Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14354 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum jamesii Benth.
Infraspecific    var. flavescens S. Watson
Common name   James' wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1026  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 02 August 2005 
United States
Wayne County
Locality slopes SW of Carcass Creek, NW of Miners Mountain, along Utah Highway 12, ca. 0.5 miles S of Grover;
     Elev.: 7171 ft. (2186 m.)
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 38° 13'  22.32" N, 111° 20'  36.06" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes flowers yellow; Journal Code: L5S1. 


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

     Eriogonum jamesii var. flavescens S. Wats.

     Eriogonum arcuatum Greene
     Eriogonum bakeri Greene
     Eriogonum jamesii var. higginsii Welsh
     Eriogonum jamesii var. rupicola Reveal

Common Name(s): James buckwheat, James' buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195500, click for more information and references)

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


Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07230 Allium cernuum      "nodding wild onion" 1.6 mi. S
02280 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" same section
02284 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" same section
07235 Artemisia campestris  var. scouleriana   "Pacific sagewort" 1.6 mi. S
02276 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" same section
02272 Artemisia filifolia      "sand sagebrush" same section
07234 Bouteloua gracilis      "blue grama" 1.6 mi. S
07224 Camissonia breviflora      "few-flowered suncup" 1.6 mi. S
07233 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 1.6 mi. S
02271 Ceanothus fendleri      "Fendler's ceanothus" same section
07174 Chenopodium glaucum  var. salinum  1.6 mi. S
07318 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. leiospermus   "smooth-seed rubber rabbitbrush" 1.6 mi. S
07236 Eremogone eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's sandwort" 1.6 mi. S
07483 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" 1.6 mi. S
14355 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
07232 Parnassia palustris  var. montanensis   "mountain grass of Parnassus" 1.6 mi. S
07175 Phemeranthus confertiflorus      "New Mexico fameflower" 1.6 mi. S
07231 Potentilla pensylvanica  var. pensylvanica   "Pennsylvania cinquefoil" 1.6 mi. S
02279 Shepherdia rotundifolia      "round-leaf buffaloberry" same section
02277 Shepherdia rotundifolia      "round-leaf buffaloberry" same section
02238 Shepherdia rotundifolia      "round-leaf buffaloberry" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rock Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2353 ft. E   Blind Lake 
Grover (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 2658 ft. NW 7113  Grover 
Wide Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. E 7382  Grover 
Lion Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. S 8783  Grover 
Carcass Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Blind Lake 
Cocks Comb (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. W 7228  Blind Lake 
Spring Branch (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Blind Lake 
Fish Creek Cove (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Blind Lake 
Fish Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Blind Lake 
Spring Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Blind Lake 
Miners Mountain (Summit) Wayne County, UT 3.3 mi. E 7891  Grover 
Singletree Campground (Locale) Wayne County, UT 4.2 mi. S 8225  Grover 
Twin Peaks (Summit) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. SE 7704  Grover 
Hickman Pasture (Flat) Wayne County, UT 4 mi. SW 8865  Blind Lake 
Singletree Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Grover 
Chokecherry Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. S   Grover 
Beas Lewis Flats (Flat) Wayne County, UT 4.8 mi. N 6569  Twin Rocks 
Happy Valley (Basin) Wayne County, UT 4.8 mi. S 7609  Grover 
Rock Creek Meadow (Flat) Wayne County, UT 4.9 mi. S 10086  Grover 
Willow Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. S   Blind Lake 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum jamesii  Benth.

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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