Garrett Herbarium, Natural History Museum of Utah
Catalog #: UT0000151
Occurrence ID (GUID): 014ff516-168f-4515-af51-e5768189fac4
Taxon: Hesperostipa comata (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: Melinda Greenwood (June 26, 2009)
Collector: Melinda Greenwood   UT933-85   
Date: 2009-06-26
Verbatim Date: 26 June 2009
Additional Collectors: Larry Greenwood, Evan Poirson, Alex Howe
Locality: USA, Utah, Garfield, BLM, Hwy 89 to 470 N (Circleville Cemetery Rd), pass cemetery, turn L. Go S follow around corner (corral) W. Before rd turns L, take side rd to right, travel on jeep trail. Veer N, come-up on rise.
38.169564  -112.304708  NAD83
Verbatim Coordinates: 38° 10' 10.43'' N 112° 18' 16.95'' W
Elevation: 1930 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6320ft
Habitat: Grazed/chained P-J woodland/semi-arid upland steppe on ephemeral stream dissected volcanic pediments leading to Tushar Mtns.; SE aspect 5° slope
Substrate: brown (7.5YR 4/2) colored silt soils
Associated Species: Artemisia tridentata, Helianthus annus, Achnatherum hymenoides, Abronia fragrans, Salsola kali, Bromus tectorum, Gutierrezia sarothrea, Aristida sp., Agropyron cristatum, Festuca ovina
Description: Plants about 8000 n 3 A; 2.5-3 feet tall.
Reproductive Condition: fruit bearing
Notes: Seed collected from 500 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: 014ff516-168f-4515-af51-e5768189fac4
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