Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 18137 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum brevicaule Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. laxifolium (Torr. & Gray) Reveal
Common name   loose-leaf wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
Steve Hegji   0294  
Coll. Date 28 June 2014 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality along FR051;
     Elev.: 7154 ft. (2181 m.)
Habitat Notes depauperate road cut, fine greenish shale. 
Latitude Longitude 40° 4'  54.71" N, 111° 16'  48.95" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum brevicaule var. laxifolium (Torr. & Gray) Reveal

     Eriogonum brevicaule var. nanum (Reveal) Welsh
     Eriogonum brevicaule var. promiscuum Welsh
     Eriogonum chrysocephalum Gray
     Eriogonum chrysocephalum ssp. bannockense S. Stokes
     Eriogonum grayi Reveal
     Eriogonum nanum Reveal
     Eriogonum nudicaule ssp. angustum (M.E. Jones) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum nudicaule ssp. pumilum (S. Stokes) S. Stokes

Common Name(s): goldenball eriogonum, shortstem buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=195430, click for more information and references)

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

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.
18136 Galium boreale      "northern bedstraw" 892 ft. NW

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Second Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S 7533  Rays Valley 
Rays Valley (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 7153  Rays Valley 
Third Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 8170  Rays Valley 
Fourth Water Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
First Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. S 7487  Rays Valley 
Third Water Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
First Water Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SW   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Second Water Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SW   Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Fourth Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. NE 8232  Rays Valley 
First Water Cabin (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. S 7402  Rays Valley 
First Water Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. S 7477  Rays Valley 
Oak Spring Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. SW   Rays Valley 
Fifth Water Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.4 mi. N 8019  Two Tom Hill 
Uinta National Forest (Forest) Salt Lake County, UT 3.4 mi. NE 7907  Two Tom Hill 
Fifth Water (Summit) Utah County, UT 3.7 mi. N 8291  Two Tom Hill 
Tanner Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 6493  Rays Valley 
Jocks Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Rays Valley 
Indian Spring (Spring) Wasatch County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 8025  Strawberry Reservoir SW 
Fifth Water Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. W   Strawberry Reservoir NW 
Miller Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 7891  Rays Valley 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum brevicaule  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+brevicaule

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