Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15972 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt.
Common name   cushion wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
R.D. Fitts   2009-21  
   with S.C. Fitts
Coll. Date 06 June 2009 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Uintah County
Locality N rim of Weaver Canyon.
     Elev.: 6380 ft. (1945 m.)
Habitat Notes shale chips on steep slope. 
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° 57'  55.7" N, 109° 4'  27.66" W
UTM 12 4425702N  664461E 
Datum NAD83 
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 ovalifolium Nutt.

Common Name(s): cushion buckwheat, cushion wild buckwheat, ovalleaf eriogonum.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21212, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15982 Aliciella pinnatifida      "sticky gilia" 1.3 mi. E
16011 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" 2162 ft. NE
15997 Astragalus chamaeleuce      "cicada milkvetch" same section
16006 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 2162 ft. NE
15983 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1.3 mi. E
16000 Chaetopappa ericoides      "rose-heath" 1 mi. W
15996 Chamaechaenactis scaposa      "fullstem" same section
15999 Cirsium scopulorum      "mountain thistle" same section
15981 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" 1.4 mi. E
14032 Cryptantha rollinsii      "Rollins' cat's eye" 1.2 mi. SE
16013 Eriogonum batemanii      "Bateman's wild buckwheat" same section
14031 Galium multiflorum      "shrubby bedstraw" 1.2 mi. SE
16005 Gilia pinnatifida     same section
16009 Gilia stenothyrsa     same section
16007 Mentzelia multicaulis      "many-stemmed blazingstar" same section
15966 Penstemon fremontii      "Fremont's beardtongue" 1.1 mi. E
14030 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. pachyphyllus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" 1.2 mi. SE
15979 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 1.4 mi. E
15998 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
16004 Physaria acutifolia      "sharpleaf twinpod" same section
16012 Physaria rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section
14029 Physaria subumbellata      "parasol bladderpod" 1.2 mi. SE
16001 Pseudoroegneria spicata      "bluebunch wheatgrass" 1 mi. W
14028 Schoenocrambe linifolia      "flaxleaf plainsmustard" 2.2 mi. S
15980 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1.4 mi. E
16010 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" 2874 ft. W
15961 Thelypodiopsis elegans      "Westwater tumblemustard" 1.7 mi. S
14027 Thlaspi montanum     2.2 mi. S
15985 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 2.2 mi. S
15971 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 2256 ft. NE
15984 Townsendia strigosa      "hairy Townsend-daisy" 1.3 mi. E
16008 Zuckia brandegeei  var. brandegeei   "siltbush" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Weaver Ridge (Ridge) Uintah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 6168  Weaver Ridge 
Cripple Horse Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Cowboy Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Walsh Knolls 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Weaver Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Weaver Ridge 
Little Dicks Bottom (Bend) Uintah County, UT 3.5 mi. N 5059  Walsh Knolls 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3 mi. W   Weaver Ridge 
Hells Hole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 4.5 mi. SE   Banta Ridge 
Gilsonite Draw (Valley) Rio Blanco County, CO 4.9 mi. N   Weaver Ridge 
Evacuation Creek (Stream) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. W   Davis Canyon 
Duck Rock (Pillar) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. W 5177  Southam Canyon 
Gilsonite Hills (Range) Rio Blanco County, CO 4.3 mi. SE 6900  Weaver Ridge 
Lower Cottonwood Reservoir (Reservoir) Rio Blanco County, CO 4.4 mi. E 5443  Banta Ridge 
Iron Bridge Mine (Mine) Rio Blanco County, CO 6 mi. NE 5315  Walsh Knolls 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Rio Blanco County, CO 6.2 mi. NE   Banta Ridge 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum ovalifolium  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+ovalifolium

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