University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00560656
Secondary Catalog #: 508462
Taxon: Sorghastrum avenaceum (Michaux) Nash
Collector: Jody K. Nelson   80   
Date: 1994-08-26
Verbatim Date:26 August 1994
Additional Collectors: June D. Haines
Locality: United States, Colorado, Jefferson, Rocky Flats Site. 7 miles south of Boulder on Rocky Flats Pediment, TR01 T1.
39.9107635  -105.2169164 +-500m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: T2S R70W SEC3 NW¼
Georeference Remarks: I plotted the UTM in the NW 1/4 of section 3 at 1830m. RA
Elevation: 1830 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1830 m
Habitat: Xeric grassland with rocky, gravelly soils. Other common species include Andropogon scoparius, Bouteloua gracilis, and Muhlenbergia montanum.
Reproductive Condition: Frt
Occurrence Remarks: Grass, hgt. 25 cm, common. Flora of Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site. Original ID: Sorghastrum nutans.
Specimen Images
Record Id: 370e284d-6a11-484a-b238-00fe4c863bcd
Occurrence ID (GUID): 370e284d-6a11-484a-b238-00fe4c863bcd
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: J Ryan Allen (
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