Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 11787 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum umbellatum Torr.
Infraspecific    var. majus Hook.
Common name   sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   5206  
Coll. Date 26 June 2006 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Box Elder County
Locality Pilot Range, W of Governor's Spring;
     Elev.: 7297 ft. (2225 m.)
Habitat Notes mountain mahogany, pinyon-juniper community; mine tailings, rust colored 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° 14'  49.1" N, 114° 2'  17.1" 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 umbellatum var. majus Hook.

     Eriogonum heracleoides var. subalpinum (Greene) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum subalpinum Greene
     Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. majus (Hook.) Piper
     Eriogonum umbellatum var. subalpinum (Greene) M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): sulphur-flower buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528020, click for more information and references)

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

Images

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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
11793 Achillea millefolium  subsp. lanulosa   "western yarrow" same section
11789 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
11790 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
11786 Eriophyllum lanatum  var. integrifolium   "common woolly sunflower" same section
11788 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" same section
11791 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" same section
11795 Mentzelia laevicaulis      "smoothstem blazingstar" same section
11794 Oenothera cespitosa  var. crinita   "tufted evening primrose" same section
11785 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section
11796 Psathyrostachys juncea      "Russian wildrye" same section
11797 Purshia mexicana  var. stansburyana   "Stansbury's cliffrose" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Buell (historical) (Populated Place) Elko County, NV 0.7 mi. NW 5834  Tecoma 
Buel Post Office (Post Office) Elko County, NV 0.7 mi. NW 5834  Tecoma 
Mineral Mountain (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 1.4 mi. S 6966  Patterson Pass 
Copper Mountain (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 1.1 mi. E 7304  Patterson Pass 
Lucin Mining District (Civil) Elko County, NV 1.3 mi. W 5542  Tecoma 
East Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 1.7 mi. N   Tecoma 
East Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Tecoma 
Bald Eagle Mountain (Summit) Box Elder County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 7963  Tecoma 
Pearson Ranch (Locale) Elko County, NV 1.8 mi. NW 5423  Tecoma 
Tuttle (Locale) Elko County, NV 1.8 mi. NW 5430  Tecoma 
Governors Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1.6 mi. E 6496  Tecoma 
Sheep Range Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 7218  Patterson Pass 
Cook Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 2.2 mi. SW   Patterson Pass 
Hogans Alley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. SW   Patterson Pass 
Quartzite Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Tecoma 
Box Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Patterson Pass 
Six Shooter Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Tecoma 
Fat Woman Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.6 mi. NW   Tecoma 
Bald Eagle Canyon (Valley) Elko County, NV 2.9 mi. N   Tecoma 
Regulator Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.6 mi. W   Tecoma 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum umbellatum  Torr.

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+umbellatum

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