Garrett Herbarium, Natural History Museum of Utah
Catalog #: UT0000096
Occurrence ID (GUID): 39896a02-8745-4e68-9dd3-f1534fc26a59
Secondary Catalog #: 129815
Taxon: Achnatherum hymenoides (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Barkworth
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: Melinda Greenwood (June 24 2009)
Collector: Melinda Greenwood   UT933-88   
Date: 2009-06-24
Verbatim Date: 24 June 2009
Additional Collectors: Larry Greenwood
Locality: USA, Utah, Piute, BLM, Hwy 89 S of Circleville, ca 1.3 mi to Corral & Birch Cr. Road, go W 0.2 mi, veer left onto jeep trail for ca. 0.2 mi, turn right go 0.4 mi-- steep, rough benches, short hike.
38.172778  -112.301667
Verbatim Coordinates: 38° 10' 22'' N 112° 18' 06'' W
Elevation: 1980 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6480ft
Habitat: Grazed P-J woodland/semi-arid in large openings on cliff bench/steppe of eroded pediments in Tushar Mtns; N aspect, 13°slope
Substrate: pinkish gray (5YR 6/2) colored gravelly-loam soils;
Associated Species: Lesquerella
Description: Plants about 500 on 0.25 A; 1.5 feet tall.
Reproductive Condition: fruit bearing
Notes: Seed collected from 250 plants; to be used for general research, genetic studies, long-term storage & site rehab. 'Indian ricegrass'. Voucher for Seeds of Success program.
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Rights Holder: Natural History Museum of Utah
Record ID: 39896a02-8745-4e68-9dd3-f1534fc26a59
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