Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10875 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaePolygonaceaePolygonaceae  
Species Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. laxiflorum Hook.
Common name   Great Basin wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4636  
Coll. Date 08 July 2005 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah County
Locality Oquirrh Mountains, West Canyon.
     Elev.: 5787 ft. (1764 m.)
Habitat Notes Hillside above stream, two year old burn area, grass-forb community. 
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 40° 24'  30" N, 112° 6'  12" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum microthecum var. laxiflorum Hook.

     Eriogonum microthecum ssp. confertiflorum (Benth.) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum microthecum var. confertiflorum (Benth.) Torr. & Gray
     Eriogonum microthecum ssp. laxiflorum (Hook.) S. Stokes

Common Name(s): slender buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528009, 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. laxiflorum
                                                

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.
10709 Antennaria parvifolia      "small-leaf pussytoes" same section
10710 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" same section
10711 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
15241 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" 1892 ft. SW
10721 Phoradendron juniperinum      "juniper mistletoe" same section
15240 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 1702 ft. SW
15242 Quercus gambelii      "Gambel oak" 1761 ft. SW
10722 Rumex occidentalis     same section
15305 Senecio       "ragwort" 1.2 mi. SW
10712 Solanum rostratum      "buffalobur nightshade" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
West Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 618 ft. SE   Lowe Peak 
Left Fork West Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 618 ft. SE   Lowe Peak 
Willow Patch (Bar) Utah County, UT 1 mi. N 6247  Tickville Spring 
City Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Cedar Grove (Woods) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 5509  Tickville Spring 
Bone Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. W   Lowe Peak 
Oak Springs Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E   Tickville Spring 
Sheps Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N 6929  Tickville Spring 
Long Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2 mi. S 6198  Tickville Spring 
Oak Springs (Spring) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 5958  Tickville Spring 
Fivemile Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Lowe Peak 
Oak Grove (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 6208  Lowe Peak 
Cedar Fort Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. S 5371  Tickville Spring 
Fourmile Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Mercur 
Cedar Valley (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. E   Allens Ranch 
Bald Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 7468  Lowe Peak 
Iron Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Farmers Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW 6113  Lowe Peak 
Monkins Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NW   Lowe Peak 
Rose Canyon Spring (Spring) Salt Lake County, UT 2.8 mi. N 6103  Tickville Spring 

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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