Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11812 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. laxiflorum Hook.
Common name   Great Basin wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5231  
Coll. Date 27 June 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Box Elder County
Locality Grouse Creek Mountains, Keg Spring Canyon road, NE of the high rocky knolls, [Ingham Peak Ridge Road, N of the junction with Keg Springs Road];
     Elev.: 7591 ft. (2314 m.)
Habitat Notes rock crevices and moist seep area; rocky 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 41° 35'  54.6" N, 113° 44'  55.92" 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 microthecum var. laxiflorum Hook.

     Eriogonum microthecum ssp. confertiflorum (Benth.) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum microthecum var. confertiflorum (Benth.) Torr. & Gray
     Eriogonum microthecum ssp. laxiflorum (Hook.) S. Stokes

Common Name(s): slender buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528009, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11813 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" same section
11798 Arenaria fendleri      "King's sandwort" 2.2 mi. S
11804 Artemisia nova  var. nova  2.2 mi. S
16026 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" same section
11811 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
11816 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" same section
11803 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" 2.2 mi. S
11805 Cryptantha interrupta      "Elko cat's eye" same section
11800 Elymus elymoides  subsp. californicus   "California squirreltail" 2.2 mi. S
11809 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" same section
11799 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. desertorum   "Great Basin Desert wild buckwheat" 2.2 mi. S
11801 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 2.2 mi. S
11807 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
11814 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" same section
11802 Pediocactus simpsonii      "Simpson's pincushion cactus" 2.2 mi. S
11810 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
11817 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section
11808 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" same section
11815 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" same section
11806 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Muddy Range (Range) Box Elder County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 6483  Emigrant Pass 
Sickle Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2 mi. N 6585  Potters Creek 
Clay Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. N 6792  Ingham Canyon 
Keg Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.3 mi. W 6060  Rocky Pass Peak 
Chokecherry Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. S 6536  Emigrant Pass 
Ingham Peak (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. N 8409  Ingham Canyon 
Willow Springs (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 5988  Rocky Pass Peak 
Upper Butte Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. N 6992  Ingham Canyon 
Grouse Creek Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 3.9 mi. N 7678  Ingham Canyon 
Puckett Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.9 mi. S 6405  Emigrant Pass 
Rosebud Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 5722  Potters Creek 
Ingham Pass (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 4.4 mi. N 7507  Potters Creek 
Government Well (Well) Box Elder County, UT 3.4 mi. W 5801  Rocky Pass Peak 
Rocky Pass Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.5 mi. S 6785  Rocky Pass Peak 
Coal Mine Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 5788  Rocky Pass Peak 
Rocky Pass (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 4.5 mi. S 6893  Rocky Pass Peak 
Willow Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.9 mi. S 6414  Emigrant Pass 
Rocky Pass Peak (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 4.8 mi. S 7399  Rocky Pass Peak 
Buck Pasture (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 6214  Potters Creek 
Cedar Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5873  Rocky Pass Peak 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum microthecum  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+microthecum

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