Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05390 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. simpsonii (Benth.) Reveal
Common name   Simpson's wild buckwheat
K.T. Harper   2001-260  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 15 August 2001 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Wayne County
Locality BLM wetlands near Teasdale, along Boulder Creek. 
Elev.: 6640 ft. (2024 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 38° 17'  24" N, 111° 28'  41" W
Township Range T29S, R4E, Sec. 16, NE1/4 SE1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).
Voucher BLM Wetlands vegetative survey 


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

     Eriogonum microthecum var. simpsonii (Benth.) Reveal

     Eriogonum microthecum var. foliosum (Torr. & Gray) Reveal
     Eriogonum microthecum var. friscanum (M.E. Jones) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum microthecum ssp. intermedium S. Stokes
     Eriogonum microthecum var. macdougalii (Gandog.) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum simpsonii Benth.

Common Name(s): Simpson buckwheat, Simpson's buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195533, 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. simpsonii


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.
05360 Atriplex prostrata      "spear-leaved orache" 1.6 mi. W
05391 Bouteloua gracilis      "blue grama" same section
05367 Calamagrostis scopulorum      "ditch reedgrass" 1.6 mi. W
05385 Castilleja exilis     1.6 mi. W
05361 Chenopodium glaucum  var. salinum  1.6 mi. W
05368 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. consimilis   "rubber rabbitbrush" 1.6 mi. W
05363 Clematis ligusticifolia      "white virgins-bower" 1.6 mi. W
05372 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" 1.6 mi. W
05359 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" 1.6 mi. W
05364 Elymus lanceolatus  ssp. lanceolatus   "thickspike wheatgrass" 1.6 mi. W
05369 Elymus repens      "quackgrass" 1.6 mi. W
05375 Epilobium hornemannii      "Hornemann's willowherb" 1.6 mi. W
08319 Erigeron caespitosus      "tufted fleabane" 1 mi. E
05394 Halogeton glomeratus      "saltlover" same section
05365 Helianthus petiolaris  ssp. fallax   "prairie sunflower" 1.6 mi. W
05439 Hordeum brachyantherum  ssp. brachyantherum   "meadow barley" 1 mi. W
05370 Hordeum jubatum  ssp. intermedium   "intermediate barley" 1.6 mi. W
05392 Krascheninnikovia lanata      "winterfat" same section
05374 Lemna obscura      "little duckweed" 1.6 mi. W
05545 Paronychia sessiliflora      "creeping nailwort" 1 mi. E
05366 Phalaris arundinacea      "reed canarygrass" 1.6 mi. W
05362 Polygonum ramosissimum      "bushy knotweed" 1.6 mi. W
05440 Polypogon monspeliensis      "rabbitsfoot grass" 1 mi. W
05441 Salix exigua  var. stenophylla  1 mi. W
05393 Salsola tragus      "prickly Russian thistle" same section
05388 Sarcobatus vermiculatus      "greasewood" 1.6 mi. W
05373 Scirpus acutus     1.6 mi. W
05387 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  1.6 mi. W
05442 Senecio hydrophilus      "water ragwort" 1 mi. W
05371 Shepherdia argentea      "silver buffaloberry" 1.6 mi. W
05443 Sium suave      "hemlock water parsnip" 1 mi. W
05358 Sonchus asper      "spiny sowthistle" 1.6 mi. W
00260 Sphaeralcea coccinea      "scarlet globemallow" 1.4 mi. SW
05389 Symphyotrichum spathulatum      "western mountain aster" 1.6 mi. W
05384 Typha domingensis      "southern cattail" 1.6 mi. W
05386 Typha latifolia      "broad-leaf cattail" 1.6 mi. W
05551 Veronica catenata     1 mi. W


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Teasdale Cemetery (Cemetery) Wayne County, UT 514 ft. E 7153  Torrey 
Teasdale (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 1437 ft. S 7139  Torrey 
Teasdale District Ranger Station (Locale) Wayne County, UT 2057 ft. SE 7100  Torrey 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Wayne County, UT 2540 ft. S 7143  Torrey 
Teasdale Bench (Bench) Wayne County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 6975  Torrey 
Cigarette Hollow (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Bicknell 
Cigarette Hollow (Valley) Wayne County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Torrey 
Velvet Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 2 mi. N 7366  Torrey 
Black Ridge (Ridge) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. W 8373  Bicknell 
Torrey Canal (Canal) Wayne County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 6874  Torrey 
Flatiron Lakes (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. S 8334  Torrey 
Coleman Reservoir (Reservoir) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. S 8363  Torrey 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. E   Blind Lake 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.3 mi. E   Blind Lake 
Birch Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Blind Lake 
Dixie National Forest (Forest) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S 8744  Bicknell 
Boulder Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.7 mi. SE   Blind Lake 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 2.8 mi. NW   Bicknell 
Bullberry Lakes (Lake) Wayne County, UT 3.4 mi. S 9036  Government Point 
Government Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Government Point 


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

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