Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12707 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum fusiforme Small
Common name   Grand Valley desert trumpet
Donna M. Barnes   5616  
Coll. Date 02 May 2007 
United States
Grand County
Locality flat-topped knoll S of the road [along the northwestern edge of Thompson Wash, ca. 1 mile NE of the junction with Salt Valley Road];
     Elev.: 4789 ft. (1460 m.)
Habitat Notes low salt shrub community; silty 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 38° 54'  1" N, 109° 47'  15" 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: 12707s2.jpg specimen image: 12707c1.jpg specimen image: 12707d1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00242s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02977s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05979s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08541s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 09925s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10868s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11620s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11620d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11991s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 12452s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12709 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" same section
12702 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" same section
12705 Alyssum parviflorum     same section
12732 Calochortus nuttallii      "sego lily" same section
12710 Enceliopsis nutans      "nodding sunray" same section
12704 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" same section
12701 Ipomopsis polycladon      "spreading gilia" same section
12708 Lappula occidentalis      "western stickseed" same section
12700 Malacothrix torreyi      "Torrey's desert-dandelion" same section
12706 Phacelia crenulata  var. corrugata   "notch-leaf scorpionweed" same section
12703 Townsendia annua      "annual Townsend-daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Valley City Reservoir (Reservoir) Grand County, UT 2 mi. S 4643  Valley City 
Valley City (Locale) Grand County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 4636  Valley City 
Crescent Junction (Populated Place) Grand County, UT 3.4 mi. N 4882  Crescent Junction 
Brendel (Populated Place) Grand County, UT 3.5 mi. N 4899  Crescent Junction 
Crescent Flat (Flat) Grand County, UT 3.8 mi. N 4915  Crescent Junction 
Crescent Bench (Bench) Grand County, UT 3.5 mi. W 4771  Crescent Junction 
Rock Corral Reservoir (Reservoir) Grand County, UT 4.8 mi. S 4794  Valley City 
Ute Field (Airport) Grand County, UT 5.8 mi. NE 5092  Thompson Springs 
Thompson Cemetery (Cemetery) Grand County, UT 6 mi. NE 5118  Thompson Springs 
Crescent Wash (Valley) Grand County, UT 6 mi. SW   Crescent Junction 
Thompson Springs (Populated Place) Grand County, UT 6.3 mi. NE 5138  Thompson Springs 
Christmas Ridge (Ridge) Grand County, UT 6.3 mi. NW 5617  Crescent Junction 
Thompson Canyon (Valley) Grand County, UT 6.9 mi. NE   Bogart Canyon 


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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