Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17823 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum leptocladon Torr. & Gray
Common name   sand wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1692  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 26 July 2007 
United States
Grand County
Locality Buckmaster Draw, I-70, Hanksville Exit, 500 yards N of the road;
     Elev.: 4285 ft. (1306 m.)
Latitude Longitude 38° 55'  40.4" N, 110° 22'  44.6" 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: L10S2. 


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 of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09905s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10904s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11053s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13466s1.jpg 
specimen image: 16895a1.jpg 
specimen image: 16895s1.jpg 
specimen image: 16895c1.jpg 
specimen image: 16895b1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09920 Aliciella leptomeria      "sand gilia" same section
09929 Astragalus flavus  var. argillosus  same section
17824 Atriplex gardneri  var. cuneata  same section
17822 Atriplex gardneri  var. welshii  same section
09923 Chaenactis stevioides      "desert pincushion" same section
09924 Chenopodium fremontii  var. incanum  same section
09928 Cleome lutea      "yellow spiderflower" same section
09930 Eremocrinum albomarginatum      "Utah solitaire lily" same section
09927 Eremopyrum triticeum      "annual wheatgrass" same section
09925 Eriogonum fusiforme      "Grand Valley desert trumpet" same section
09922 Lappula occidentalis  var. cupulata   "western stickseed" same section
09926 Mentzelia albicaulis      "whitestem blazingstar" same section
09921 Townsendia annua      "annual Townsend-daisy" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Buckmaster Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.1 mi. SW   Jessies Twist 
Buckmaster Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. N 4347  Jessies Twist 
Tidwell Bottoms (Bend) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 4259  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Spotted Wolf Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Black Dragon Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Drowned Hole Draw 
Shadscale Mesa (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.3 mi. SW 4465  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Tidwell Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Mexican Mountain 
Camp Vinero (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. N 4570  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Thompsons Hole (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. N   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Hatt Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 3.3 mi. S 4229  Jessies Twist 
Black Dragon Pictograph (Locale) Emery County, UT 2.7 mi. W 4626  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
The Squeeze (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Jessies Twist (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 4413  Jessies Twist 
Moonshine Tanks (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.3 mi. SW 4482  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulfur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 5 mi. NW 4328  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Sulphur Spring (Spring) Emery County, UT 5 mi. NW 4334  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Lower Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 5.1 mi. NW   Spotted Wolf Canyon 


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

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