Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 04060 
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)
J.G. Harris   2444  
   with D.V. Axford
Coll. Date 13 May 1992 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, along the road to Swazey's Leap, on the southern slopes of Mexican Mountain;
     Elev.: 5396 ft. (1645 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy 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 38° 58'  59" N, 110° 31'  14" W
Township Range T21S, R13E, Sec. 20  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

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.
04061 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" same section
04062 Opuntia polyacantha  var. polyacantha   "hairspine pricklypear" same section
04059 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" same section
04034 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Indian Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 1.9 mi. N 5364  Devils Hole 
Drowneded Hole Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Drowned Hole Draw 
Jackass Benches (Bench) Emery County, UT 2 mi. SE 5771  Drowned Hole Draw 
Drowned Hole (Basin) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 5962  Drowned Hole Draw 
Black Dragon Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3 mi. S 6008  Drowned Hole Draw 
Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Devils Hole 
Mexican Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 6227  Mexican Mountain 
Swazys Leap (Cliff) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. E 4712  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Leanhart Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. NW   Devils Hole 
Lockhart Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. NW   Devils Hole 
Lockhart Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. NW   Drowned Hole Draw 
Jackass Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 6155  Drowned Hole Draw 
Lower Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.6 mi. E   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Rattlesnake Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.4 mi. SW 6368  Drowned Hole Draw 
Sulphur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. E 4334  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulfur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. E 4328  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Rattlesnake Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. S 6434  Drowned Hole Draw 
Wilson Hole (Basin) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. W 6047  Drowned Hole Draw 
White Horse Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. NW   Devils Hole 
Mexican Bend (Bend) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 4557  Mexican Mountain 

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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