Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08510 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Eriogonum flexum M.E. Jones
D.M. Barnes   3382  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Jolley
Coll. Date 28 May 2003 
United States
Kane County
Locality Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Smoky Hollow Road, off Highway 89, near summit, overlooking Lake Powell.
     Elev.: 5607 ft. (1709 m.)
Habitat Notes rocky, bouldery area, Ephedra community, Straight Cliff Formation. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 11'  17" N, 111° 26'  57" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Stenogonum flexum (M.E. Jones) Reveal & J.T. Howell

     Eriogonum flexum M.E. Jones
     Eriogonum flexum var. ferronis M.E. Jones

Common Name(s): bent twowhorl buckwheat, bent two-whorl buckwheat.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21321, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08510s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 10000s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10181s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10386s1.jpg 
specimen image: 10393as2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08509 Phacelia constancei      "Constance's scorpionweed" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Smoky Mountain (Ridge) Kane County, UT 0.8 mi. SE 5627  Smoky Hollow 
Kelly Grade (Slope) Kane County, UT 1 mi. S 5128  Smoky Hollow 
Smoky Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 3.8 mi. N   Smoky Hollow 
Left Fork Water Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.6 mi. N   Smoky Hollow 
Right Fork Water Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.6 mi. N   Needle Eye Point 
Water Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Needle Eye Point 
Oley Knolls (Summit) Kane County, UT 4.9 mi. S 4282  Warm Creek Bay 
Berry Springs (Spring) Washington County, UT 4 mi. SE 4944  Smoky Hollow 
Squaw Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.5 mi. SW   Smoky Hollow 
Pasture Point (Cape) Kane County, UT 4.9 mi. S 4101  Warm Creek Bay 
Reese Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 5 mi. N   Petes Cove 
Baldwin Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 4.7 mi. SW   Tibbet Bench 
Gunsight Spring (Spring) Kane County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 4328  Warm Creek Bay 
Sile Brink Hollow (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.5 mi. S   Warm Creek Bay 
Dewey Seep (Spring) Kane County, UT 5.2 mi. SE 4288  Warm Creek Bay 
Pasture Point Canyon (Valley) Kane County, UT 5.5 mi. S   Smoky Hollow 
Gunsight Tank (Reservoir) Kane County, UT 6.2 mi. SE 4387  Gunsight Butte 


Taxon Links for species Eriogonum flexum  M.E. Jones

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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