Taxon  Report   3192 
Eriogonum alpinum  Engelm.
Trinity buckwheat
Eriogonum alpinum
© 2014 Steve Matson
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Eriogonum alpinum
© 2010 Eric White
Eriogonum alpinum
© Benjamin C. Hammett 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Eriogonum alpinum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .

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Eriogonum alpinum
© 2014 Steve Matson
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities:
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, Red Fir Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.1 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Eriogonum alpinum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERAL6)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 07, 2016).

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