Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 16895 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
PolygonaceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Eriogonum leptocladon Torr. & Gray
Common name   sand wild buckwheat
Collector(s)
S. Hegji   0220  
   with Kay Shumway
Coll. Date 14 June 2013 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
San Juan County
Locality Spring Canyon, N of Bluff.
     Elev.: 4671 ft. (1424 m.)
Habitat Notes sand dune. 
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° 18'  31.07" N, 109° 32'  45.01" 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.

Taxonomy


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

     Eriogonum leptocladon Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): fine branched buckwheat, sand buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21179, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 16895b1.jpg specimen image: 16895c1.jpg specimen image: 16895s1.jpg specimen image: 16895a1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09905s1.jpg 
09905
specimen image: 10904s1.jpg 
10904
specimen image: 11053s1.jpg 
11053
specimen image: 13466s1.jpg 
13466

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
16890 Asclepias macrosperma      "bigseed milkweed" 2419 ft. N
16891 Ipomopsis congesta      "ballhead ipomopsis" 2419 ft. N
16894 Juncus arcticus      "arctic rush" same section
16896 Lupinus pusillus      "rusty lupine" 130 ft. S
16892 Lycium pallidum      "pale desert-thorn" 2540 ft. N
16887 Mirabilis linearis      "narrow-leaf four o'clock" 2419 ft. N
16888 Polypogon monspeliensis      "rabbit's foot grass" 2772 ft. NE
16893 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" 2578 ft. NE
16889 Veronica anagallis-aquatica      "water speedwell" 2578 ft. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Spring Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 0.9 mi. W   Bluff 
Calf Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Bluff 
Cow Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. S   Bluff 
Sunbonnet Rock (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4403  Bluff 
Turquoise RV Park (Park) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4334  Bluff 
Navajo Twins (Pillar) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 4393  Bluff 
Bluff Cemetery (Cemetery) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4413  Bluff 
Bluff (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. S 4324  Bluff 
Bluff School (School) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. S 4321  Bluff 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. S 4324  Bluff 
Cottonwood Creek (Stream) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Chippean Rocks 
Cottonwood Wash (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Cream Pots 
Saint Christophers Mission (Church) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 4337  Bluff 
Cara Del Eco Ruins (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. SE 4577  Bluff 
Tank Point Well (Well) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. NW 4800  Bluff 
Bluff Bench (Bench) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. NE 5154  Bluff 
The Horn (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 5187  Recapture Pocket 
Sand Island Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. S 4839  Bluff 
Black Rock Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.1 mi. N   No-Mans Island 
Tank Mesa (Summit) San Juan County, UT 3.5 mi. NW 4876  Bluff 

Links

Taxon Links for species Eriogonum leptocladon  Torr. & Gray

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Eriogonum+leptocladon

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