Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17951 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum wrightii Torr. ex Benth.
Common name   bastardsage
R. Van Buren   1820  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 17 May 2010 
United States
Washington County
Locality Bull Valley Mountains, Veyo-Shoal Creek Road (FR006), N end of Long Ridge;
     Elev.: 5000 ft. (1524 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 23'  30.3" N, 113° 45'  9.3" 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.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L13S1; in burn area. 


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

     Eriogonum wrightii Torr. ex Benth.

Common Name(s): bastardsage, shrubby buckwheat, Wright's buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21279, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Caryophyllidae
                            Order: Polygonales
                                Family: Polygonaceae
                                    Genus: Eriogonum
                                        Species: Eriogonum wrightii


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 03104s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
17950 Vitis       "grape" 1.6 mi. NE


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Doc Watson Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2843 ft. SW 4820  Maple Ridge 
Cedar Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Maple Ridge 
Cedar Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 4964  Gunlock 
Gardner Draw (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.7 mi. NE   Central West 
Bull Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. N 6355  Maple Ridge 
Cove Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Maple Ridge 
Long Ridge (Ridge) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 4426  Veyo 
Eightmile Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 4597  Gunlock 
Bellas Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N   Central West 
Tobin Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 3.2 mi. S 4469  Gunlock 
South Boundary Trail (Trail) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. W 5643  Maple Ridge 
Racer Canyon Creek (Stream) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. N   Hebron 
Racer Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.6 mi. N   Maple Ridge 
Cove Mountain (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. W 6808  Maple Ridge 
Oak Patch Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SW   Gunlock 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. SW 4600  Gunlock 
Grapevine Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Maple Ridge 
Bull Valley Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 3.5 mi. W 7008  Maple Ridge 
Cactus Flat (Flat) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. S 4200  Gunlock 
Manera Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.4 mi. S   Maple Ridge 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum wrightii  Torr. ex Benth.

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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