Taxon  Report   3226 
Eriogonum deflexum  Torrey
Flat topped buckwheat,  Flatcrown buckwheat, Skeleton weed
Eriogonum deflexum
© 2012 Jean Pawek
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Eriogonum deflexum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Eriogonum deflexum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Eriogonum deflexum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriogonum deflexum
© 2014 Don Davis
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Eriogonum deflexum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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