Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17949 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum wrightii Torr. ex Benth.
Common name   bastardsage
R. Van Buren   1818  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 17 May 2010 
United States
Washington County
Locality Bull Valley Mountains, Veyo-Shoal Creek Road (FR006), S of junction with FR871.
     Elev.: 6014 ft. (1833 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 25'  56.7" N, 113° 48'  55.7" 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: L11S1. 


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.
11460 Agoseris glauca  var. laciniata   "Arizona mountain dandelion" same section
11476 Anemone multifida      "Pacific windflower" same section
11472 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
11464 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" same section
11473 Balsamorhiza sagittata      "arrow-leaf balsamroot" same section
11455 Boechera holboellii  var. secunda  same section
11479 Castilleja chromosa      "common paintbrush" same section
11462 Chorispora tenella      "crossflower" same section
11457 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
11471 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
11466 Cymopterus purpureus  var. jonesii   "Jones' spring parsley" same section
11474 Descurainia incisa  var. filipes  same section
11465 Eriodictyon angustifolium      "narrow-leaf yerba santa" same section
11461 Eriogonum caespitosum      "matted wild buckwheat" same section
11467 Gilia brecciarum  subsp. brecciarum   "Nevada gilia" same section
11454 Lewisia brachycalyx      "shortsepal lewisia" same section
11456 Lomatium nevadense  var. parishii   "Parish's biscuitroot" same section
11478 Lotus plebeius      "New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil" same section
11470 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" same section
11458 Microsteris gracilis  var. humilior   "slender phlox" same section
11468 Phlox longifolia      "long-leaf phlox" same section
11469 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section
11463 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
11459 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
11475 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bull Valley Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. S 7008  Maple Ridge 
Cove Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 2 mi. S 6808  Maple Ridge 
Pilot Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Hebron 
Willow Spring Draw (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Maple Ridge 
Maple Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 5748  Maple Ridge 
Burnt Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Goldstrike 
Maple Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6277  Maple Ridge 
South Boundary Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. S 5643  Maple Ridge 
Racer Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. E   Maple Ridge 
Bull Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. SW   Goldstrike 
Windy Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. N 6729  Maple Ridge 
The Pinnacles (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. W 6204  Maple Ridge 
Bull Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. E 6355  Maple Ridge 
Grassy Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 4 mi. N 5988  Maple Ridge 
Racer Canyon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. E   Hebron 
White Rocks (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. S 5633  Maple Ridge 
Quail Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. SW 5601  Maple Ridge 
Cedar Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. SE 4964  Gunlock 
Bellas Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E   Central West 
Doc Watson Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. SE 4820  Maple Ridge 


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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