Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

Accession # 03938 
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)
D.M. Barnes   s.n.  
  [no date]  
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Sevier County
Locality Clear Creek canyon, Mud Spring Hollow.
     Elev.: 7174 ft. (2187 m.)
Habitat Notes dry slick rock area, sandy soil; juniper, desert shrub. 
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 38° 35'  38" N, 112° 26'  43" W
Township Range T25S, R5W, Sec. 27  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
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 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

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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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.
03863 Allium nevadense      "Nevada wild onion" 1 mi. E
03868 Cleome serrulata  var. serrulata  1 mi. E
03867 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 1 mi. E
03862 Cryptantha cinerea  var. cinerea   "ashy James' cat's eye" 1 mi. E
03861 Eremogone ferrisiae      "Ferris' sandwort" 1 mi. E
03871 Erigeron divergens  var. divergens   "spreading fleabane daisy" 1 mi. E
03865 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" 1 mi. E
03870 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. cinereus   "common woollywhite" 1 mi. E
03866 Penstemon comarrhenus      "dusty beardtongue" 1 mi. E
03872 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1 mi. E
04287 Plectritis macrocera      "longhorn plectritis" 1 mi. E
03864 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 1 mi. E

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Shingle Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. S   Pole Mountain 
Shingle Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 1 mi. S   Pole Mountain 
Mud Spring Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Trail Mountain 
Devils Dance Floor (Flat) Sevier County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7205  Trail Mountain 
Trail Mountain Hollow (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Trail Mountain 
Long Valley (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Trail Mountain 
Trail Mountain (Summit) Sevier County, UT 2.2 mi. N 6851  Trail Mountain 
Shingle Creek Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2 mi. SW 6749  Trail Mountain 
Birch Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Red Ridge 
Three Creeks Reservoir (Reservoir) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. N 6828  Red Ridge 
Three Creeks Dam (Dam) Sevier County, UT 2.3 mi. N 6828  Red Ridge 
Fish Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Mount Belknap 
Magpie Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Red Ridge 
North Fork Three Creeks (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Red Ridge 
Snow Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. SW   Cove Fort 
North Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 3.2 mi. N   Red Ridge 
Three Creeks (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2.6 mi. E   Trail Mountain 
Pavant Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 3.5 mi. N 6910  Red Ridge 
Pahvant Guard Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 3.6 mi. N 6897  Red Ridge 
North Cedars (Woods) Sevier County, UT 3.1 mi. SE 6939  Trail Mountain 

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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