Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10362 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum bicolor M.E. Jones
Common name   pretty wild buckwheat
D.M. Barnes   4306  
Coll. Date 26 April 2005 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Capitol Reef National Park, Notom Road, Oyster Shell Reef, sandstone outcrop N of Burr Canyon, W of road.
     Elev.: 5222 ft. (1592 m.)
Habitat Notes warm desert shrub community; sandstone rock wedges, sandy soil. 6856 CARE-00246 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 52'  46" N, 111° 1'  35" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Eriogonum bicolor M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): pretty buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21078, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Eriogonum
                                        Species: Eriogonum bicolor


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10362s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00694s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02031s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02876s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04082s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05554s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08344s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09584s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10383s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10469s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09431 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 2 mi. S
09429 Cryptantha tenuis      "slender cat's eye" 2 mi. S
09411 Erigeron utahensis  var. utahensis   "Utah fleabane" 2 mi. S
10363 Oenothera albicaulis      "prairie evening primrose" 95 ft. NE
09430 Oenothera pallida  var. pallida   "pale evening primrose" 2 mi. S
09432 Phacelia ivesiana      "Ives' scorpionweed" 2 mi. S
09940 Townsendia florifer      "showy Townsend-daisy" 2 mi. S
09412 Xylorhiza tortifolia  var. imberbis   "beardless Mojave woody aster" 2 mi. S


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bitter Spring Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. N   Bitter Creek Divide 
Swap Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. SE   Cave Flat 
Peak-a-boo Rock (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 6224  Wagon Box Mesa 
Burr Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Wagon Box Mesa 
Oyster Shell Reef (Bar) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. N 5286  Bitter Creek Divide 
Strike Valley Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.8 mi. W 5988  Bitter Creek Divide 
Creek Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Bitter Creek Divide 
Swap Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. E 5561  Cave Flat 
The Post (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 4981  The Post 
Wagon Box Mesa (Summit) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. SW 7225  Wagon Box Mesa 
Willow Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. SE 4876  The Post 
Cottonwood Tanks (Reservoir) Garfield County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 4859  The Post 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum bicolor  M.E. Jones

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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