Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04576 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum spathulatum A. Gray
Common name   spoon-leaf wild buckwheat
Donna M. Barnes   442  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Van Buren, D. Carter
Coll. Date 24 July 2000 
United States
San Juan
Locality Monticello Lake vicinity, along North Creek Road (County Road 101), E of the Abajo Mountains;
     Elev.: 8660 ft. (2640 m.)
Habitat Notes lake upland. 
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° 53'  37" N, 109° 28'  7" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Eriogonum spathulatum Gray

     Eriogonum nudicaule ssp. ochroflorum S. Stokes

Common Name(s): spoonleaf buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502415, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04576s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 06260s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08980s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04540 Artemisia campestris  var. scouleriana   "Pacific sagewort" same section
04537 Carex nebrascensis      "Nebraska sedge" same section
04535 Chrysopsis villosa  var. hispida   "hairy goldenaster" same section
04545 Cleome serrulata      "Rocky Mountain beeplant" same section
04531 Epilobium ciliatum      "fringed willowherb" same section
04497 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" same section
04533 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
04461 Herrickia glauca      "grey aster" same section
04530 Juncus longistylis      "longstyle rush" same section
04534 Mentha arvensis      "wild mint" same section
04539 Myriophyllum sibiricum      "shortspike watermilfoil" same section
04489 Penstemon strictus      "Rocky Mountain beardtongue" same section
04536 Solidago nana      "dwarf goldenrod" same section
04532 Solidago simplex      "coastal goldenrod" same section
04541 Sparganium angustifolium      "narrow-leaf bur-reed" same section
X0290 Sparganium angustifolium      "narrow-leaf bur-reed" same section
04542 Sparganium angustifolium      "narrow-leaf bur-reed" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Monticello Lake (Lake) San Juan County, UT 622 ft. NE 8596  Monticello Lake 
Monticello Lake Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 622 ft. NE 8596  Monticello Lake 
Pine Ridge (Ridge) San Juan County, UT 0.7 mi. E 8846  Monticello Lake 
Prairie Dog Knoll (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1 mi. SW 9873  Monticello Lake 
Taylor Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 8793  Monticello Lake 
Buckboard Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 8718  Monticello Lake 
Race Track Reservoir (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. W 8744  Monticello Lake 
Harts Draw-Canyonlands Point of Interest (Locale) San Juan County, UT 1.5 mi. N 8281  Monticello Lake 
The Race Track (Trail) San Juan County, UT 1.3 mi. W 9036  Monticello Lake 
Buckboard Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 8934  Abajo Peak 
North Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.8 mi. SE   Abajo Peak 
Horsehead Peak (Summit) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. S 11175  Abajo Peak 
North Peak (Summit) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 10791  Abajo Peak 
Baker Guard Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 9111  Abajo Peak 
Manti-La Sal National Forest - La Sal Division (Forest) Grand County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 10417  Monticello Lake 
Dalton Trailer Camp (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 8419  Abajo Peak 
Dalton Spring Campground (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 8399  Abajo Peak 
Spring Lake Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. W 8531  Shay Mountain 
Spring Lake (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. W 8531  Shay Mountain 
Jackson Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. N 7901  Monticello Lake 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum spathulatum  A. 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

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