Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14701 
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)
R. Van Buren   1400  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 09 August 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Box Elder
Locality Raft River Mountains vicinity, southern end of the Bally Mountains, rd along Onemile Creek (FR005), ca. 0.75 mile SW of Dipping Vat Spring, 4 miles after a sign to the wet meadows;
     Elev.: 7463 ft. (2275 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 41° 56'  10.62" N, 113° 28'  33.74" 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 Journal Code: L3S2. 

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.
13065 Achillea millefolium      "common yarrow" 1.6 mi. NW
10724 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" same section
07432 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" same section
10730 Antennaria anaphaloides      "pearly pussytoes" same section
10738 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
07433 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
13062 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1.6 mi. NW
07450 Arenaria fendleri  var. glabrescens   "King's sandwort" 1598 ft. N
07452 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" 1598 ft. N
14700 Artemisia nova  var. nova  same section
14697 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" 1.2 mi. N
10753 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" same section
13056 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 1.6 mi. NW
07440 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" same section
07416 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" 1.5 mi. SW
07457 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1598 ft. N
13061 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.6 mi. NW
07451 Balsamorhiza hookeri  var. hispidula   "Hooker's balsamroot" 1598 ft. N
07429 Boechera holboellii  var. pinetorum  same section
07449 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" 1598 ft. N
07459 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1598 ft. N
07448 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1598 ft. N
13059 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1.6 mi. NW
13054 Cirsium subniveum      "snowy thistle" 1.6 mi. NW
10718 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
10732 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" same section
13055 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 1.6 mi. NW
10735 Crepis atribarba      "slender hawksbeard" same section
07458 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 1598 ft. N
07445 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1598 ft. N
07437 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" same section
10733 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
07454 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" 1598 ft. N
07434 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" same section
07435 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
13063 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1.6 mi. NW
10723 Geranium viscosissimum  var. incisum   "sticky purple geranium" same section
10736 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
13064 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1.6 mi. NW
10725 Heuchera parvifolia      "little-leaf alumroot" same section
07417 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1.5 mi. SW
10728 Koeleria macrantha      "prairie Junegrass" same section
07436 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
10729 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" same section
10734 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" same section
07439 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" same section
07431 Lomatium foeniculaceum  var. macdougalii   "Macdougal's desert biscuitroot" same section
13060 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" 1.6 mi. NW
10716 Lychnis drummondii     same section
07441 Noccaea montana  var. montana   "alpine pennycress" same section
07442 Osmorhiza berteroi      "sweetcicely" same section
10714 Osmorhiza depauperata      "bluntseed sweetroot" same section
10726 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" same section
07446 Oxytropis sericea      "white locoweed" 1598 ft. N
13057 Penstemon cyananthus  var. subglaber   "Fort Hall beardtongue" 1.6 mi. NW
07460 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1598 ft. N
13147 Penstemon radicosus      "many-rooted beardtongue" 1.6 mi. NW
13058 Penstemon radicosus      "many-rooted beardtongue" 1.6 mi. NW
07461 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" 1598 ft. N
07430 Phlox multiflora      "mountain phlox" same section
07427 Poa fendleriana      "muttongrass" same section
07428 Poa fendleriana  ssp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
07415 Potentilla rubricaulis     1.5 mi. SW
07426 Pseudoroegneria spicata  ssp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" same section
10727 Pseudoroegneria spicata  ssp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" same section
14699 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1.1 mi. N
14702 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1 mi. SW
07462 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1598 ft. N
07456 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 1598 ft. N
10717 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" same section
10731 Stellaria jamesiana     same section
07453 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1598 ft. N
07418 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 1.5 mi. SW
07455 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" 1598 ft. N
10713 Taraxacum officinale      "common dandelion" same section
10737 Veronica serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf speedwell" same section
07444 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
10715 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
07443 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2857 ft. N 7064  Standrod 
Onemile Guard Station (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 6831  Standrod 
South Fork George Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Standrod 
Little Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Cassia County, ID 1.9 mi. N 8052  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 1.9 mi. N 7874  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. S 7730  Standrod 
Cabin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 8803  Standrod 
Cold Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 7710  Yost 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. S 8826  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.2 mi. S 8846  Standrod 
George Peak (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 3.3 mi. S 9528  Standrod 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. NE   Standrod 
Oliver Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. N 6204  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 9098  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. SE 8954  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 8800  Standrod 
Mike Bernetta Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Standrod 
Dry Fork Pine Creek (Arroyo) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Standrod 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 3.3 mi. E 8862  Standrod 

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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