Taxon  Report   3212 
Eriogonum cernuum  Nutt.
Nodding buckwheat
Eriogonum cernuum
© 2014 John Doyen
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Eriogonum cernuum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Eriogonum cernuum
© 2015 Steve Matson
Eriogonum cernuum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eriogonum cernuum
© 2015 Steve Matson
Genus: Eriogonum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Eriogonum cernuum var. viminale
ICPN: Eriogonum cernuum var. cernuum
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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:   (Accessed: Jun 20, 2018).

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