Calflora
Taxon  Report   3348    
Eriogonum plumatella  Durand & Hilg.
Flat topped buckwheat,  Yucca buckwheat
Eriogonum plumatella
© 2001 Thomas M. Elder, M.D.
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriogonum plumatella
© 2014 Keir Morse
Eriogonum plumatella
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Eriogonum plumatella, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriogonum plumatella
© 2001 Thomas M. Elder, M.D.
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Shadscale Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eriogonum plumatella var. jaegeri
ICPN: Eriogonum nodosum var. jaegeri
More information about  Eriogonum plumatella
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 (ERPL3)

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 14, 2018).

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