bc9
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