General Research Observations
Occurrence ID (GUID): d4444afe-aa3c-4c87-9b66-ee17e6ced44b
Taxon: Deschampsia cespitosa subsp. cespitosa (L.) P.Beauv.
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Tony Frates   743   
Date: 2015-08-29
Locality: United States, Utah, Salt Lake, Murray, Jordan River Parkway corridor, approx. 0.32 miles southwest of the intersection of 4800 So. and 500 West
40.66288  -111.90811 +-6m.  WGS84
Elevation: 1300 meters (4264ft)
Habitat: Edge of seasonally moist and now dry meadow dominated by Coyote willow
Associated Species: Salix exigua, Apocynum cannabinum
Description: Culms tall, approx. 1.5 meters; blades basal, long, narrow, stiff, erect-ascending, and very rough on the ventral side and with about 8 closely-spaced ridges
Reproductive Condition: Vegetative/dried culms
Notes: Only this single colony growing closely together was observed in the area; species in Central Wasatch Front is normally described as occurring at much higher elevations than here, but taxon is known from valley locations in adjoining Utah Co. along or near the Jordan River
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Author: Tony Frates
Author: Tony Frates
Author: Tony Frates
Record ID: d4444afe-aa3c-4c87-9b66-ee17e6ced44b
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