Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 03765 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum inflatum Torr. & Frem.
Infraspecific    var. inflatum 
Common name   desert trumpet
E. Beddoes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 21 May 1999 
United States
Washington County
Locality 1.3 miles S of E'ola building on Arizona Strip, take western turn off for 1 mile, S side of dirt road.
Habitat Notes Full sun, western slope. 
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° 2'  N, 113° 40'  W
Township Range T43S, R16W, Sec. 20  
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).


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

     Eriogonum inflatum var. inflatum Torr. & Frém.

Common Name(s): desert trumpet, Native American buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195496, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 03765s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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specimen image: 02829s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 03853s2.jpg 
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specimen image: 11358d1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02662 Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus      "goldenhead" 2 mi. N
03764 Baileya pleniradiata      "woolly desert-marigold" same section
02650 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 2 mi. N
02643 Delphinium       "Parish's larkspur" 2 mi. N
00161 Gaillardia pinnatifida      "Hopi blanketflower" 2.3 mi. N
02646 Gaura coccinea      "scarlet beeblossom" 2 mi. N
02663 Krameria       "little-leaf ratany" 2 mi. N
03763 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" same section
02649 Langloisia setosissima      "Great Basin langloisia" 2 mi. N
02660 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 2 mi. N
02647 Mirabilis bigelovii      "Bigelow's desert four o'clock" 2 mi. N
02648 Phacelia pulchella  var. pulchella   "beautiful scorpionweed" 2 mi. N
02661 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 2 mi. N
02645 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 2 mi. N
02644 Xylorhiza tortifolia      "Mojave woody aster" 2 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
West Mountain Valley Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Val Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. SE   White Hills 
First Narrows (Gap) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. S 2497  White Hills 
Big Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. SE 2444  White Hills 
Little Round Valley (Basin) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 2464  White Hills 
Starvation Point (Cape) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. S 2927  White Hills 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Jarvis Peak 
Curly Hollow Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2 mi. E   Jarvis Peak 
Atkinville Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2 mi. E   Saint George 
Atkinville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. E 2503  White Hills 
Red Bluff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. NE 3255  White Hills 
Curley Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 3225  White Hills 
The Gap (Gap) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. N 2923  White Hills 
Black Rock Interchange (Crossing) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. S 2799  Purgatory Canyon 
Starvation Point (Cliff) Mohave County, AZ 3.7 mi. SW 3416  Purgatory Canyon 
State Line Reservoir (Reservoir) Mohave County, AZ 4 mi. S 2694  Purgatory Canyon 
Bloomington Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. NE 2700  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. E 2520  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. E 2523  Saint George 
Stucki Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 3064  White Hills 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum inflatum  Torr. & Frem.

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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