Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 17964 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum ammophilum Reveal
Common name   ibex wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1833  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 04 August 2010 
United States
Millard County
Locality hills on the W side of Sevier Lake, S of Needle Point;
     Elev.: 5463 ft. (1665 m.)
Latitude Longitude 38° 52'  56" N, 113° 13'  50.3" 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: L7S1, spreading, low growing, 1-2 dm high. 


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

     Eriogonum ammophilum Reveal

     Eriogonum nummulare var. ammophilum (Reveal) Welsh

Common Name(s): ibex buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21061, click for more information and references)

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


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
Needle Hardpan Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 4544  Needle Point 
Black Hills Well (Well) Millard County, UT 3.4 mi. S 4633  Sevier Lake SW 
Red Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Red Tops 
Needle Point (Cape) Millard County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 4541  Needle Point 
Red Wash (Arroyo) Millard County, UT 4 mi. S   Red Tops 
Needle Reservoir (Reservoir) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. N 4580  Needle Point 
Burnout Canyon (Valley) Millard County, UT 4.4 mi. NW   Burnout Canyon 
Sevier Lake (Lake) Millard County, UT 5.4 mi. NE 4528  Needle Point 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum ammophilum  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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