Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09378 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum umbellatum Torr.
Infraspecific    var. majus Hook.
Common name   sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3641  
Coll. Date 26 June 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Sevier County
Locality [Sevier Plateau], Niotche Creek-Lost Creek divide, along Gooseberry-Fremont Road ca. 20.5 miles S of Exit 63 of I-70;
     Elev.: 10506 ft. (3203 m.)
Habitat Notes windswept, subalpine meadow commmunity; shallow rocky soil. 
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° 44'  57" N, 111° 39'  50" 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 umbellatum var. majus Hook.

     Eriogonum heracleoides var. subalpinum (Greene) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum subalpinum Greene
     Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. majus (Hook.) Piper
     Eriogonum umbellatum var. subalpinum (Greene) M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): sulphur-flower buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528020, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Eriogonum
                                        Species: Eriogonum umbellatum
                                            Variety: Eriogonum umbellatum var. majus
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09082 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
14335 Artemisia cana  subsp. viscidula   "silver sagebrush" 104 ft. SE
09381 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" same section
09379 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" same section
14334 Eriogonum umbellatum      "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 104 ft. SE
09083 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
09382 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" same section
09376 Phacelia sericea  var. ciliosa  same section
14333 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 104 ft. SE
14332 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 1317 ft. S
09081 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" same section
09377 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" same section
09380 Trifolium kingii      "King's clover" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Salina Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. N 9679  Gooseberry Creek 
Harves River Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. N 9495  Gooseberry Creek 
Farnsworth Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9515  Gooseberry Creek 
Farnsworth Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9525  Gooseberry Creek 
Hamilton Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9731  Gooseberry Creek 
Gates Lake (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 9646  Gooseberry Creek 
Salina City Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9049  Gooseberry Creek 
Cold Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. N 9105  Gooseberry Creek 
Mount Terrill (Summit) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. S 11513  Mount Terrill 
Twin Ponds (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. N 8954  Gooseberry Creek 
Abes Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. N 8754  Gooseberry Creek 
U M Yogo Saddle (Gap) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. E 10397  Hilgard Mountain 
Mount Terrill Guard Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. S 9882  Mount Terrill 
Taylor Flat (Flat) Sevier County, UT 3.2 mi. N 8816  Gooseberry Creek 
Petes Hole (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Mount Terrill 
Abes Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Gooseberry Creek 
Humphrey Spring (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Mount Terrill 
Lost Creek Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 9689  Mount Terrill 
Lost Creek Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 9689  Mount Terrill 
Gooseberry Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 3.7 mi. N 7924  Gooseberry Creek 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum umbellatum  Torr.

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+umbellatum

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