Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11799 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum brevicaule Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. desertorum (Maguire) S.L. Welsh
Common name   Great Basin Desert wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5218  
Coll. Date 27 June 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Box Elder County
Locality Grouse Creek Mountains, Keg Spring Canyon road, [E of Keg Springs Road, on top of rounded mountain];
     Elev.: 7510 ft. (2290 m.)
Habitat Notes windswept, caespitose community, steep E facing slope, gravelly 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 41° 34'  2.4" N, 113° 44'  35.7" 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 desertorum (Maguire) R.J. Davis

     Eriogonum brevicaule var. desertorum (Maguire) Welsh
     Eriogonum chrysocephalum ssp. desertorum Maguire

Common Name(s): desert buckwheat, Great Basin Desert buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21114, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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.
11813 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 2.2 mi. N
11798 Arenaria fendleri      "King's sandwort" same section
11804 Artemisia nova  var. nova  same section
16026 Astragalus cibarius      "browse milkvetch" 2.2 mi. N
11811 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 2.2 mi. N
10169 Chorizanthe watsonii      "Watson's spineflower" same section
11816 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 2.2 mi. N
11803 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
11805 Cryptantha interrupta      "Elko cat's eye" 1.3 mi. N
11800 Elymus elymoides  subsp. californicus   "California squirreltail" same section
11809 Erigeron nanus      "dwarf fleabane" 2.2 mi. N
11812 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" 2.2 mi. N
11801 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" same section
11807 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 2.2 mi. N
11814 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" 2.2 mi. N
11802 Pediocactus simpsonii      "Simpson's pincushion cactus" same section
11810 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 2.2 mi. N
11817 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" 2.2 mi. N
11808 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 2.2 mi. N
11815 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 2.2 mi. N
11806 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" 1.3 mi. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Chokecherry Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 0.8 mi. S 6536  Emigrant Pass 
Puckett Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. S 6405  Emigrant Pass 
Muddy Range (Range) Box Elder County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 6483  Emigrant Pass 
Rocky Pass (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 2.5 mi. S 6893  Rocky Pass Peak 
Willow Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. S 6414  Emigrant Pass 
Rocky Pass Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 6785  Rocky Pass Peak 
Rocky Pass Peak (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 7399  Rocky Pass Peak 
Keg Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 6060  Rocky Pass Peak 
Emigrant Pass (Gap) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. S 6096  Emigrant Pass 
Willow Springs (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.8 mi. W 5988  Rocky Pass Peak 
Mud Basin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 6487  Rocky Pass Peak 
Mud Basin (Basin) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. SW 6398  Rocky Pass Peak 
Sickle Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.1 mi. N 6585  Potters Creek 
Cedar Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. W 5873  Rocky Pass Peak 
Coal Mine Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.5 mi. W 5788  Rocky Pass Peak 
Clay Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.5 mi. N 6792  Ingham Canyon 
Rosebud Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 4.8 mi. NE 5722  Potters Creek 
Government Well (Well) Box Elder County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 5801  Rocky Pass Peak 
Bovine Mountains (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 7294  Bovine 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum brevicaule  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+brevicaule

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