Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17996 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum smithii Reveal
Common name   flat-top wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1865  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 14 August 2010 
United States
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Desert, Lower San Rafael Road (BLM Road 1010), SE of Utah Highway 24, The Flat Tops vicinity;
     Elev.: 5440 ft. (1658 m.)
Latitude Longitude 38° 32'  18.2" N, 110° 29'  22.8" 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: L5S1. 


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

     Eriogonum smithii Reveal

     Eriogonum corymbosum var. smithii (Reveal) Welsh

Common Name(s): flat-top buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21247, click for more information and references)

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


Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Little Flat Top (Summit) Emery County, UT 1678 ft. N 5965  The Flat Tops 
The Flat Tops (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 6073  The Flat Tops 
The Big Flat Tops (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 5948  The Flat Tops 
Jeffery Well (Well) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. W 5282  Gilson Butte 
Spire Point (Pillar) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 5397  The Flat Tops 
Rattlesnake Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. NE 5089  The Flat Tops 
Texas Hill (Summit) Wayne County, UT 4.9 mi. SE 5732  Point of Rocks East 
Texas Well (Well) Wayne County, UT 5.3 mi. SE 5686  Point of Rocks East 
Wildcat Butte (Summit) Emery County, UT 6.3 mi. NE 4981  The Flat Tops 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum smithii  Reveal

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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