Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14814 
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   1516  
   with J. Cooper, K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 05 May 2007 
United States
Washington County
Locality western slope of Beaver Dam Mountains, Castle Cliff vicinity, E side of Old Highway 91;
     Elev.: 3733 ft. (1138 m.)
Habitat Notes S facing slope; 
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° 3'  51.89" N, 113° 53'  15.96" 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: L5S2. 


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.
08387 Agave utahensis      "Utah dwarf century plant" 517 ft. N
05310 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" same section
08958 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 517 ft. N
14286 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 446 ft. N
14459 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" 1803 ft. E
15274 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" same section
05278 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" same section
14283 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" 446 ft. N
14284 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 446 ft. N
05311 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
14794 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 269 ft. NE
05700 Carya illinoinensis      "pecan" 541 ft. N
15711 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera  2.6 mi. SE
08389 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" 517 ft. N
04190 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
05275 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
14795 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 269 ft. NE
17932 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 773 ft. NW
14798 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  269 ft. NE
14808 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 2906 ft. NW
14282 Ericameria paniculata      "Mojave rabbitbrush" 446 ft. N
14797 Lepidium fremontii      "desert peppercress" 269 ft. NE
15712 Lepidium lasiocarpum  var. lasiocarpum  2.6 mi. SE
08385 Lesquerella rectipes      "straight bladderpod" 517 ft. N
08959 Melia azedarach      "Chinaberrytree" 517 ft. N
08305 Neolloydia johnsonii     517 ft. N
16856 Oenothera primiveris      "desert evening primrose" 2491 ft. E
14796 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 269 ft. NE
08960 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 517 ft. N
05279 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
14813 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
05277 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
14285 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 446 ft. N
02667 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.7 mi. SE
02666 Physaria tenella      "Moapa bladderpod" 1.7 mi. SE
05268 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" same section
14281 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" same section
08245 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1197 ft. SE
05309 Psorothamnus polydenius  var. polydenius   "Nevada dalea" same section
15634 Rafinesquia neomexicana     2.6 mi. SE
08386 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 517 ft. N
14457 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1803 ft. E
08957 Senecio douglasii  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 517 ft. N
14793 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 269 ft. NE
05276 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" same section
02668 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1.7 mi. SE
14458 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1803 ft. E
16857 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 2567 ft. E
17931 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" 773 ft. NW
11453 Tridens muticus      "slim tridens" 227 ft. N
05469 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" same section
08388 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" 517 ft. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 836 ft. NE 3862  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 0.7 mi. S 4055  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. NE   Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. S 3140  Castle Cliff 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. N 4544  Castle Cliff 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. S 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. S 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. N 4728  Castle Cliff 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. E 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Utah Hill Summit (Locale) Washington County, UT 4.3 mi. NE 4744  Jarvis Peak 
Sam Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5 mi. N 4685  West Mountain Peak 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4242  Castle Cliff 
Crazy Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.6 mi. N 4580  West Mountain Peak 


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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