Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09006 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum racemosum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. racemosum 
Common name   redroot wild buckwheat
Donna M. Barnes   3676  
Coll. Date 27 June 2003 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Millard County
Locality Pahvant Range, ridge on the W side of Cedar Springs Canyon, along FR 100, ca. 7 road miles SW of the junction with FR 096 and ca. 18.9 road miles W of the intersection with U.S. Highway 50; 
Elev.: 7833 ft. (2388 m.)
Habitat Notes conglomerate outcrop; mountain mahogany-scrub oak community. 
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° 55'  9" N, 112° 11'  30" 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 racemosum var. racemosum Nutt.

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531437, 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
                                            Variety: Eriogonum racemosum var. racemosum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09006s1.jpg

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.
09007 Allium acuminatum      "tapertip wild onion" same section
09010 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. nanum   "dwarf wild buckwheat" same section
09008 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. subaridum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
09009 Petradoria pumila  var. pumila   "common rock goldenrod" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cedar Springs Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2886 ft. S   Mount Catherine 
Number Two Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2818 ft. NE 8222  Mount Catherine 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 0.7 mi. E 7763  Mount Catherine 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.8 mi. SE   Mount Catherine 
Chokecherry Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Mount Catherine 
Water Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1 mi. SE   Mount Catherine 
Number Three Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. NE 8554  Mount Catherine 
Nephi Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. SE   Mount Catherine 
Shingle Mill Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 7028  Mount Catherine 
Rocky Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Mount Catherine 
Shingle Mill Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. NW   Mount Catherine 
Hans Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 1.4 mi. S 8846  Mount Catherine 
Balsam Picnic Area (Locale) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. W 6500  Mount Catherine 
Balsam Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. W 6447  Mount Catherine 
Bear Hollow Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.6 mi. N 8875  Mount Catherine 
Three Forks (Stream) Millard County, UT 1.5 mi. SW   Mount Catherine 
Pistol Rock Picnic Area (Locale) Millard County, UT 1.3 mi. W 6355  Mount Catherine 
Sugarloaf Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 1.3 mi. E 8399  Mount Catherine 
Burned Point Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.4 mi. SE   Mount Catherine 
White Pine Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. S   White Pine Peak 


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

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