Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 17995 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.
Common name   slender wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
R. Van Buren   1864  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 14 August 2010 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Garfield County
Locality Utah Highway 12, NW of the junction with Hole-in-the-Rock Road (BLM Road 200), SE of Big Flat.
     Elev.: 5755 ft. (1754 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 43'  38.8" N, 111° 31'  54.9" 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: L4S1. 

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.

Common Name(s): slender buckwheat, slenderbush buckwheat, slenderbush eriogonum.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21192, 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
                                                                                            

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.
06104 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" same section
06100 Delphinium scaposum      "leafless larkspur" same section
06098 Eriastrum sparsiflorum      "Great Basin woollystar" same section
13599 Hymenoxys cooperi      "Cooper's rubberweed" 1.6 mi. N
06099 Layia glandulosa      "white-daisy tidytips" same section
06103 Lupinus brevicaulis      "shortstem lupine" same section
06101 Oenothera albicaulis      "prairie evening primrose" same section
06102 Psilostrophe sparsiflora      "greenstem paperflower" same section
15477 Streptanthus cordatus      "heart-leaf twistflower" 1.6 mi. N

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Big Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. N 6224  Escalante 
Garfield County (Civil) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 6004  Escalante 
Hole-in-the-Rock Road (Trail) Kane County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 5830  Escalante 
Escalante Municipal Airport (Airport) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. NW 5712  Dave Canyon 
Death Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. N   Roger Peak 
Mamie Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. N   Escalante 
Escalante Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. NW 5811  Escalante 
Alvey Wash (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4 mi. SE   Death Ridge 
Pine Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Jacobs Reservoir 
Cedar Wash Arch (Arch) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. S 5620  Dave Canyon 
Escalante School (School) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. NW 5794  Escalante 
Tenmile Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. SE 5328  Tenmile Flat 
Antone Flat (Flat) Garfield County, UT 5.4 mi. N 6414  Escalante 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. NW 5824  Escalante 
Potato Valley (Basin) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. NW 5817  Escalante 
First Baptist Church (Church) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 5804  Escalante 
Escalante (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 4.8 mi. NW 5814  Escalante 
Escalante High School (School) Garfield County, UT 4.9 mi. NW 5804  Escalante 
Escalante District Ranger Station (Locale) Garfield County, UT 5.1 mi. NW 5850  Escalante 
Sand Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 5.2 mi. NE   Jacobs Reservoir 

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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