Taxon  Report   3301 
Eriogonum microthecum  Nutt.
Great basin buckwheat,  Slender buckwheat
Eriogonum microthecum
© 2012 Barry Breckling
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Eriogonum microthecum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Eriogonum microthecum
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Eriogonum microthecum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriogonum microthecum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Eriogonum effusum
More information about  Eriogonum microthecum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 22, 2018).

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