Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 14375 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. simpsonii (Benth.) Reveal
Common name   Simpson's wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1603  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 02 August 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Circle Cliffs vicinity, S of Rattlesnake Bench, along the Burr Trail, in Long Canyon, ca. 1 mile NE of the canyon mouth;
     Elev.: 5620 ft. (1713 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 37° 52'  5.64" N, 111° 17'  45.63" 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: L16S1. 

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum microthecum var. simpsonii (Benth.) Reveal

     Eriogonum microthecum var. foliosum (Torr. & Gray) Reveal
     Eriogonum microthecum var. friscanum (M.E. Jones) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum microthecum ssp. intermedium S. Stokes
     Eriogonum microthecum var. macdougalii (Gandog.) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum simpsonii Benth.

Common Name(s): Simpson buckwheat, Simpson's buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195533, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14374 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1425 ft. SE
01296 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 1 mi. NW
14371 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" 1.2 mi. SE
14373 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1425 ft. SE
14367 Ericameria nauseosa  var. arenaria  1.3 mi. SE
14372 Ericameria nauseosa  var. juncea  1.2 mi. SE
14369 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. SE
14368 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. SE
14377 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" same section
01299 Fraxinus anomala      "single-leaf ash" 1 mi. NW
14370 Mahonia fremontii      "Fremont's mahonia" 1.2 mi. SE
09428 Penstemon carnosus      "fleshy beardtongue" 1523 ft. SW
01300 Poliomintha incana      "frosted mint" 1 mi. NW
12545 Psoralidium       "scurfpea" same section
01301 Yucca harrimaniae  var. harrimaniae   "Spanish bayonet" 1 mi. NW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Steep Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Long Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. SW   Lamp Stand 
King Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. S 6211  King Bench 
Water Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Steep Creek Bench 
Rattlesnake Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 6733  Steep Creek Bench 
Steep Creek Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. N 6490  Steep Creek Bench 
Deer Creek Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. W 5814  King Bench 
Hot Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Steep Creek Bench 
The Gulch Outstanding Natural Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. S 5486  King Bench 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. W   Lower Bowns Reservoir 
Egg Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. N   Lamp Stand 
White Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. E   Lamp Stand 
Long Canyon Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 6506  Lamp Stand 
Deer Creek Recreation Area (Area) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 5650  King Bench 
Slickrock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. NW   Steep Creek Bench 
Wolverine Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 5.6 mi. SE 6116  Pioneer Mesa 
Long Neck (Cape) Garfield County, UT 5.9 mi. NW 6985  Steep Creek Bench 
Long Neck Cabin (Locale) Garfield County, UT 6 mi. NW 6982  Steep Creek Bench 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum microthecum  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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Eriogonum+microthecum

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