Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01273 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum heracleoides Nutt.
Common name   parsnip-flowered wild buckwheat
D. Wright   s.n.  
Coll. Date 21 September 1996 
United States
Duchesne County
Locality just on the side of the road about 10 miles S of Moon Lake.
Habitat Notes cool desert shrub community; with a lot of rabbit brush, sagebrush at somewhat higher elevation. 
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° 33'  17" N, 110° 26'  12" W
Township Range T2N, R5W  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Eriogonum heracleoides Nutt.

Common Name(s): parsnipflower buckwheat, Wyeth eriogonum, Wyeth's buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21150, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01273s1.jpg

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.
01277 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" same section
01279 Yucca harrimaniae  var. harrimaniae   "Spanish bayonet" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Transfer Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 0.8 mi. E 9617  Lake Fork Mountain 
Mackentire Draw (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. S   Lake Fork Mountain 
Fisher Ranch (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 1.6 mi. S 7596  Lake Fork Mountain 
Lake Fork Corral (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 2 mi. S 7566  Lake Fork Mountain 
Lake Fork Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 1.8 mi. N 10896  Lake Fork Mountain 
Flea Flat (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 1.8 mi. E 10634  Lake Fork Mountain 
Mill Park (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 2.2 mi. N 10319  Lake Fork Mountain 
Beaver Dam Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7582  Lake Fork Mountain 
Twin Pats Bridge (Bridge) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7582  Lake Fork Mountain 
Bear Park (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 2 mi. NE 10470  Lake Fork Mountain 
Mule Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Lake Fork Mountain 
Upper Moon Lake Canal Bridge (Bridge) Duchesne County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 7684  Lake Fork Mountain 
Raspberry Draw (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 2 mi. W   Lake Fork Mountain 
Fish Creek National Recreation Trail (Trail) Duchesne County, UT 2.4 mi. N 10017  Lake Fork Mountain 
Mill Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 2.6 mi. N 10096  Lake Fork Mountain 
Twin Pots Reservoir (Reservoir) Duchesne County, UT 2.8 mi. S 7651  Lake Fork Mountain 
Cow Park (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 2.8 mi. N 9922  Lake Fork Mountain 
Center Park (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 3 mi. N 10188  Lake Fork Mountain 
Little Meadow (Flat) Duchesne County, UT 2.7 mi. NW 9036  Lake Fork Mountain 
Twin Pots Dam (Dam) Duchesne County, UT 3.5 mi. S 7645  Lake Fork Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum heracleoides  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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