Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09584 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum bicolor M.E. Jones
Common name   pretty wild buckwheat
Donna M. Barnes   3982  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 01 June 2004 
United States
Wayne County
Locality Cathedral Valley Overlook road, ca. 5 miles NW of Hwy 24, [North Blue Flats, along Hartnet Road, ca. 3.5 road miles N of the junction with Utah Highway 24];
     Elev.: 4995 ft. (1523 m.)
Habitat Notes desert shrub community; pebbly 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° 18'  4" N, 111° 5'  33" 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.


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: 09584s1.jpg

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

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09580 Asclepias labriformis      "Utah milkweed" 1.6 mi. N
09578 Atriplex corrugata      "mat saltbush" 1.6 mi. N
09575 Camissonia eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's suncup" 1.6 mi. N
09577 Cleomella palmeriana      "Rocky Mountain stickweed" 1.6 mi. N
09581 Distichlis spicata      "saltgrass" 1.6 mi. N
09579 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" 1.6 mi. N
09582 Helianthus petiolaris  subsp. fallax   "prairie sunflower" same section
09583 Tetradymia glabrata      "little-leaf horsebrush" same section
09576 Townsendia annua      "annual Townsend-daisy" 1.6 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pleasant Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 1.8 mi. S   Deer Creek Lake 
Aldrich (Locale) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4843  Caineville 
River Ford (Locale) Wayne County, UT 1.9 mi. S 4817  Caineville 
Red Desert (Plain) Wayne County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 4922  Caineville 
North Blue Flats (Flat) Wayne County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 5066  Caineville 
Caineville Reef (Cliff) Wayne County, UT 2.9 mi. E 4715  Caineville 
Deep Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3 mi. W   Flat Top 
Blue Flats (Flat) Wayne County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 4918  Caineville 
Sandy Creek (Stream) Wayne County, UT 3.1 mi. E   Bitter Creek Divide 
Notom (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 4.9 mi. S 5233  Notom 
Caineville Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 4.4 mi. NE   Caine Springs 
Caineville (Populated Place) Wayne County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 4600  Caineville 
Capitol Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Grover 
Waterpocket Canyon (Valley) Wayne County, UT 5.9 mi. S   Golden Throne 
Waterpocket Fold (Cliff) Wayne County, UT 5.4 mi. SW 5732  Golden Throne 
Dry Wash (Valley) Wayne County, UT 6.2 mi. NW   Fruita NW 


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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