Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14452 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum heermannii Durand & Hilg.
Infraspecific    var. sulcatum (S. Watson) Munz & Reveal
Common name   Heermann's wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1188  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 October 2005 
United States
Washington County
Locality Santa Clara Bench, along Dry Wash, Ivins vicinity, E of Kayenta Parkway & N of Utah Highway 8;
     Elev.: 2985 ft. (910 m.)
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 37° 11'  35.94" N, 113° 41'  46.5" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: s.n. 


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

     Eriogonum heermannii var. sulcatum (S. Wats.) Munz & Reveal

     Eriogonum heermannii ssp. sulcatum (S. Wats.) S. Stokes
     Eriogonum sulcatum S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Heermann buckwheat, Heermann's buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527999, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02342s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05595s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11979c1.jpg 
specimen image: 11979d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11979s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17911 Acamptopappus       "goldenhead" 1.6 mi. SE
17912 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" 1.6 mi. SE
02963 Cuscuta denticulata      "desert dodder" 1.2 mi. SE
17910 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 1.6 mi. SE
14451 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. glutinosum   "sticky wild buckwheat" same section
02966 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1.2 mi. SE
17914 Gutierrezia       "snakeweed" 1.6 mi. SE
05589 Heliotropium curassavicum  var. oculatum   "seaside heliotrope" 1.9 mi. S
05594 Heterotheca subaxillaris      "camphorweed" 1.9 mi. S
15216 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1.8 mi. SW
02967 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 1.2 mi. SE
02946 Penstemon ambiguus  var. laevissimus   "shrubby sand beardtongue" 1.2 mi. SE
02995 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 1.2 mi. SE
17913 Psorothamnus fremontii      "Fremont's dalea" 1.6 mi. SE
05588 Tidestromia oblongifolia      "Arizona honeysweet" 1.9 mi. S
02947 Viguiera multiflora  var. nevadensis   "Nevada goldeneye" 1.2 mi. SE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Upper Santa Clara Bench Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2761 ft. SW 3212  Santa Clara 
Hellhole (Basin) Washington County, UT 1 mi. N 3429  Santa Clara 
Ivins Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 3094  Santa Clara 
Ivins Bench Reservoir (Reservoir) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 3087  Santa Clara 
Ivins Bench Dam (Dam) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 3087  Santa Clara 
Santa Clara Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. W 3281  Santa Clara 
Dry Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. S   Santa Clara 
Red Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 2 mi. N 4705  Santa Clara 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 3081  Santa Clara 
Ivins (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 3081  Santa Clara 
Lower Santa Clara Bench Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. S 3035  Santa Clara 
Land Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. S 3268  Santa Clara 
Snow Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Veyo 
Wittwer Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. S   Shivwits 
Snow Canyon Campground (Locale) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. E 3370  Santa Clara 
North Black Rocks (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.3 mi. SE 3068  Santa Clara 
Santa Clara City Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 4 mi. S 2927  Santa Clara 
Shivwits (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. W 3202  Shivwits 
Graveyard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. S   Santa Clara 
Snow Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. E 3284  Santa Clara 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum heermannii  Durand & Hilg.

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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