Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14562 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum shockleyi S. Watson
Common name   Shockley's wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1249  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 30 May 2006 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, The Wedge Overlook vicinity, along a dirt road at the rim of Little Grand Canyon, ca. 0.5 miles SW of the rim at the mouth of Water Canyon;
     Elev.: 6266 ft. (1910 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 39° 5'  52.24" N, 110° 44'  50.26" 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 mat-forming perennial; Journal Code: L12S1. 


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

     Eriogonum shockleyi S. Wats.

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21245, click for more information and references)

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


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.
02879 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" 1 mi. W
00043 Boechera selbyi     810 ft. SE
10938 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" 1257 ft. E
03152 Collema tenax      "jelly lichen" 1 mi. S
00064 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  810 ft. SE
00063 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  810 ft. SE
01823 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  810 ft. SE
10936 Eremogone eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's sandwort" 1257 ft. E
14563 Hymenoxys acaulis      "stemless four-nerve daisy" same section
14565 Hymenoxys acaulis      "stemless four-nerve daisy" same section
10937 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" 1257 ft. E
00053 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" 810 ft. SE
10935 Penstemon carnosus      "fleshy beardtongue" 1257 ft. E
14564 Phlox pulvinata      "cushion phlox" same section
01822 Pinus edulis      "Colorado pinyon pine" 810 ft. SE
10939 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" 1257 ft. E
03165 Psora decipiens      "fishscale lichen" 1 mi. S
00060 Streptanthella longirostris      "long-beaked streptanthella" 810 ft. SE
00042 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" 1257 ft. E
00052 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" 810 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wedge Pond Number 4 (Lake) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. NW 6132  Sids Mountain 
Cane Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. SE   The Blocks 
Good Water Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Bottleneck Peak 
Little Grand Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.9 mi. E   Sids Mountain 
The Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 6178  Bottleneck Peak 
Virgin Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. SW   Sids Mountain 
Wedge Pond Number 2 (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. W 5978  Sids Mountain 
The Wedge (Plain) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. N 5968  Bob Hill Knoll 
Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. N 5919  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Wedge Pond Number 1 (Lake) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. N 5843  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Aldys Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. N 5889  Bob Hill Knoll 
Swazy Hole (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. N 5725  Bob Hill Knoll 
Cloyds Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. N 5722  Buckhorn Reservoir 
Chalk Hills (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 5758  Buckhorn Reservoir 
No Mans Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. S 6526  Bottleneck Peak 
Sids Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. S 6457  Sids Mountain 
North Salt Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. W   Short Canyon 
Furniture Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. N   Bob Hill Knoll 
Bottleneck Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 6349  Bottleneck Peak 
Drought Relief Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. N 5588  Buckhorn Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum shockleyi  S. Watson

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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