Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14382 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum bicolor M.E. Jones
Common name   pretty wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1573  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 02 August 2005 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Circle Cliffs vicinity, W side of the Burr Trail, ca. 0.5 mile S of the junction of the Wolverine Loop Road;
     Elev.: 5931 ft. (1808 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community; 
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° 55'  7.26" N, 111° 12'  52.98" 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: L20S2. 


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

     Eriogonum bicolor M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): pretty buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21078, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 14382s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 10469s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14380 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  2270 ft. NE
01390 Datura wrightii      "sacred thorn-apple" same section
14383 Ericameria       "rabbitbrush" same section
14386 Ericameria nauseosa  var. juncea  1.2 mi. W
14384 Fallugia paradoxa      "Apache plume" 2612 ft. SW
14385 Gutierrezia microcephala      "matchweed" 2612 ft. SW
14381 Stephanomeria pauciflora      "brownplume wirelettuce" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Long Canyon Overlook (Locale) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. W 6506  Lamp Stand 
White Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Lamp Stand 
The Flats (Flat) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. N 6247  Lamp Stand 
Egg Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Lamp Stand 
Rattlesnake Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. W 6733  Steep Creek Bench 
Water Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. W   Steep Creek Bench 
Lamanite Arch (Arch) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. NW 6864  Steep Creek Bench 
White Canyon Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. E 6519  Lamp Stand 
Impossible Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. NW 7573  Steep Creek Bench 
Lamp Stand (Summit) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. NE 6569  Lamp Stand 
Indian Gulch (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.7 mi. N   Bear Canyon 
Stair Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5.8 mi. N   Lower Bowns Reservoir 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum bicolor  M.E. Jones

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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