Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10918 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum hookeri S. Watson
Common name   Hooker's wild buckwheat
D.W. Woodruff   2005-112  
Coll. Date 01 August 2005 
United States
Sevier County
Locality Sevier Plateau, above Kingston Canyon.
     Elev.: 7050 ft. (2149 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community. 
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° 13'  32.6" N, 112° 8'  6.2" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Eriogonum hookeri S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Hooker eriogonum, Hooker's buckwheat, Hooker's wild buckwheat, Hooker'sbuckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21156, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10918s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06019s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10651s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Piute County (Civil) Piute County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7766  Malmsten Peak 
Rocky Ford Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. SW   Mount Dutton 
Lion Rock (Summit) Piute County, UT 2.2 mi. S 6257  Phonolite Hill 
Coates Hollow (Valley) Piute County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Phonolite Hill 
Twin Peaks (Summit) Piute County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 8659  Malmsten Peak 
Dry Lake (Lake) Piute County, UT 2.8 mi. N 7504  Piute Reservoir 
Dripping Spring (Spring) Piute County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 6966  Phonolite Hill 
Log Hollow (Valley) Piute County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Phonolite Hill 
Blood Mine Spring (Spring) Piute County, UT 2.5 mi. E 7658  Phonolite Hill 
Blind Spring (Spring) Piute County, UT 2.5 mi. E 7569  Phonolite Hill 
McCardy Spring (Spring) Piute County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 8452  Phonolite Hill 
Kingston Canyon (Valley) Piute County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Phonolite Hill 
Steens Canyon (Valley) Piute County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Phonolite Hill 
Kingston (Populated Place) Piute County, UT 3.1 mi. W 6017  Junction 
Malmsten Peak (Summit) Piute County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 9781  Malmsten Peak 
Rocky Ford Reservoir (Reservoir) Piute County, UT 3.7 mi. S 6660  Junction 
Forshea Mountain (Summit) Piute County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 9718  Malmsten Peak 
East Fork Sevier River (Stream) Piute County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Podunk Creek 
Forshea Trough (Locale) Piute County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 8481  Malmsten Peak 
Phonolite Hill (Summit) Piute County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 7796  Phonolite Hill 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum hookeri  S. Watson

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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