Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17975 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum nummulare M.E. Jones
Common name   money wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1844  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 07 August 2010 
United States
Washington County
Locality E of Gooseberry Mesa, along Utah Highway 59, ca. 5.5 miles W of Hurricane;
     Elev.: 4337 ft. (1322 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 8'  1.2" N, 113° 14'  19.4" 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: L1S1; about 6-7 dm high. 


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

     Eriogonum nummulare M.E. Jones

     Eriogonum dudleyanum S. Stokes
     Eriogonum kearneyi Tidestrom
     Eriogonum kearneyi ssp. monoense (S. Stokes) Munz ex Reveal
     Eriogonum kearneyi var. monoense (S. Stokes) Reveal
     Eriogonum nodosum var. kearneyi (Tidestrom) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum nodosum ssp. monoense S. Stokes

Common Name(s): Kearney's buckwheat, money buckwheat, money wild buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21207, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05613as1.jpg 
specimen image: 13139s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Willow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2718 ft. S 4239  Virgin 
Gould Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4232  Little Creek Mountain 
Gould Ranch (Locale) Washington County, UT 1 mi. W 4137  Hurricane 
Frog Hollow Debris Basin Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. W 4187  The Divide 
Frog Hollow Debris Basin Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. W 4187  The Divide 
Workman Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. W   The Divide 
Mollies Nipple (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. W 4541  Hurricane 
Frog Hollow (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. W   The Divide 
Hurricane Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. N 3521  Hurricane 
Gould Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 4475  The Divide 
Hurricane Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. NW 3547  Hurricane 
Dixie Hot Springs (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N 3091  Hurricane 
Roberts Roost (Park) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 3261  Hurricane 
Chinatown Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. N   Virgin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. NW 3255  Hurricane 
Hurricane School (School) Washington County, UT 4 mi. NW 3251  Hurricane 
Hurricane (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 4 mi. NW 3251  Hurricane 
Quail Lake RV Park (Park) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. NW 3271  Hurricane 
Hurricane Middle School (School) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. NW 3248  Hurricane 
La Verkin Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. N 3396  Hurricane 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum nummulare  M.E. Jones

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

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