Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14525 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum fasciculatum Benth.
Infraspecific    var. polifolium (Benth.) Torr. & Gray
Common name   Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1203  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 06 May 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality along the dirt rd on the eastern edge of Beaver Dam Wash, ca. 2 miles N of the Arizona State Line;
     Elev.: 2345 ft. (715 m.)
Habitat Notes in a wash; 
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 37° 1'  49.59" N, 113° 59'  51.98" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L11S7a. 


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

     Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium (Benth.) Torr. & Gray

     Eriogonum fasciculatum ssp. polifolium (Benth.) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum fasciculatum var. revolutum (Goodding) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum polifolium Benth.

Common Name(s): Eastern Mojave buckwheat, flattop buckwheat, Mojave buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527990, click for more information and references)

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


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.
12544 Adenophyllum cooperi      "Cooper's dogweed" same section
10319 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 530 ft. NE
14513 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" same section
10314 Amphipappus fremontii  var. spinosus   "Fremont's chaffbush" 530 ft. NE
10316 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" 530 ft. NE
14498 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" 2395 ft. NW
14511 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" same section
14520 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" same section
10303 Camissonia refracta      "narrow-leaf desert primrose" same section
10315 Chaenactis fremontii      "Fremont's pincushion" 530 ft. NE
10309 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" 530 ft. NE
10254 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" same section
10304 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" same section
14514 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" same section
10305 Eriastrum sparsiflorum      "Great Basin woollystar" 530 ft. NE
10318 Eriogonum fasciculatum      "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 530 ft. NE
14517 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1841 ft. NW
10317 Eschscholzia minutiflora      "pygmy poppy" 530 ft. NE
14526 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" same section
14521 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" same section
14497 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" 2395 ft. NW
10302 Linanthus bigelovii      "Bigelow's linanthus" same section
10255 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" same section
10311 Lupinus concinnus  subsp. orcuttii   "Orcutt's lupine" 530 ft. NE
14518 Lycium cooperi      "peach thorn" same section
10310 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" 530 ft. NE
10253 Monoptilon bellidiforme      "daisy desertstar" same section
10306 Nama demissum      "purplemat" 530 ft. NE
10252 Nemacladus glanduliferus      "glandular threadplant" same section
10308 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 530 ft. NE
10312 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" 530 ft. NE
14516 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1841 ft. NW
14515 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 1841 ft. NW
10307 Stylocline micropoides      "woollyhead nest-straw" 530 ft. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Docs Pass 
Mormon Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 3.6 mi. S 2136  Littlefield 
Welcome Creek (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 3.9 mi. S   West Mountain Peak 
Initial Monument (Locale) Lincoln County, NV 3.6 mi. SW 2546  Terry Benches 
Burgess Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Castle Cliff 
Snow Spring Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 4.6 mi. N   Scarecrow Peak 
Snow Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 2562  Terry Benches 
Reber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.4 mi. N   Castle Cliff 
Terry Benches (Bench) Lincoln County, NV 4.7 mi. NW 2815  Terry Benches 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum fasciculatum  Benth.

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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