Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17944 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum wrightii Torr. ex Benth.
Common name   bastardsage
R. Van Buren   1813  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 17 May 2010 
United States
Iron County
Locality Bull Valley Mountains, hills W of Shoal Creek, ca. 13 miles W of Enterprise.
     Elev.: 5879 ft. (1792 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 36'  20.2" N, 113° 55'  39.4" 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: L2S1. 


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

     Eriogonum wrightii Torr. ex Benth.

Common Name(s): bastardsage, shrubby buckwheat, Wright's buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21279, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03104s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17945 Eriogonum caespitosum      "matted wild buckwheat" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Terry Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2527 ft. E 5791  Water Canyon Peak 
Nephi Draw (Valley) Iron County, UT 1 mi. NE   Mount Escalante 
Indian Draw (Valley) Iron County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Mount Escalante 
Nephi Spring (Spring) Iron County, UT 1.3 mi. N 5765  Water Canyon Peak 
Horse Canyon (Valley) Iron County, UT 1.2 mi. NE   Mount Escalante 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Mount Escalante 
Telegraph Draw (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.7 mi. NW   Mount Escalante 
White Rocks Wash (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Pine Park 
Parker Canyon Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 6050  Water Canyon Peak 
Rock Hole Wash (Valley) Iron County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Water Canyon Peak 
Open Ridge Draw (Valley) Iron County, UT 3 mi. NW   Uvada 
Parker Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. SE   Water Canyon Peak 
Studhorse Draw (Valley) Iron County, UT 3.1 mi. NW   Uvada 
Rock Hole Corral (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. W 6004  Water Canyon Peak 
Red Pond (Lake) Washington County, UT 4 mi. S 6139  Water Canyon Peak 
Water Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 4 mi. S   Water Canyon Peak 
Big Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 6329  Water Canyon Peak 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Iron County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Water Canyon Peak 
Pine Park Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 6293  Water Canyon Peak 
Green Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. S 6503  Water Canyon Peak 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum wrightii  Torr. ex Benth.

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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