Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14720 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum umbellatum Torr.
Common name   sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1420  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 11 August 2006 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Weber County
Locality Bear River Range, SE slopes of James Peak, Powder Mountain Ski Resort, Powder Mountain Rd, ca. 1 mile NW of the ski lifts; 
 
Elev.: 8385 ft. (2556 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° 22'  47.23" N, 111° 47'  16.65" 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: L1S5. 

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum umbellatum Torr.

Common Name(s): sulfer flower buckwheat, sulfur buckwheat, sulfur eriogonum, sulphur wildbuckwheat, sulphur-flower buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21266, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14718 Acer glabrum      "Rocky Mountain maple" same section
14719 Artemisia nova  var. nova  same section
14721 Artemisia tridentata  var. tridentata  same section
12560 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" same section
14722 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1.2 mi. SW
14723 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" 2.3 mi. SE
14717 Salix scouleriana      "Scouler's willow" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Sundown Condominiums at Powder Mountain (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1176 ft. SE 8055  James Peak 
Powder Mountain West (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 1159 ft. E 8314  James Peak 
Cobabe Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 1829 ft. N   James Peak 
Powder Mountain Ski Area Heliport (Airport) Weber County, UT 0.6 mi. S 8508  Huntsville 
James Peak (Summit) Cache County, UT 0.8 mi. N 9311  James Peak 
Powder Mountain Ski Area (Locale) Cache County, UT 0.8 mi. E 8544  James Peak 
Bluebell Mine (Mine) Cache County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8166  James Peak 
Hidden Lake (Lake) Cache County, UT 1.4 mi. E   James Peak 
South Fork Wolf Creek (Stream) Weber County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   James Peak 
Wolf Star (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 5450  Huntsville 
Wolf Creek (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 5355  Huntsville 
Wellsville Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 4.2 mi. N   James Peak 
Wolf Creek Country Club (Locale) Weber County, UT 4 mi. SW 5335  Huntsville 
Wolf Creek Village (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5292  Huntsville 
Fish Creek (Stream) Cache County, UT 4.4 mi. N   James Peak 
Patio Springs (Spring) Weber County, UT 4.1 mi. SW 5292  Huntsville 
Geertsen Canyon (Valley) Weber County, UT 4.6 mi. S   Browns Hole 
Dips Hollow (Valley) Cache County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   James Peak 
Heinz Canyon (Valley) Weber County, UT 4.5 mi. S   Huntsville 
Wolf Lodge Condominium (Populated Place) Weber County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 5194  Huntsville 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum umbellatum  Torr.

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+umbellatum

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