Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03104 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum wrightii Torr. ex Benth.
Infraspecific    var. membranaceum S. Stokes ex Jeps.
Common name   bastardsage
D. Carter   s.n.  
Coll. Date 13 November 1998 
United States
Inyo County
Locality Sierra Neveda Range, off the road at the trail head of Mt. Whitney.
     Elev.: 9500 ft. (2896 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon, fir, Jeffery pine community, snow on ground. 
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 36° 48'  17" N, 118° 16'  55" W
Township Range T13S, R34E  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Eriogonum wrightii var. membranaceum S. Stokes ex Jepson

     Eriogonum wrightii ssp. membranaceum (S. Stokes ex Jepson) S. Stokes

Common Name(s): bastardsage.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528027, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03104s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03108 Chamaebatiaria millefolium      "fernbush" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Parker Ranch (Locale) Inyo County, CA 0.8 mi. NE 5171  Kearsarge Peak 
Boron Springs (Spring) Inyo County, CA 1.1 mi. SE 5217  Kearsarge Peak 
Tub Springs (Spring) Inyo County, CA 1.1 mi. W 6352  Kearsarge Peak 
Sardine Canyon (Valley) Inyo County, CA 1.1 mi. W   Kearsarge Peak 
Seven Pines (Populated Place) Inyo County, CA 1.5 mi. SW 6198  Kearsarge Peak 
Declaration Mine (Mine) Inyo County, CA 1.5 mi. NE 4826  Kearsarge Peak 
Grays Meadow Campground (Locale) Inyo County, CA 1.6 mi. S 6011  Kearsarge Peak 
Grays Meadow (Flat) Inyo County, CA 1.7 mi. S 5962  Kearsarge Peak 
Lower Grays Meadow (Flat) Inyo County, CA 1.8 mi. S 5722  Kearsarge Peak 
Lime Canyon (Valley) Inyo County, CA 1.8 mi. S   Kearsarge Peak 
Pinyon Creek (Stream) Inyo County, CA 2 mi. S   Mount Williamson 
Charlie Canyon (Valley) Inyo County, CA 2.2 mi. NW   Kearsarge Peak 
Oak Creek Campground (Locale) Inyo County, CA 2.7 mi. N 5158  Kearsarge Peak 
Little Onion (Basin) Inyo County, CA 2.3 mi. W 7786  Kearsarge Peak 
South Fork Oak Creek (Stream) Inyo County, CA 2.5 mi. NE   Mount Clarence King 
North Fork Oak Creek (Stream) Inyo County, CA 2.6 mi. NE   Mount Clarence King 
Mount Whitney Fish Hatchery (Locale) Inyo County, CA 2.8 mi. NE 4285  Independence 
Kearsarge Group (Mine) Inyo County, CA 2.8 mi. SW 9072  Kearsarge Peak 
Virginia Group (Mine) Inyo County, CA 2.9 mi. SW 9564  Kearsarge Peak 
McGann Springs (Spring) Inyo County, CA 3.4 mi. N 5775  Kearsarge Peak 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum wrightii  Torr. ex Benth.

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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