Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15109 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt.
Common name   cushion wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4551a  
Coll. Date 06 June 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Millard County
Locality House Range, E side of Sawtooth Mountain, North Canyon, on slopes of hills N of the road in the canyon, ca. 5.5 miles W of the junction with the rd to Marjum Canyon;
     Elev.: 6795 ft. (2072 m.)
Habitat Notes rock crevices; 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 39° 13'  11.38" N, 113° 20'  42.25" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt.

Common Name(s): cushion buckwheat, cushion wild buckwheat, ovalleaf eriogonum.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21212, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10614 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
10615 Castilleja scabrida  var. barnebyana   "Barneby's paintbrush" same section
10611 Delphinium andersonii      "Anderson's larkspur" same section
10607 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" same section
10612 Lathyrus brachycalyx  var. brachycalyx   "Bonneville sweetpea" same section
10613 Pedicularis centranthera      "dwarf lousewort" same section
10610 Phacelia incana      "hoary scorpionweed" same section
10609 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section
10608 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
10616 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" 4 ft. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
North Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 0.8 mi. E   Notch Peak 
Brown Queen Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. W 7139  Notch Peak 
Marjum Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. N 6273  Marjum Pass 
Orr Ridge (Ridge) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8163  Miller Cove 
Bird Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Notch Peak 
Little Horse Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Miller Cove 
Amasa Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.9 mi. SW   Notch Peak 
Big Horse Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3 mi. SE   Miller Cove 
House Range (Range) Millard County, UT 3.1 mi. W 6946  Notch Peak 
Side Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Miller Cove 
Water Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Notch Peak 
Antelope Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. NW 6703  Notch Peak 
Badlands (Area) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 5978  Miller Cove 
Contact Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4 mi. S   Notch Peak 
Klondike Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 4.2 mi. S 7064  Miller Cove 
The Hermits Cabin (Locale) Millard County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 5571  Notch Peak 
Baldy (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 8488  Notch Peak 
Candland Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.5 mi. SE   Miller Cove 
Middle Range (Range) Millard County, UT 4.9 mi. N 7579  Swasey Peak SW 
Marjum Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.4 mi. W   Marjum Pass 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum ovalifolium  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+ovalifolium

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