Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12300 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. nivale (Canby) M.E. Jones
Common name   alpine cushion wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   4333  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 28 July 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Oregon
Harney County
Locality Steens Mountains, near the head of the south fork of Little Blitzen River and the north fork of Big Indian Creek.
     Elev.: 9276 ft. (2828 m.)
Habitat Notes alpine community; basalt outcrops, slopes. 
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 42° 39'  59" N, 118° 34'  38" 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 ovalifolium var. nivale (Canby) M.E. Jones

     Eriogonum nivale Canby
     Eriogonum rhodanthum A. Nels. & Kennedy

Common Name(s): cushion buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195558, 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. nivale
                                                

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.
12291 Agoseris glauca  var. monticola   "mountain dandelion" same section
12288 Astragalus whitneyi  var. confusus   "cone-like milkvetch" same section
12289 Castilleja pilosa  var. steenensis   "Steens paintbrush" same section
12303 Cistanthe umbellata  var. umbellata   "Mt. Hood pussypaws" same section
12287 Draba crassifolia      "thick-leaf whitlow-cress" same section
12293 Draba cusickii      "Cusick's whitlow-cress" same section
12294 Draba nemorosa      "woodland whitlow-cress" same section
12295 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
12292 Lupinus lepidus  var. lobbii  same section
12301 Ranunculus adoneus  var. adoneus   "alpine buttercup" same section
12290 Senecio canus      "woolly groundsel" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Steens Mountain (Summit) Harney County, OR 1.8 mi. NE 7743  Wildhorse Lake 
Wildhorse Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 2.6 mi. S 8429  Wildhorse Lake 
Little Wildhorse Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 2.7 mi. S 8924  Wildhorse Lake 
Devine Rock (Summit) Harney County, OR 2.3 mi. SE 7733  Wildhorse Lake 
Wildhorse Canyon (Valley) Harney County, OR 4.7 mi. S   Wildhorse Lake 
Little Wildhorse Creek (Stream) Harney County, OR 4.7 mi. S   Wildhorse Lake 
The Hunters Cabin (Locale) Harney County, OR 3.5 mi. E 4931  Wildhorse Lake 
Jackman Park Campground (Locale) Harney County, OR 4.3 mi. N 7674  Wildhorse Lake 
Jackman Park (Flat) Harney County, OR 4.3 mi. N 7651  Wildhorse Lake 
Grant Place (Locale) Harney County, OR 4.3 mi. NE 5007  Wildhorse Lake 
Whorehouse Meadow (Flat) Harney County, OR 5.2 mi. N 7474  Fish Lake 
Honeymoon Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 5.1 mi. N 7553  Fish Lake 
Alvord Ranch (Locale) Harney County, OR 5.2 mi. SE 4200  Miranda Flat SW 
Lost Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 5.4 mi. NW 7445  Fish Lake 
Pate Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 5.9 mi. N 7422  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Campground (Locale) Harney County, OR 6 mi. N 7389  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 6.1 mi. NW 7369  Fish Lake 
Little Alvord Well (Well) Harney County, OR 6.3 mi. SE 4105  Alvord Hot Springs 

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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