Occurrence record: CANB:CANB 670239.1

PreservedSpecimen of Bouteloua gracilis | Blue grama recorded on 2003-06-30


Data provider Australia's Virtual Herbarium
Data resource CANB AVH data
Institution Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
Supplied institution code "CANB"
Collection Australian National Herbarium
Supplied collection code "CANB"
Catalogue Number CANB 670239.1
Occurrence ID CANB:CANB:CANB 670239.1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Identified by Lazarides, M.
Identified date 2008-08-25
Collector Madden, S.
Reproductive condition fertile
Occurrence remarks Grass. Year exclosure established (age): 1957 (46).
Occurrence status present
Supplied as Present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2008-08-25


Collecting date 2003-06-30
Date precision Day


Scientific name Bouteloua gracilis
Supplied scientific name "Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths"
Taxon rank species
Common name Blue grama
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Bouteloua
Species Bouteloua gracilis
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths


Country United States
Supplied as "United States Of America"
Locality Wyoming. County: Fremont. Inside exclosure Logan 1.
Habitat Sandy loam. Sagebrush steppe, dominated by {Artemisia tridentata} var. {wyomingensis} (Wyoming big sagebrush), {Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus} (green rabbitbrush) and the following grasses and forbs: {Poa secunda} (sandberg bluegrass), {Bouteloua gracilis} (blue grama), {Elymus smithii} (wheatgrass), {Phlox hoodii} (Hood's phlox), {Opuntia polyacantha} (plains pricklypear), {Koelaria macrantha} (prairie Junegrass) and {Hesperostipa comata} (needle and thread). Long-term average precipitation (mm): 253.
Latitude 42.9131000000
Longitude -107.9136000000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Minimum elevation in metres 1715
Maximum elevation in metres 1715
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 50.0
Georeference protocol gps
Verbatim coordinates 42,54,47,N,107,54,49,W
Country code US

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Upper Missouri
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Wyoming Basins
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    World Country Boundaries United States

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.07174403
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 2.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.6931472 index
    Species Richness 2.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 219.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 23.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 23.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 55.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 65.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 42.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 102.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 66.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 449.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -143.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean -63.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 156.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean -63.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 34.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 9931.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 306.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 115.0 degrees C * 10