Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 12343 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum brevicaule Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. nanum (Reveal) S.L. Welsh
Common name   dwarf wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   4380  
   with D.V. Axford
Coll. Date 10 September 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Millard County
Locality Canyon Mountains, Little Creek, 9.8 km due ESE of Oak City.
     Elev.: 6822 ft. (2080 m.)
Habitat Notes limestone cliffs, ledges. 
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° 21'  40" N, 112° 13'  21" 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 brevicaule var. laxifolium (Torr. & Gray) Reveal

     Eriogonum brevicaule var. nanum (Reveal) Welsh
     Eriogonum brevicaule var. promiscuum Welsh
     Eriogonum chrysocephalum Gray
     Eriogonum chrysocephalum ssp. bannockense S. Stokes
     Eriogonum grayi Reveal
     Eriogonum nanum Reveal
     Eriogonum nudicaule ssp. angustum (M.E. Jones) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum nudicaule ssp. pumilum (S. Stokes) S. Stokes

Common Name(s): goldenball eriogonum, shortstem buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195430, click for more information and references)

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

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.
01235 Aquilegia formosa      "western columbine" same section
01232 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" same section
12344 Haplopappus watsonii  var. watsonii   "Watson's goldenbush" same section
18169 Lomatium grayi     same section
12342 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Platnation Flat Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 2562 ft. SW 6592  Williams Peak 
Bowens Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.6 mi. S   Williams Peak 
Radford Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.7 mi. SE   Fool Creek Peak 
North Walker Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.7 mi. W   Fool Creek Peak 
Little Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 0.8 mi. W   Fool Creek Peak 
Lyman Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. SE   Williams Peak 
South Walker Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Williams Peak 
Knoll Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1 mi. NW   Fool Creek Peak 
Horse Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Fool Creek Peak 
Little Creek Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 1 mi. E 7156  Williams Peak 
Weetches Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Williams Peak 
Ox Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Williams Peak 
Big Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. W 6165  Oak City South 
Limekiln Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Oak City North 
Buck Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. N 8491  Fool Creek Peak 
Cold Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. W 6145  Oak City South 
Fool Creek Peak (Summit) Juab County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9141  Fool Creek Peak 
Watercrest Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 2 mi. W 6093  Oak City South 
Partridge Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 8790  Williams Peak 
Davison Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Fool Creek Peak 

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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