Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Catalog #: RMBL0011406
Taxon: Agrostis mertensii Trin.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: Williams, Charles F.
ID References: Grasses of Colorado (Shaw 2008)
Collector: Williams, Charles F.   1495   
Date: 2014-09-03
Verbatim Date: 2014-9-3
Locality: United States, Colorado, Gunnison, Gothic. Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. Mount Dorothy summit area.
39.005865  -106.974793 +-100m.  WGS 84
Elevation: meters
Verbatim Elevation: 130100 ft.
Habitat: Very rocky with little soil (mostly in cracks and at base of large rocks).
Associated Species: Most plants finished flowering/fruiting. Sedges (1 common species collected) and several small grasses (collected). Also common: Saxifraga austromontana (few still in bloom - collected), Polemonium viscosum (in fruit); Phacelia sericea (in fruit), Smelowskia (in fruit); several species of Erigeron (vegetative and in fruit); and Silene acaulis (veg. and in fruit).
Description: Short (<15cm), tufted, wiry grass, with narrow leaves. Inflorescence a ~contracted, ascending panicle without spikelets at base of panicle branches. 1 floret/spikelet, glumes > lemma, lemma with geniculate awn from back, palea absent.
Reproductive Condition: Flower and Fruit
Specimen Images
Record Id: 804a6524-7043-4dd6-9859-181c276a1297
Occurrence ID (GUID): 804a6524-7043-4dd6-9859-181c276a1297
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: C.F. Rick Williams, Curator (willcha2@isu.edu)
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