Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00694 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum bicolor M.E. Jones
Common name   pretty wild buckwheat
R. Collins   1390  
Coll. Date 05 May 1989 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Tidwell draw, small hilly area.
     Elev.: 5000 ft. (1524 m.)
Habitat Notes soils derived from the summerville, Morrison Formation 
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 39° 2'  22" N, 110° 23'  29" W
Township Range T20S, R14E, Sec. 31  
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).


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

     Eriogonum bicolor M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): pretty buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21078, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Eriogonum
                                        Species: Eriogonum bicolor


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00694s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02031s1.jpg 
specimen image: 02876s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04082s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05554s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08344s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09584s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10362s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10383s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10469s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09993 Erioneuron pilosum      "hairy woolly grass" 1.4 mi. S
00713 Sclerocactus whipplei      "Whipple's fishhook cactus" same section
10043 Sphaeralcea psoraloides      "scurfpea globemallow" 1.4 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Smith Cabin (Locale) Emery County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 4574  Mexican Mountain 
Trail Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. E 4400  Desert 
Calf Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. N 4889  Mexican Mountain 
Nates Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3 mi. W   Devils Hole 
Spring Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. SW   Devils Hole 
Mexican Bend (Bend) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. SW 4557  Mexican Mountain 
Camp Vinero (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. S 4570  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Tidwell Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. S   Mexican Mountain 
Thompsons Hole (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. S   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Mexican Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. SW 6227  Mexican Mountain 
Swazys Leap (Cliff) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. SW 4712  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Desert (Populated Place) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. NE 4498  Desert 
Sulphur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 5.5 mi. SW 4334  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulfur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 5.6 mi. SW 4328  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Rio Grande Well (Well) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 4508  Desert 
Lower Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.9 mi. SW   Spotted Wolf Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum bicolor  M.E. Jones

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

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