Taxon  Report   3385 
Eriogonum umbellatum  Torrey
Sulphur buckwheat,  Sulphur flower buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum
© 2005 Steven Perkins
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Eriogonum umbellatum
© 2003 Michael Charters
Eriogonum umbellatum
© 2012 Barry Rice
Eriogonum umbellatum, a dicot, is a perennial 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 umbellatum
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Eriogonum umbellatum
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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 25, 2016).

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