Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10429 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. ovalifolium 
Common name   cushion wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
E. Angus   190  
Coll. Date 06 May 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Uintah County
Locality NE of Highway 44, along top of ridge, near mile marker 206.
     Elev.: 5700 ft. (1738 m.)
Habitat Notes Frontier sandstone Formation, pinyon-juniper community. 
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 40° 32'  4" N, 109° 31'  8" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum ovalifolium var. ovalifolium Nutt.

     Eriogonum ovalifolium var. nevadense Gandog.

Common Name(s): cushion buckwheat, cushion wild buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195553, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Eriogonum
                                        Species: Eriogonum ovalifolium
                                            Variety: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. ovalifolium
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10428 Astragalus chloodes      "grass milkvetch" 2 mi. N
03767 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" 1.6 mi. E
10430 Thermopsis rhombifolia      "prairie thermopsis" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Valley Corral (Locale) Uintah County, UT 2844 ft. NE 5594  Steinaker Reservoir 
Steinaker State Park (Park) Uintah County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 5525  Steinaker Reservoir 
Steinaker Campground (Locale) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 5558  Steinaker Reservoir 
Rock Point Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 2.2 mi. S 5394  Steinaker Reservoir 
KVEL-AM (Vernal) (Tower) Uintah County, UT 3 mi. S 5345  Vernal NE 
Steinaker Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 5528  Steinaker Reservoir 
Steinaker Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 5528  Steinaker Reservoir 
Dina Campground (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. S 5328  Vernal NE 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 5473  Vernal NE 
Ashley Substation (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3.5 mi. SW 5817  Steinaker Reservoir 
Steinaker Feeder Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 5604  Vernal NE 
Rock Point (Cliff) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. SW 5571  Vernal NE 
Rock Point Cemetery (Cemetery) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. SW 5597  Vernal NE 
Pitt Ditch (Canal) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 5729  Steinaker Reservoir 
Red Mountain (Summit) Uintah County, UT 4.5 mi. N 7628  Steinaker Reservoir 
Stauffer Chemical Tailings Pond North (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. N 5899  Donkey Flat 
Stauffer Chemical Tailings Pond North Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 4.6 mi. N 5893  Donkey Flat 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Uintah County, UT 4.9 mi. S 5387  Vernal NE 
Steinaker Ditch (Canal) Uintah County, UT 4 mi. W 5771  Steinaker Reservoir 
Steinaker Service Canal (Canal) Uintah County, UT 4.8 mi. SW 5443  Vernal NE 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum ovalifolium  Nutt.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Eriogonum+ovalifolium

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