Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15947 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum racemosum Nutt.
Common name   redroot wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   164  
Coll. Date 27 September 2011 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Tooele County
Locality Sheeprock Mountains, halfway up Harker Canyon; 
 
Elev.: 6780 ft. (2067 m.)
Habitat Notes roadside; with sagebrush, grass. 
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° 58'  48.45" N, 112° 28'  50.55" 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 racemosum Nutt.

Common Name(s): redroot buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21230, click for more information and references)

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

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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15937

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15925 Aconitum columbianum      "Columbian monkshood" same section
15897 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" same section
15854 Alyssum desertorum      "desert madwort" same section
15898 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" same section
15926 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" same section
15928 Arenaria lanuginosa      "spreading sandwort" same section
15940 Argemone munita      "flatbud pricklypoppy" 1.2 mi. NW
15911 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" 1738 ft. SE
15853 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" same section
15946 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. hololeucus   "gray-stem rubber rabbitbrush" 2942 ft. SE
15852 Cymopterus longipes      "long-stalked spring parsley" same section
15896 Eremogone loisiae      "Lois' sandwort" same section
15943 Eriogonum microthecum      "slender wild buckwheat" same section
15912 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow avalanche-lily" 216 ft. SE
15909 Lithophragma glabrum      "bulbous woodland-star" 1736 ft. SE
15910 Lithophragma parviflorum      "small-flowered woodland-star" 1724 ft. SE
15945 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
15927 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" same section
15895 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
15944 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" same section
15855 Salix       "willow" same section
15899 Salix bebbiana      "Bebb willow" same section
15924 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 909 ft. SE
15908 Viola nuttallii      "Nuttall's violet" 1766 ft. SE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Harker Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   Erickson Knoll 
Dutch Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. S 8816  Dutch Peak 
Lion Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6890  Erickson Knoll 
Lion Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6716  Erickson Knoll 
Sheeprock Mountains (Range) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8114  Dutch Peak 
Black Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. S 8882  Dutch Peak 
Greens Ridge (Ridge) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. S 8327  Dutch Peak 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. W 8816  Erickson Knoll 
North Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Wasatch National Forest-Vernon Division (Forest) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 6119  Dutch Peak 
Upper Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. SW 8140  Erickson Knoll 
Grove Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Dutch Peak 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 3.4 mi. N 6086  Lookout Pass 
Lower Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. SW 7740  Erickson Knoll 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Erickson Knoll 
Snow Hollow (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. E   Dutch Peak 
Black Crook Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. W 9161  Erickson Knoll 
Left Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Right Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Erickson Knoll 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   Erickson Knoll 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum racemosum  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+racemosum

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