Calflora
Taxon  Report   3279    
Eriogonum incanum  Torr. & A. Gray
Frosted buckwheat
Eriogonum incanum
© 2010 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriogonum incanum
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Eriogonum incanum
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Eriogonum incanum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Eriogonum incanum
© 2014 John Doyen
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eriogonum marifolium var. incanum
More information about  Eriogonum incanum
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 (ERIN9)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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