Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10868 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum fusiforme Small
Common name   Grand Valley desert trumpet
Donna M. Barnes   4777  
Coll. Date 24 August 2005 
United States
San Juan County
Locality Johns Canyon, second shelf area below the top of the mesa, [southern slopes of Cedar Mesa, S of Muley Point, along Johns Canyon Road (County Highway 244)];
     Elev.: 5279 ft. (1609 m.)
Habitat Notes desert shrub community; rocky-sandy 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 37° 13'  40" N, 109° 58'  33" 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 fusiforme Small

     Eriogonum inflatum var. fusiforme (Small) Reveal

Common Name(s): Native American pipeweed, Native American pipeweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=513109, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10868s2.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.
11323 Artemisia bigelovii      "Bigelow's sagebrush" 1.3 mi. E
15866 Ceanothus greggii  var. franklinii   "desert ceanothus" same section
10866 Chamaesyce fendleri      "Fendler's sandmat" 1.3 mi. E
10865 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. junceus   "rush rubber rabbitbrush" 1.3 mi. E
10870 Eriogonum wetherillii      "Wetherill's wild buckwheat" same section
10864 Krascheninnikovia lanata  var. lanata   "winterfat" 1.3 mi. E
15865 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
10867 Oenothera albicaulis      "prairie evening primrose" same section
10862 Polygala acanthoclada  var. intricata   "Intermountain milkwort" 1.3 mi. E
10871 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" same section
10863 Townsendia incana      "silvery Townsend-daisy" 1.3 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Muley Point Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 6349  The Goosenecks 
Muley Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 1.1 mi. W 6263  The Goosenecks 
Cedar Point (Cliff) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 6083  The Goosenecks 
Ross Rapids (Rapids) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. W 3881  Goulding NE 
Honaker Trail (Trail) San Juan County, UT 2.8 mi. SE 5210  The Goosenecks 
Raplees Stone House (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. E 4997  The Goosenecks 
Moki Dugway (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 6309  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway Overlook (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 6418  Cedar Mesa South 
Moki Dugway (Slope) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 5968  Cedar Mesa South 
Lees Ranch (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 5286  Cedar Mesa South 
Goosenecks State Park (Park) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 4990  The Goosenecks 
The Goosenecks (Bend) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 4738  The Goosenecks 
Goosenecks of the San Juan River State Park (Park) San Juan County, UT 4.8 mi. SE 4738  The Goosenecks 
Goosenecks of San Juan Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 4.3 mi. SE 4859  The Goosenecks 
Bell Butte (Summit) San Juan County, UT 4.4 mi. E 5279  The Goosenecks 
Point Lookout (Cape) San Juan County, UT 5.7 mi. N 6152  Slickhorn Canyon East 
Second Narrows (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5.6 mi. SE   The Goosenecks 
Mendenhall Loop (Bend) San Juan County, UT 6.6 mi. SE 4351  The Goosenecks 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum fusiforme  Small

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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