Occurrence record: CAN:CAN 1001738

PreservedSpecimen of Poa arctica subsp. arctica | arctic bluegrass recorded on 1994-07-31


Data resource Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium
Institution code Canadian Museum of Nature
Supplied institution code "CMN"
Collection code Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium
Catalog number CAN 1001738
Occurrence ID 8d8bd3ea-787b-87b4-738a-a8368ed9cb45
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations dry
Identified by Gillespie, Lynn J.
Identified date 1994
Collector Gillespie, J. Lynn
Supplied as "Gillespie, Lynn J."
Record number 5707
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Collection ID http://grbio.org/cool/4w1m-4a6d
Rightsholder Canadian Museum of Nature
Dataset name Vascular Plant
Language eng
Bibliographic citation Poa arctica subsp. arctica (CAN 1001738)
Occurrence remarks Plant rhizomatous but appearing clumped.
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID https://doi.org/10.15468/88qq3e
Institution ID http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34935
Collection code CAN
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1994


Collecting date 1994-07-31
Verbatim event date 1994-07-31


Higher classification Plantae; Magnoliophyta; Liliopsida; Commelinidae; Poales; Poaceae; Poa; Poa arctica
Scientific name Poa arctica subsp. arctica
Taxon rank subspecies
Common name arctic bluegrass
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Class Liliopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Poa
Species Poa arctica
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship R.Br.


Country Canada
State / Province Nunavut (Terr.)
Locality Iqaluit, Baffin Island. Disturbed road bank behind the Iqaluit Town Office.
Latitude 63.75
Longitude -68.516667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID CAN 571278
County Baffin I.
Municipality Iqaluit
Verbatim longitude 68° 31' W
Verbatim latitude 63° 45' N

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