Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15234 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum nummulare M.E. Jones
Common name   money wild buckwheat
Barry Nielsen   17  
Coll. Date 01 September 2008 
United States
Juab County
Locality Little Sahara Sand Dunes Recreation Area, in sand dunes ca. 2 miles NW of the campground;
     Elev.: 5192 ft. (1583 m.)
Habitat Notes sagebrush-sand dune desert 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 39° 43'  10.02" N, 112° 22'  32.22" 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 nummulare M.E. Jones

     Eriogonum dudleyanum S. Stokes
     Eriogonum kearneyi Tidestrom
     Eriogonum kearneyi ssp. monoense (S. Stokes) Munz ex Reveal
     Eriogonum kearneyi var. monoense (S. Stokes) Reveal
     Eriogonum nodosum var. kearneyi (Tidestrom) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum nodosum ssp. monoense S. Stokes

Common Name(s): Kearney's buckwheat, money buckwheat, money wild buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21207, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05613as1.jpg 
specimen image: 13139s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15233 Atriplex canescens  var. gigantea   "four-winged saltbush" 46 ft. N
14963 Atriplex canescens  var. gigantea   "four-winged saltbush" 1412 ft. E
14964 Eriogonum nummulare      "money wild buckwheat" 1412 ft. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Sahara National Recreation Area (Park) Juab County, UT 1 mi. S 5105  Tanner Creek Narrows 
Jericho Wash (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Maple Peak 
Oasis Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 5066  Tanner Creek Narrows 
Sahara Sand Dunes Heliport (Airport) Juab County, UT 2.7 mi. SE 5102  Tanner Creek Narrows 
White Sand Dunes (Area) Juab County, UT 3.6 mi. S 4954  Lynndyl NW 
White Sands Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 5351  Tanner Creek Narrows 
Jericho Campground (Locale) Juab County, UT 3.7 mi. E 5240  Tanner Creek Narrows 
Indian Springs (Spring) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. N 5450  Cherry Creek 
Rockwell Ranch (Locale) Juab County, UT 4.5 mi. NW 5151  Cherry Creek 
Black Mountains (Summit) Juab County, UT 4.7 mi. SE 5660  Tanner Creek Narrows 
Champlin (Populated Place) Juab County, UT 6.1 mi. SE 4974  Tanner Creek Narrows 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum nummulare  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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