Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 03917 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. purpureum (Nutt.) Durand
Common name   purple cushion wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
Coll. Date 11 June 1999 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality 3.9 miles along a dirt road on the N side Highway 73, 5 miles W of the intersection with Redwood Road, across a small stream.
    
Habitat Notes desert shrub, juniper; rocky, hard soil. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 23'  1" N, 111° 59'  40" W
Township Range T5S, R1W, Sec. 18  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum (Nutt.) Dur.

     Eriogonum davisianum S. Stokes
     Eriogonum ovalifolium var. celsum A. Nels.
     Eriogonum ovalifolium var. multiscapum Gandog.
     Eriogonum ovalifolium var. orthocaulon (Small) C.L. Hitchc.

Common Name(s): cushion buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195560, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
03918 Astragalus oophorus  var. caulescens   "pallid egg milkvetch" same section
03919 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
West Canyon Wash (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Tickville Spring 
Cedar Point (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6382  Jordan Narrows 
Cedar Valley Airport (Airport) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 5007  Cedar Fort 
Latimer Point (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. N 6713  Tickville Spring 
Clinton (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4672  Jordan Narrows 
Webb Cedars (Woods) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. S 5000  Saratoga Springs 
Freebairns Ranch (historical) (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 4971  Cedar Fort 
Reformation Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 4 mi. SE   Saratoga Springs 
Eagle Mountain (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 4.8 mi. S 4882  Cedar Fort 
Tickville Gulch (Valley) Utah County, UT 4 mi. SE   Tickville Spring 
Tickville Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 4.6 mi. N 5630  Tickville Spring 
Saratoga Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 4 mi. E 4580  Jordan Narrows 
Gardner Canal (Canal) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. SE 4547  Saratoga Springs 
Camp Williams Heliport (Airport) Utah County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 4954  Jordan Narrows 
Cedar Valley (Valley) Utah County, UT 4.1 mi. W   Allens Ranch 
Camp Williams Airfield (Airport) Utah County, UT 4.7 mi. NE 4892  Jordan Narrows 
Burnt Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 5.1 mi. SE   Saratoga Springs 
Lott Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 5.3 mi. SE   Saratoga Springs 
Beef Hollow (Valley) Salt Lake County, UT 5.4 mi. NE   Jordan Narrows 
Jordan Narrows (Gap) Salt Lake County, UT 5.5 mi. NE 4502  Jordan Narrows 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum ovalifolium  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+ovalifolium

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