Calflora
Taxon  Report   3293    
Eriogonum latifolium  Sm.
Coast buckwheat,  Coast eriogonum, Seaside buckwheat, Wild buckwheat
Eriogonum latifolium
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriogonum latifolium
© 2015 Ralph Gibson
Eriogonum latifolium
© 2018 Richard Spjut
Eriogonum latifolium, 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 latifolium
© 2018 Cynthia Powell
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eriogonum oblongifolium
More information about  Eriogonum latifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 (ERLA5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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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