Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17896 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum heermannii Durand & Hilg.
Infraspecific    var. sulcatum (S. Watson) Munz & Reveal
Common name   Heermann's wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1765  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 16 April 2010 
United States
Washington County
Locality Gunlock Reservoir Road, ca. 1.2 road miles S of the Gunlock State Park entrance road;
     Elev.: 3484 ft. (1062 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 14'  21.3" N, 113° 46'  41.4" 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: L4S2. 


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

     Eriogonum heermannii var. sulcatum (S. Wats.) Munz & Reveal

     Eriogonum heermannii ssp. sulcatum (S. Wats.) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum sulcatum S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Heermann buckwheat, Heermann's buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527999, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02342s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05595s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11979c1.jpg 
specimen image: 11979d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11979s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14270 Brickellia longifolia      "long-leaf brickellbush" 632 ft. S
10279 Cercis occidentalis     1.2 mi. S
14269 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  632 ft. S
17897 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 612 ft. S
14820 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 1.5 mi. S
14821 Ericameria linearifolia      "narrow-leaf goldenbush" 1.1 mi. S
14824 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1.1 mi. S
14819 Ericameria nauseosa      "rubber rabbitbrush" 1.5 mi. S
14822 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1.1 mi. S
14266 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 632 ft. S
17895 Eriogonum heermannii  var. subspinosum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" same section
14264 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 632 ft. S
14818 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 1.5 mi. S
14263 Lepidium fremontii      "desert peppercress" 632 ft. S
17894 Lotus rigidus      "shrubby deervetch" same section
14823 Lotus rigidus      "shrubby deervetch" 1.1 mi. S
14267 Peucephyllum schottii      "Schott's desert-fir" 632 ft. S
14265 Peucephyllum schottii      "Schott's desert-fir" 632 ft. S
14268 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 632 ft. S
14603 Pinus monophylla      "single-leaf pinyon pine" 664 ft. S
14262 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 1 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Manganese Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1177 ft. N   Gunlock 
Gunlock Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 3717  Shivwits 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. NE 3717  Shivwits 
Gunlock Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. N 3570  Gunlock 
Gunlock Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 0.9 mi. N 3603  Gunlock 
Gunlock State Park (Park) Washington County, UT 1 mi. N 3609  Gunlock 
Sand Cove Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. N   Santa Clara 
Miners Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Gunlock 
Pahcoon Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S   Gunlock 
Limekiln Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Gunlock 
Pahcoon Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. W 3773  Shivwits 
Shem (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. S 3297  Shivwits 
Gunlock (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. N 3658  Gunlock 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 3671  Gunlock 
Gunlock Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. N 3681  Gunlock 
Lower Sand Cove Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 4082  Veyo 
Lower Sand Cove Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. NE 4082  Veyo 
Camp Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. S 3452  Shivwits 
Shivwits (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. S 3202  Shivwits 
Tobin Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. N   Maple Ridge 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum heermannii  Durand & Hilg.

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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