Intermountain Herbarium (Vascular plants & algae)
Catalog #: UTC00202859
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2180cf69-edef-4ba3-ad99-8c421f170397
Taxon: Piptatherum micranthum (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: Clint Wirick (27 June 2018)
Collector: Clint Wirick   sn   
Date: 2018-06-27
Verbatim Date: 27 June 2018
Locality: United States, Utah, Piute, Second terrace above Otter Creek floodplain, ~16.4 km (air) NNE of Otter Creek Reservoir, ~ 0.96 km E of Hwy 62
38.37484  -111.926646 +-75m.  NAD83
Verbatim Coordinates: 12 419058E 4247812N
Elevation: 2042 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6698 ft.
Habitat: In rocky outwash on terrace in a sagebrush communnity. Found only where rocks became large and dense with little interspace between. Surface soils around the area were fine sands.
Associated Species: Achnatherum hymenoides, Elymus elymoides, Pascopyrum smithii, Artemisia
Description: Very localized on grazed (since settlement) private land in area ablut 70 yards by 70 yards, comprising 10-15% of the plant cover in the area
Reproductive Condition: flower or fruit
Notes: Second known collection from county [First known collected by Marcus E. Jones 5388od, 02 June 1894 (MO 2600309)], first known collection since 1894; Native
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Rights Holder: Utah State University
Record ID: 2180cf69-edef-4ba3-ad99-8c421f170397
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Kristian R. Valles ( Herbarium Manager) (
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