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Label Query: Genus = "Vulpia", Species = "octoflora"
Poaceae
1. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
U.S.A., Idaho, Ada County:
Sand Creek on Pleasant Valley Road south of Boise, north end of National Guard Impact Area.
Elev. 3000 ft. T1S R2E. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 10000 meters. Georeferenced by WTU Staff. Coordinate Source: GeoLocate.
Semi-playa on lava with annuals & scattered shrubs, dry flat. Abundant. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Unknown.
WTU 285830
Barbara Ertter 4235    18 Jun 1981
with Lynda Smithman
1. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
Database ID
45183 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
285830 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb. 
Accepted Name
Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb. 
Annotation History
1. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Barbara Ertter 
Collection #
4235 
Other Collectors
Lynda Smithman 
Date Collected
18 Jun 1981 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Idaho 
County
Ada 
Locality
Sand Creek on Pleasant Valley Road south of Boise, north end of National Guard Impact Area. 
Elevation
3000 ft. 
Coordinates
T1S R2E 
Site Description
Semi-playa on lava with annuals & scattered shrubs, dry flat. 
Specimen Notes
Abundant. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Unknown 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
2. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
U.S.A., Oregon, Coos County:
Wet sandy cultivated cranberry field, Randolph Road, 6 kilometers north of Bandon.
Elev. 177 ft. T28S R14W S3 NW. Datum: NAD 27. Coordinate uncertainty: 805 meters. Georeferenced by Ben Legler. Coordinate Source: TRS2LL.
Wet sandy cultivated cranberry fields, with Juncus bufonius, full sun. Annual. Phenology: Flowers. Origin: Unknown.
WTU 372841
Peter F. Zika 14276    7 Sep 1999
2. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
Database ID
170663 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
372841 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb. 
Accepted Name
Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb. 
Annotation History
1. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
    Annotated by Peter F. Zika.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Peter F. Zika 
Collection #
14276 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
7 Sep 1999 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Oregon 
County
Coos 
Locality
Wet sandy cultivated cranberry field, Randolph Road, 6 kilometers north of Bandon. 
Elevation
177 ft. 
Coordinates
T28S R14W S3 NW 
Site Description
Wet sandy cultivated cranberry fields, with Juncus bufonius, full sun. 
Specimen Notes
Annual. 
Phenology
Flowers 
Origin
Unknown 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
3. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
U.S.A., Washington, Whatcom County:
Ross Lake National Recreation Area: balds on south side of point on north side of Ruby Arm of Ross Lake.
Elev. 1729 ft. 48.733702° N, 121.032234° W. Datum: WGS 84. Coordinate uncertainty: 13 meters. Coordinate Source: GPS.
Shallow, rocky soil, gentle south slope, with openings dominated by Brodiaea hyacinthina, Lomatium nudicaule, and Danthonia californica. Comon in dry, open soil. Specimen collected at 48.734359°, -121.032655°
WTU
Steve Hahn -201211    14 Jun 2012
3. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
Database ID
186211 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
 
Barcode
 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb. 
Accepted Name
Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb. 
Annotation History
1. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
    Annotated by Ben Legler, 2012.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Steve Hahn 
Collection #
-201211 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
14 Jun 2012 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Whatcom 
Locality
Ross Lake National Recreation Area: balds on south side of point on north side of Ruby Arm of Ross Lake. 
Elevation
1729 ft. 
Coordinates
48.733702° N, 121.032234° W 
Site Description
Shallow, rocky soil, gentle south slope, with openings dominated by Brodiaea hyacinthina, Lomatium nudicaule, and Danthonia californica. 
Specimen Notes
Comon in dry, open soil. Specimen collected at 48.734359°, -121.032655° 
Phenology
 
Origin
 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
No 

Poaceae
4. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
U.S.A., Washington, Ferry County:
Western Colville National Forest and vicinity: Little Vulcan Mountain, circa 3.5 air miles west of Curlew.
Elev. 3400-4180 ft. T40N R33E S5 S 1/2.
South facing slopes and ravines; scattered forest interspersed with steppe and rock outcrops. Phenology: Fertile. Origin: Native.
WTU 413834; Barcode: WTU-V-029192
Jean Wood 5280    27 Jun 1996
4. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
Database ID
3182733 
Herbarium
WTU 
Collection
Vascular Plants 
Dataset
 
Accession
413834 
Barcode
WTU-V-029192 
Other Numbers
 
Family
Poaceae 
Name on Specimen
Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb. 
Accepted Name
Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb. 
Annotation History
1. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
2. Vulpia octoflora (Walt.) Rydb.
    Annotated by CT Roche , 2016.  
Type Notes
 
Collector
Jean Wood 
Collection #
5280 
Other Collectors
 
Date Collected
27 Jun 1996 
Verbatim Date
 
Country
U.S.A. 
State or Province
Washington 
County
Ferry 
Locality
Western Colville National Forest and vicinity: Little Vulcan Mountain, circa 3.5 air miles west of Curlew. 
Elevation
3400-4180 ft. 
Coordinates
T40N R33E S5 S 1/2 
Site Description
South facing slopes and ravines; scattered forest interspersed with steppe and rock outcrops. 
Specimen Notes
 
Phenology
Fertile 
Origin
Native 
Cultivated?
No 
Imaged?
Yes 

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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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WTU makes a reasonable effort to prevent and correct data entry errors; however, we cannot guarantee that our database is free from typos, misidentifications, or inaccurate label data. Please use the information at your own discretion. Error corrections and comments can be sent to Ben Legler or David Giblin.