Calflora
Taxon  Report   3281    
Eriogonum inflatum  Torr. & Frém.
Desert trumpet
Eriogonum inflatum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriogonum inflatum
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
Eriogonum inflatum
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Eriogonum inflatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriogonum inflatum
© 2004 James M. Andre
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eriogonum inflatum var. deflatum
ICPN: Eriogonum inflatum var. inflatum
ICPN: Eriogonum glaucum
More information about  Eriogonum inflatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERIN4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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