Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07776 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum racemosum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. racemosum 
Common name   redroot wild buckwheat
J.G. Harris   3139  
Coll. Date 31 July 2002 
United States
Millard County
Locality Canyon Mountains, ca 1.5 km NW of Williams Peak.
     Elev.: 8790 ft. (2680 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky ledges, outcrops. 
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° 18'  19" N, 112° 12'  26" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Eriogonum racemosum var. racemosum Nutt.

Common Name(s):.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531437, click for more information and references)

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


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.
06523 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 2212 ft. SW
06529 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" 2212 ft. SW
06245 Arenaria macradenia  var. macradenia   "desert sandwort" 2 mi. SW
06257 Artemisia arbuscula      "low sagebrush" 2 mi. SW
06250 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 2 mi. SW
06255 Astragalus piutensis      "Marysvale milkvetch" 2 mi. SW
06525 Boechera holboellii  var. secunda  2212 ft. SW
06527 Carex dioica  var. gynocrates  2212 ft. SW
06517 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 2212 ft. SW
06256 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" 2 mi. SW
06265 Ceanothus martinii      "Martin's ceanothus" 2 mi. SW
06266 Cercocarpus ledifolius      "curl-leaf mountain mahogany" 2 mi. SW
06516 Delphinium nuttallianum      "meadow larkspur" 2212 ft. SW
10959 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 1243 ft. W
06519 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 2212 ft. SW
06268 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" 2 mi. SW
06518 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" 2212 ft. SW
06520 Erigeron nauseosus      "Marysvale fleabane" 2212 ft. SW
06253 Erigeron nauseosus      "Marysvale fleabane" 2 mi. SW
06261 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 2 mi. SW
06528 Eriogonum heracleoides      "parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat" 2212 ft. SW
06260 Eriogonum spathulatum  var. spathulatum   "spoon-leaf wild buckwheat" 2 mi. SW
06264 Gayophytum decipiens      "deceptive groundsmoke" 2 mi. SW
06249 Heuchera rubescens  var. rubescens   "pink alumroot" 2 mi. SW
06252 Holodiscus dumosus      "mountainspray" 2 mi. SW
06258 Lepidium montanum  var. heterophyllum   "entire-leaved pepper-grass" 2 mi. SW
06251 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" 2 mi. SW
06247 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 2 mi. SW
06514 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 2212 ft. SW
10958 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" 1243 ft. W
06246 Penstemon leonardii  var. leonardii   "Leonard's beardtongue" 2 mi. SW
06254 Petradoria pumila  var. pumila   "common rock goldenrod" 2 mi. SW
06526 Poa arctica  subsp. aperta   "arctic bluegrass" 2212 ft. SW
10957 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 1243 ft. W
06515 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pusilla   "Tushar sticky cinquefoil" 2212 ft. SW
06262 Pseudoroegneria spicata  subsp. spicata   "bluebunch wheatgrass" 2 mi. SW
06248 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" 2 mi. SW
06522 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 2212 ft. SW
06521 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 2212 ft. SW
06263 Silene douglasii      "Douglas's catchfly" 2 mi. SW
06524 Thelypodium sagittatum  var. sagittatum   "arrow thelypody" 2212 ft. SW
06513 Viola purpurea  var. venosa  2212 ft. SW
07778 Woodsia oregana      "Oregon cliff fern" same section
06387 Woodsia oregana      "Oregon cliff fern" 2212 ft. SW
07777 Zauschneria latifolia  var. garrettii  same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Williams Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 8908  Williams Peak 
Bear Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.4 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Prouse Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.4 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Rough Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Upper Quaking Asp Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Williams Peak 
John Williams Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Williams Peak 
Rattlesnake Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Williams Peak 
Rogers Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Williams Peak 
Yance Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2 mi. E   Williams Peak 
Ox Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Little Long Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. SE   Williams Peak 
Hardscrabble Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. NE   Williams Peak 
Partridge Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. NW 8790  Williams Peak 
Roger Hollow (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.4 mi. W   Williams Peak 
Lyman Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.3 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Bowens Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. N   Williams Peak 
Radford Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Fool Creek Peak 
Platnation Flat Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. N 6592  Williams Peak 
Little Creek Campground (Locale) Millard County, UT 3.8 mi. N 7156  Williams Peak 
South Walker Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Williams Peak 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum racemosum  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

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