Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Commelinidae||Dayflowers and spiderworts, and several others|
|Order||Cyperales||Flowering plants including grasses|
|Family||Poaceae||Grasses (but not sedges or rushes)|
|Genus||Vulpia||After German chemist/physicist, pharmacist and amateur botanist Johann Samuel Vulpius (1760-1846) of Baden|
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Vulpia octoflora description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.
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4/28/2018 · Scenic Drive, Red Rock Canyon, NV
≈ 15 × 10" (39 × 26 cm)
4/29/2018 · Sandstone Quarry, Scenic Loop Road, Red Rock Canyon, NV
≈ 16 × 14" (40 × 34 cm)
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