Occurrence record: CAN:CAN 392060

PreservedSpecimen of Melica smithii (Porter ex A.Gray) Vasey | Smith's melic recorded on 1975-07-26


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 392060
Occurrence ID 320a0c95-cdda-dda4-c9bc-9bcb41808d88
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations dry
Identified by Cuddy, Don G.
Collector Cuddy, G. Don|Mcconachie, G.
Supplied as "Cuddy, Don G.; McConachie, G."
Record number 1849
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 Melica smithii (CAN 392060)
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


Collecting date 1975-07-26
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1975-07-26


Higher classification Plantae; Magnoliophyta; Liliopsida; Commelinidae; Poales; Poaceae; Melica
Scientific name Melica smithii (Porter ex A.Gray) Vasey
Supplied scientific name "Melica smithii"
Taxon rank species
Common name Smith's melic
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Class Liliopsida
Order Poales
Family Poaceae
Genus Melica
Species Melica smithii
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Porter ex Gray) Vasey


Country Canada
State / Province Ontario (Prov.)
Locality Hope Bay, Niagara Escarpment: ca. 2 km NW. of Hope Bay Eastnor Tp. Loc. No. 042P.
Latitude 44.916667
Longitude -81.183333
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "NAD27"
Location remarks On soil & dolomite boulders in rich sugar maple forest.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID CAN 392060
County Bruce Co. (ON)
Municipality Hope Bay (ON)
Verbatim longitude 81° 11' W
Verbatim latitude 44° 55' N

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