Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 12828 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum cernuum Nutt.
Infraspecific    var. cernuum 
Common name   nodding wild buckwheat
D.M. Barnes   5736  
Coll. Date 05 June 2007 
United States
Juab County
Locality Utah Highway 132, Furner Ridge, W of Nephi, [East Tintic Mountains, W of Furner Ridge];
     Elev.: 5315 ft. (1620 m.)
Habitat Notes juniper-sage-grass 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 39° 38'  51" N, 112° 6'  3" 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 cernuum var. cernuum Nutt.

     Eriogonum cernuum ssp. tenue (Torr. & Gray) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum cernuum var. tenue Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): nodding buckwheat, nodding wild buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527983, click for more information and references)

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


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.
12831 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
12833 Chaenactis douglasii  var. douglasii   "Douglas' dusty-maiden" same section
12830 Cryptantha humilis      "round-spiked cat's eye" same section
12829 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. ovalifolium   "cushion wild buckwheat" same section
12834 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" same section
12832 Linanthus pungens      "granite prickly phlox" same section
12835 Oenothera cespitosa  var. crinita   "tufted evening primrose" same section
12827 Purshia mexicana      "Mexico cliffrose" same section
12837 Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia      "gooseberry-leaf globemallow" same section
12836 Verbena bracteata      "bigbract verbena" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Tidwell Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 5407  Furner Ridge 
Furner Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Tintic Mountain 
Furner Valley (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Tintic Mountain 
Hole in Rock Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. E 5319  Furner Ridge 
The Holes (Basin) Juab County, UT 2.1 mi. E 5381  Furner Ridge 
Furner Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 3 mi. NE 5640  Furner Ridge 
West Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 3.8 mi. SE 5387  Sage Valley 
Little Sage Valley (Valley) Juab County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Sage Valley 
Dog Valley Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 3.4 mi. E 5407  Furner Ridge 
Irons Reservoir (Reservoir) Juab County, UT 4.4 mi. E 5509  Furner Ridge 
Furner Ridge (Ridge) Juab County, UT 5.2 mi. NE 6139  Furner Ridge 
Sevier Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 5.4 mi. SW   Sage Valley 
Dog Valley Wash (Valley) Juab County, UT 5.4 mi. SW   Furner Ridge 
Soma (Populated Place) Juab County, UT 5.4 mi. SW 4859  Champlin Peak 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum cernuum  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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