Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02409 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum salsuginosum (Nutt.) Hook.
K.T. Harper   s.n.  
   with R. Van Buren, J. Tolman
Coll. Date 13 July 1995 
United States
Lincoln County
Locality on the N side of Highway 30, just past the "Opal" roadsign.
Habitat Notes white clay roadside. 
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 41° 45'  47" N, 110° 19'  1" W
Township Range T21N, R114W, Sec. 26 N 1/2 N 1/2  
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):

     Stenogonum salsuginosum Nutt.

     Eriogonum salsuginosum (Nutt.) Hook.

Common Name(s): salty buckwheat, salty eriogonum, smooth two-whorl-buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21322, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02409s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05908s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02425 Xylorhiza glabriuscula  var. glabriuscula   "smooth woody aster" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Opal (Populated Place) Lincoln County, WY 0.6 mi. NW 6670  Opal 
Kidman Well Canal (Canal) Uinta County, WY 1.2 mi. W 6664  Opal 
South Side Ditch (Canal) Lincoln County, WY 1.5 mi. W 6693  Opal 
Opal Springs (Spring) Lincoln County, WY 2.5 mi. NW 6703  Opal 
Roberson Ditch (Canal) Lincoln County, WY 2.3 mi. W 6703  Opal 
Craven Creek (Stream) Lincoln County, WY 2.7 mi. NE   Round Mountain 
Anderson Ditch (Canal) Lincoln County, WY 2.7 mi. NE 6601  Opal 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum salsuginosum  (Nutt.) Hook.

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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