Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10870 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum wetherillii Eastw.
Common name   Wetherill's wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   4776  
Coll. Date 24 August 2005 
Geography United States.  Utah.  San Juan County
Locality southern slopes of Cedar Mesa, E of Muley Point, along Johns Canyon Road (County Highway 244), ca. 6 road miles W of Utah Highway 316; 
 
Elev.: 5279 ft. (1609 m.)
Habitat Notes desert shrub community; rocky-sandy soil. 
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° 13'  40" N, 109° 58'  33" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum wetherillii Eastw.

     Eriogonum sessile S. Stokes ex M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): Wetherill's buckwheat, Wetherill's wild buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21278, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10870s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05936s1.jpg 
05936
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09479
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10401
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10500
specimen image: 10511s1.jpg 
10511
specimen image: 10563s1.jpg 
10563
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12592
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12592

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11323 Artemisia bigelovii      "Bigelow's sagebrush" 1.3 mi. E
15866 Ceanothus greggii  var. franklinii   "desert ceanothus" same section
10866 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 1.3 mi. E
10865 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. junceus   "rush rubber rabbitbrush" 1.3 mi. E
10868 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" same section
10864 Krascheninnikovia lanata  var. lanata   "winterfat" 1.3 mi. E
15865 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
10867 Oenothera albicaulis      "prairie evening primrose" same section
10862 Polygala acanthoclada  var. intricata  1.3 mi. E
10871 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" same section
10863 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 1.3 mi. E

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Muley Point Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 6349  The Goosenecks 
Muley Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. W 6263  The Goosenecks 
Cedar Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 6083  The Goosenecks 
Ross Rapids (Rapids) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. W 3881  Goulding NE 
Honaker Trail (Trail) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 5210  The Goosenecks 
Raplees Stone House (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. E 4997  The Goosenecks 
Moki Dugway (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 6309  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 6418  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway (Slope) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 5968  Cedar Mesa South 
Lees Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 5286  Cedar Mesa South 
Goosenecks State Park (Park) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 4990  The Goosenecks 
Goosenecks of the San Juan River State Park (Park) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 4738  The Goosenecks 
The Goosenecks (Bend) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 4738  The Goosenecks 
Goosenecks of San Juan Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 4859  The Goosenecks 
Bell Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. E 5279  The Goosenecks 
Point Lookout (Cape) San Juan County, UT 5.7 mi. N 6152  Slickhorn Canyon East 
Second Narrows (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5.6 mi. SE   The Goosenecks 
Mendenhall Loop (Bend) San Juan County, UT 6.6 mi. SE 4351  The Goosenecks 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum wetherillii  Eastw.

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+wetherillii

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