Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14173 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum heracleoides Nutt.
Common name   parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   827  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 09 July 2005 
United States
Duchesne County
Locality slopes SW of the Lake Fork River, along the road to Moon Lake, ca. 5 miles N of Mountain Home.
     Elev.: 7309 ft. (2228 m.)
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 40° 28'  30.84" N, 110° 23'  44.04" 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: L2S1. 


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

     Eriogonum heracleoides Nutt.

Common Name(s): parsnipflower buckwheat, Wyeth eriogonum, Wyeth's buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21150, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
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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
Farnsworth Canal (Canal) Duchesne County, UT 0.9 mi. S 7533  Mountain Home 
Salt Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 1.1 mi. N   Lake Fork Mountain 
Petty Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Lake Fork Mountain 
McKune Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7661  Lake Fork Mountain 
Lateral Number 1 (Canal) Duchesne County, UT 2.7 mi. S 7317  Mountain Home 
Twin Pots Dam (Dam) Duchesne County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 7645  Lake Fork Mountain 
Twin Pots Reservoir (Reservoir) Duchesne County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 7645  Lake Fork Mountain 
Yellowstone River (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Burnt Mill Spring 
McKune Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 3.3 mi. N 8301  Burnt Mill Spring 
Mule Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Lake Fork Mountain 
Twin Pots Reservoir (Reservoir) Duchesne County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 7651  Lake Fork Mountain 
Yellow Ledges (Bench) Duchesne County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 8199  Burnt Mill Spring 
Freestone Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 8120  Burnt Mill Spring 
Willow Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 3.2 mi. E 7422  Altonah 
Towanta Flat (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 7487  Mountain Home 
Twin Pats Bridge (Bridge) Duchesne County, UT 4 mi. NW 7582  Lake Fork Mountain 
Crystal Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 3.9 mi. NE   Burnt Mill Spring 
Beaver Dam Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 4.1 mi. NW 7582  Lake Fork Mountain 
Lateral Number 2 (Canal) Duchesne County, UT 4.7 mi. S 7189  Mountain Home 
Crystal Creek Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 8035  Burnt Mill Spring 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum heracleoides  Nutt.

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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