Intermountain Herbarium (Vascular plants & algae)
Catalog #: UTC00259786
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0539b205-8dc2-4846-a144-1153f2445291
Taxon: Achnatherum lettermanii (Vasey) Barkworth
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: Assumed to be collector (Assumed to be year collected)
Collector: Melinda Greenwood   UT933-149   
Date: 2009-08-20
Additional Collectors: Larry Greenwood
Locality: United States, Utah, Piute, BLM, Hwy 24 to Hwy 25 (Fishlake Hwy), proceed 2 mi., turn right (South) onto jeep trail (worn pullout immediately North across hwy), population starts 2 mi in (keep left at the 2 junctions).
38.497222  -111.806389
Verbatim Coordinates: 38° 29' 50" N 111° 48' 23" W
Elevation: 2620 meters Verbatim Elevation: 8611ft
Habitat: Grazed stream dissected montane mesic meadow on volcanic boulder field (scouria) on volcanic uplift, lava flow plateau. SW aspect, 2° slope.
Substrate: Dark brown (7.5 YR 3/4) colored silty-clay soils.
Associated Species: Symphoricarpos oreophilus, Artemisia tridentata, Chrysothamnus vicidiflorus, Lupinus argenteus, Tetrademia spinosa, Eriogonum racemosum, Eriogonum umbellatum, Penstemon sp., Eriogonum microthecum, Bouteloua gracilis, Elymus elymoides, Achnatherum hymenoides
Description: Plants about 150 on 0.5 A; 2 feet tall.
Notes: Seed collected from 150 plants; to be used for general research, genetic studies, long-term storage & site rehab. 'Letterman's needlegrass.' Voucher for: Seeds of Success program.
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Rights Holder: Utah State University
Record ID: 0539b205-8dc2-4846-a144-1153f2445291
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Kristian R. Valles ( Herbarium Manager) (
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