Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16865 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum pusillum Torr. & Gray
Common name   yellow turbans
Steve Hegji   0190  
Coll. Date 09 May 2013 
United States
Millard County
Locality Pahvant Butte;
     Elev.: 5179 ft. (1579 m.)
Habitat Notes cinder and tuff of Holocene volcano. 
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° 7'  41.22" N, 112° 33'  14.64" 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.


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

     Eriogonum pusillum Torr. & Gray

     Eriogonum reniforme ssp. pusillum (Torr. & Gray) S. Stokes

Common Name(s): puny buckwheat, yellowturbans, yellow-turbans.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21228, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 16865s1.jpg specimen image: 16865a1.jpg specimen image: 16865b1.jpg specimen image: 16865c1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04080s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11408c1.jpg 
specimen image: 11408s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11513f1.jpg 
specimen image: 11513s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
16867 Cleome lutea      "yellow spiderflower" 552 ft. NW
16868 Cryptantha       "cat's eye" same section
16866 Gilia inconspicua      "shy gilia" 135 ft. N
16864 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" 1649 ft. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pahvant Butte (Summit) Millard County, UT 1388 ft. N 5702  Pahvant Butte North 
Hellhole (Basin) Millard County, UT 3.1 mi. S 4843  Pahvant Butte South 
Mud Springs (Spring) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. W 4584  Pahvant Butte North 
Knobby (Summit) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 4672  Pahvant Butte North 
Spring Lake (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 4597  Pahvant Butte South 
Clear Lake (Lake) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. W 4590  Pahvant Butte South 
Mud Lake Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 6 mi. NE 4590  McCornick 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum pusillum  Torr. & Gray

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:

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