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Label Query: Genus = "Phalaris", Species = "canariensis"
Poaceae
1. Phalaris canariensis L.
U.S.A., Washington, Lewis County:
4 miles SW of Adna near south fork of Chehalis River.
46.605002°, -123.12686°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Introduced, rare. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 132358
Xerpha M. Gaines 143    12 Aug 1948
1. Phalaris canariensis L.
Database ID
21154 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
132358 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Accepted Name
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Phalaris canariensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Xerpha M. Gaines 
Collection #
143 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
12 Aug 1948 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Lewis 
Locality
4 miles SW of Adna near south fork of Chehalis River. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
46.605002°, -123.12686° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
Introduced, rare. 
Phenology
 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
2. Phalaris canariensis L.
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
On D Street, University of Washington campus.
47.66667°, -122.30861°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Origin: Introduced.
WTU 73992
E. H. Jones s.n.     Jun 1943
2. Phalaris canariensis L.
Database ID
21155 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
73992 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Accepted Name
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Phalaris canariensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
E. H. Jones 
Collection #
s.n. 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
Jun 1943 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
On D Street, University of Washington campus. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
47.66667°, -122.30861° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
3. Phalaris canariensis L.
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Seattle. Campus of University of Washington. Near greenhouses.
Elev. 82 ft. T25N R4E S16. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Crack in concrete sidewalk. Waif. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 347440
P. F. Zika 15569    19 Oct 2000
3. Phalaris canariensis L.
Database ID
42034 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
347440 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Accepted Name
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Phalaris canariensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
P. F. Zika 
Collection #
15569 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
19 Oct 2000 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Seattle. Campus of University of Washington. Near greenhouses. 
Elevation
82 ft. 
Coordinates
T25N R4E S16 
Site Description
Crack in concrete sidewalk. 
Specimen Notes
Waif. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
4. Phalaris canariensis L.
U.S.A., Washington, King County:
Seattle.
47.613617°, -122.310098°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 15750 meters. Georeferenced by Joseph Stormer. Coordinate Source: Digital Map.
Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 3712
C. V. Piper 790    3 Jul 1889
4. Phalaris canariensis L.
Database ID
42035 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
3712 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Accepted Name
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Phalaris canariensis L.
2. Phalaris canariensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
C. V. Piper 
Collection #
790 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
3 Jul 1889 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
King 
Locality
Seattle. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
47.613617°, -122.310098° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
5. Phalaris canariensis L.
U.S.A., Idaho, Bonner County:
Sandpoint Substation.
48.27667°, -116.55222°. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Cultivated. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced. Cultivated.
WTU 300673
J. H. Christ 807    23 Jul 1930
5. Phalaris canariensis L.
Database ID
42036 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
300673 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Accepted Name
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Phalaris canariensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
J. H. Christ 
Collection #
807 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
23 Jul 1930 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Bonner 
Locality
Sandpoint Substation. 
Elevation
 
Coordinates
48.27667°, -116.55222° 
Site Description
 
Specimen Notes
Cultivated. 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
Yes 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
6. Phalaris canariensis L.
U.S.A., Oregon, Multnomah County:
Willamette Valley, Portland, 4715 Southeast Cesar Chavez Boulevard.
Elev. 200 ft. 45° 29' 20.82" N, 122° 37' 25.47" W. Datum: WGS 84.
Landscaped flower bed. Introduced in bed of horticultural shrubbery. Phenology: Fruits. Origin: Introduced.
WTU 396683
Nick Otting 3393A    21 Jun 2012
with Mary Bartholemy
6. Phalaris canariensis L.
Database ID
190260 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
396683 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Accepted Name
Phalaris canariensis L. 
Annotation History
1. Phalaris canariensis L.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Nick Otting 
Collection #
3393A 
Other Collectors
Mary Bartholemy 
Date Collected
21 Jun 2012 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Multnomah 
Locality
Willamette Valley, Portland, 4715 Southeast Cesar Chavez Boulevard. 
Elevation
200 ft. 
Coordinates
45° 29' 20.82" N, 122° 37' 25.47" W 
Site Description
Landscaped flower bed. Introduced in bed of horticultural shrubbery. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fruits 
Origin
Introduced 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

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Database Field Descriptions:
Database ID
Each of our backend databases assigns a unique and persistent integer ID to each specimen record. A GUID (globally unique identifier) can be formed from this by combining it with the herbarium and collection acronyms (example: WTU-VP-12733).
Herbarium
Every herbarium is referred to by a unique acronym. Ours is WTU, which stands for Washington Territorial University. Our database also includes some specimens housed at NOCA (North Cascades National Park Herbarium) and MORA (Mount Rainier National Park Herbarium). For a complete listing of herbarium acronyms, see Index Herbariorum.
Collection
WTU's specimens are physically housed in separate collections according to taxonomic groups: Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, Algae, Lichens, and Fungi.
Dataset
Some specimens are grouped into "Datasets," representing such things as incorporated herbaria or major collecting projects.
Accession
Each of WTU's Vascular Plant specimens is assigned an accession number. Our other collections lack accession numbers (see Barcode instead). Ideally, each specimen would have a unique accession number, but this fails in practice. Some accession numbers include "JWT" after the number; these indicate specimens originating from the herbarium of J. William Thompson that were integrated into WTU's collections but not re-accessioned with WTU numbers. Accession numbers followed by an "A", "B", or other single letter represent sheets with multiple collections mounted on them, all using the same accession number.
Barcode
Our Bryophyte, Algae, Lichen, Fungi, and some Vascular Plant specimens are assigned pre-printed barcode stickers. These follow the format "WTU-C-######", where C represents a code for the collection (one of: V, B, A, L, F) and ###### represents a zero-padded, six-digit number.
Other Numbers
Specimens collected from North Cascades and Mount Rainier National Parks are assigned National Park Service accession and catalog numbers. These numbers are listed here.
Family
The scientific name of the family. Our database generally uses AGPIII and other current sources for vascular plant family names. However, our physical Vascular Plant collection is organized by the older Englerian sequence.
Accepted Name
For Vascular Plants, this gives the accepted name by which the specimen is currently known. The accepted name is derived by looking up the most recent annotation name in a synonymy table and finding its corresponding accepted name.
Annotation History
The sequence of annotations and scientific names given on the physical specimen is listed here, in order from the first to most recent. We treat the name on the original label as the first annotation.
Type Notes
If this is a type specimen, then information about its type status (holotype, isotype, etc.) and the name(s) for which it is a type is provided here.
Collector
The person who collected this specimen, as given on the label, and whose name is associated with the collection number on the label. If no collector name is given, we enter "unknown" into this field.
Collection #
A unique number assigned to the specimen by the collector. Different collectors use different numbering schemes; these may include the addition of prefixes (such as their initials or the year) or suffixes (such as an A or B). In the database, any prefixes and suffixes are included in the Collector's Number field exactly as they appear on the specimen label. When no collector number is given, we type "s.n." in this field.
Other Collectors
Other collectors that are listed on the label along with the primary collector, but whose collection number was not assigned to this specimen.
Date Collected
The date on which the specimen was collected, split up between day, month, and year in the database. Months are stored as nubmers (1-12) but displayed as three-letter abbreviations. Years are alway 4-digits long. Occasionally the label may give a range of dates. In such cases, the first date in the range is used as the collection date, and the entire collection date is entered into the Verbatim Date field as it appears on the label. If no date is given, then the date fields are left blank and a note is made in the Verbatim Date field.
Verbatim Date
The literal date string as displayed on the label; only used for dates that cannot be represented by a single day, month, and year.
Country
Name of the country from which the specimen was collected. Specimens from the United States of America are entered as "U.S.A."
State or Province
Name of the state or province from which the specimen was collected, if given on the label. U.S. states are spelled out in full.
County
Name of the county, municipality, borough, parish, or equivalent political unit from which the specimen was collected, if given on the label. The designation (such as "county") is not included in the field value.
Locality
A text description of the location where the specimen was collected, as given on the specimen label. May include national park, national forest, and other land use designations. Older collections often have short and imprecise locality data. Detailed locality data for rare species (threatened, endangered, sensitive, watch, ...) is included in our database but omitted from the search results.
Elevation
Elevations may be given either in feet or meters, and may include a minimum and maximum elevation, representing a range.
Coordinates
May include TRS/PLSS (township, range, section, quarter, etc.), latitude/longitude, and UTM. Coordinates for arare species are included in our database but omittedfrom the search results.
Site Description
This field includes all label information characterizing the site, such habitat, vegetation zone/association, substrate, slope, moisture, associated species, and so on - as the information appears on the specimen label.
Specimen Notes
Includes any characteristics pertaining to the plant specimen itself, such as flower color, fruit length, and plant height, along with information about the species, such as abundance and the precise location and micro-habitat where collected. Also includes any notes or text on the specimen that does not better fit into another field.
Phenology
Specifies the sexual maturity/condition of the specimen, such as flowering, fruiting, cone-bearing, spore-bearing, fertile, or sterile. Phenology is generally not given on the label; instead the person entering the record examines the specimen and selects the appropriate value.
Origin
Specifies whether the specimen is native or introduced to the state or country where it was collected. Origin data is rarely found on the specimen label; instead, it is entered during data entry either from a lookup table or from the date entry personnel's own knowledge. Origin data should be considered supplemental information, and should not be relied on as authoritative.
Cultivated
A Yes/No flag indicating if this is a cultivated specimen. Cultivated specimens generally do not represent valid distribution records and should be excluded from range maps or other geographic analyses.


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