Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17839 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum spathulatum A. Gray
Infraspecific    var. spathulatum 
Common name   spoon-leaf wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1708  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 08 August 2007 
United States
Millard County
Locality Dog Valley, along old highway frontage road on E side of I-15, N of Cove Fort;
     Elev.: 5784 ft. (1763 m.)
Latitude Longitude 38° 40'  50.2" N, 112° 35'  38.6" 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: L1S6, <3 dm high. 


No synonyms recognized in the ITIS database.


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.
17835 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. puberulus   "hairy yellow rabbitbrush" same section
17836 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" same section
17838 Linanthus pungens      "granite prickly phlox" same section
17837 Lygodesmia grandiflora  var. dianthopsis   "Antelope Island skeleton plant" same section
17840 Phlox       "phlox" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dog Valley Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 0.6 mi. SE   Red Ridge 
Dog Valley (Basin) Millard County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 5702  Dog Valley Peak 
Baker Canyon (Valley) Beaver County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Dog Valley Peak 
Cove Fort Dog Valley Pass (Gap) Millard County, UT 3.3 mi. S 6162  Dog Valley Peak 
Thousand Dollar Gulch (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. E   Dog Valley Peak 
South Horse Hollow Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 3 mi. SW 5965  Antelope Valley 
Jewkes Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 3 mi. NE 6309  Dog Valley Peak 
White Sage Flat (Flat) Millard County, UT 4.4 mi. N 5030  Dog Valley Peak 
Purple Sage Mine (Mine) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 6103  Dog Valley Peak 
Dog Valley Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 3.9 mi. SE 8117  Dog Valley Peak 
The Narrows (Gap) Millard County, UT 4 mi. E 6316  Dog Valley Peak 
Dog Valley Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. E 7645  Dog Valley Peak 
Antelope Valley (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.7 mi. SW   Antelope Valley 
Old Cove Fort (historical) (Locale) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. S 5998  Cove Fort 
Cove Fort (historical) (Locale) Millard County, UT 5.5 mi. S 6001  Cove Fort 
Eightmile Point (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 5.8 mi. N 5220  Sixmile Point 
Widemouth Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 5.3 mi. NE   Red Ridge 
Sulphur Peak (Summit) Millard County, UT 5.8 mi. SE 6943  Cove Fort 
Wales Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 6.6 mi. SE   Red Ridge 
Water Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 6.7 mi. SE   Red Ridge 


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

Google Images

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