Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 17987 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. simpsonii (Benth.) Reveal
Common name   Simpson's wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1856  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 13 August 2010 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Kane County
Locality Kanab Creek, along dirt road near the mouth of John R Canyon.
     Elev.: 5220 ft. (1591 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 8'  44.6" N, 112° 32'  18" 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: L3bS4. 

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum microthecum var. simpsonii (Benth.) Reveal

     Eriogonum microthecum var. foliosum (Torr. & Gray) Reveal
     Eriogonum microthecum var. friscanum (M.E. Jones) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum microthecum ssp. intermedium S. Stokes
     Eriogonum microthecum var. macdougalii (Gandog.) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum simpsonii Benth.

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195533, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05430 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. albula   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.6 mi. SE
05169 Cardamine breweri      "Brewer's bittercress" 1487 ft. S
05869 Coryphantha vivipara      "common foxtail cactus" 1487 ft. S
05171 Dimorphocarpa wislizeni      "Wislizen's spectacle pod" 1487 ft. S
05168 Lepidium densiflorum  var. densiflorum   "common peppercress" 1487 ft. S
05091 Ranunculus sceleratus  var. multifidus   "blister buttercup" 1487 ft. S
17986 Salix       "willow" same section
05170 Salix boothii      "Booth's willow" 1487 ft. S
17985 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" same section
17984 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" same section
17983 Salix lucida      "shining willow" same section
05070 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  1487 ft. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
John R Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 641 ft. NE   Cutler Point 
Big Lake (Lake) Kane County, UT 0.9 mi. N 5345  White Tower 
Brown Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 0.9 mi. NE   Bald Knoll 
John R Flat (Flat) Kane County, UT 1.6 mi. E 5807  White Tower 
Three Lakes (Lake) Kane County, UT 1.7 mi. W 5509  White Tower 
Red Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.2 mi. N   White Tower 
West Fork Three Lakes Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 1.8 mi. W   White Tower 
Three Lakes Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.5 mi. S   White Tower 
Cave Lakes Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Kanab 
Tiny Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.3 mi. S   Kanab 
North Fork Hog Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Thompson Point 
The Sand Hills (Summit) Kane County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 5925  White Tower 
Hog Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. S   Thompson Point 
Dinosaur Tracks (Locale) Kane County, UT 4.8 mi. S 5607  Kanab 
White Tower (Summit) Kane County, UT 4.9 mi. N 5840  White Tower 
Trail Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 5 mi. S   Kanab 
South Fork Hog Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.6 mi. SE   Thompson Point 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Kanab 
Dry Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 5.3 mi. S 5666  Kanab 
Hog Canyon Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 5824  Thompson Point 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum microthecum  Nutt.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Eriogonum+microthecum

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