Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 18007 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum lonchophyllum Torr. & Gray
Common name   spearleaf wild buckwheat
R. Van Buren   1876  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 27 August 2010 
United States
San Juan County
Locality White Flats Draw vicinity, U.S. Highway 491, Mile Post 14, E of Monticello, N side of the road;
     Elev.: 6801 ft. (2073 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 49'  53.1" N, 109° 5'  37.7" 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. 


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

     Eriogonum lonchophyllum Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): spearleaf buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21185, click for more information and references)

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


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
Lockerby (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. S 6775  Northdale 
Valley View Cemetery (Cemetery) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. S 6897  Northdale 
Mountain View Cemetery (Cemetery) San Juan County, UT 2.3 mi. S 6903  Northdale 
Ucolo (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 2.6 mi. NE 6762  Northdale 
Eastland (Populated Place) San Juan County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 6880  Eastland 
Snyder Number Two Dam (Dam) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 6739  Piute Knoll 
Snyder Reservoir Number Two (Reservoir) San Juan County, UT 3.8 mi. NE 6739  Piute Knoll 
Irwin Spring (Spring) Dolores County, CO 3.7 mi. NE 6657  Northdale 
Piute Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 4.5 mi. N 6802  Piute Knoll 
Ingram Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 4.7 mi. N 6851  Piute Knoll 
White Flats Draw (Valley) Dolores County, CO 4.1 mi. E   Northdale 
Piute Creek (Stream) Dolores County, CO 4.1 mi. E   Piute Knoll 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5.1 mi. S   Northdale 
Chico Creek (Stream) San Miguel County, CO 4.2 mi. E   Joe Davis Hill 
Pearson Wash (Valley) San Juan County, UT 4.2 mi. W   Piute Knoll 
Northdale (Populated Place) Dolores County, CO 4.5 mi. E 6664  Northdale 
Willow Creek (Stream) Dolores County, CO 5.1 mi. SE   Dove Creek 
Plute Knoll (Summit) San Juan County, UT 5.5 mi. N 6998  Piute Knoll 
Horsehead Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 5.2 mi. SW 6713  Eastland 
Long Draw Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 5.5 mi. SW   Northdale 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum lonchophyllum  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

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