Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 03797 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. purpureum (Nutt.) Durand
Common name   purple cushion wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 31 May 1999 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Sevier County
Locality about 1 mile west on dirt road from Annabelle to the Fish Hatchery.
     Elev.: 5500 ft. (1677 m.)
Habitat Notes Foothills, S facing slope, loose sandy soil, desert shrub, juniper, cactus 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 38° 43'  18" N, 112° 0'  26" W
Township Range T24S, R2W, Sec. 15 SE 1/4  
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).

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum (Nutt.) Dur.

     Eriogonum davisianum S. Stokes
     Eriogonum ovalifolium var. celsum A. Nels.
     Eriogonum ovalifolium var. multiscapum Gandog.
     Eriogonum ovalifolium var. orthocaulon (Small) C.L. Hitchc.

Common Name(s): cushion buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195560, 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
                                            Variety: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum
                                                

Images

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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09082 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 18.6 mi. W
14335 Artemisia cana  subsp. viscidula   "silver sagebrush" 18.6 mi. W
15358 Artemisia tridentata      "big sagebrush" 31.8 mi. E
00714 Asclepias cryptoceras  var. cryptoceras   "pallid milkweed" 46.2 mi. W
10107 Astragalus coltonii  var. coltonii   "Colton's milkvetch" 7.5 mi. E
00715 Astragalus praelongus  var. ellisiae   "Ellis' stinking milkvetch" 46.2 mi. W
04228 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  33.1 mi. W
02460 Cirsium scariosum  var. americanum   "meadow thistle" 17.7 mi. W
05298 Cirsium subniveum      "snowy thistle" 4.6 mi. E
09381 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 18.6 mi. W
00706 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" 46.2 mi. W
09379 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" 18.6 mi. W
14334 Eriogonum umbellatum      "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 18.6 mi. W
09378 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 18.6 mi. W
09083 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 18.6 mi. W
09382 Geum triflorum  var. ciliatum   "old man's whiskers" 18.6 mi. W
01241 Linaria vulgaris      "butter and eggs" 18.7 mi. E
07397 Lomatium junceum      "rush biscuitroot" 43.7 mi. W
01193 Penstemon pachyphyllus  var. congestus   "thick-leaf beardtongue" 32.7 mi. W
02458 Penstemon procerus  var. aberrans   "pincushion beardtongue" 17.7 mi. W
14333 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 18.6 mi. W
14332 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" 18.7 mi. W
14336 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 17.6 mi. W
14337 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 17.6 mi. W
09081 Senecio crocatus      "saffron ragwort" 18.6 mi. W
02459 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" 17.7 mi. W
10042 Sphaeralcea psoraloides      "scurfpea globemallow" 43.2 mi. W
05299 Tetradymia glabrata      "little-leaf horsebrush" 4.6 mi. E
04263 Tetradymia spinosa      "shortspine horsebrush" 2.2 mi. NW
09380 Trifolium kingii      "King's clover" 18.6 mi. W

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bull Claim Hill (Summit) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. N 6434  Annabella 
Saul Meadow (Flat) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. E 5922  Water Creek Canyon 
Maple Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. SW   Annabella 
Squeedunk Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Water Creek Canyon 
Water Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. N   Koosharem 
Hepplers Ponds (Lake) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 5282  Annabella 
Water Creek Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Water Creek Canyon 
Rock Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Water Creek Canyon 
Cliff Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.5 mi. SW   Annabella 
Bell Rock Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. SE   Water Creek Canyon 
Annabella Cemetery (Cemetery) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. W 5325  Annabella 
Prattsville Canal (Canal) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. N 5273  Richfield 
Chicken Gulch (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. S   Water Creek Canyon 
Glenwood (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 3 mi. N 5276  Sigurd 
Glenwood Fish Hatchery (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 5509  Sigurd 
Annabella Canal (Canal) Sevier County, UT 2.5 mi. W 5299  Annabella 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. N 5299  Sigurd 
Glenwood Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 5558  Sigurd 
The Circle (Flat) Sevier County, UT 3.3 mi. S 9059  Water Creek Canyon 
Red Butte Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. SW   Annabella 

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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