Calflora
Taxon  Report   3388 
Eriogonum umbellatum  Torr.  var. bahiiforme  (Torr. & A. Gray) Jeps.
Sulphur buckwheat,  Sulphur flower buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme
© 2014 Vernon Smith
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Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Parent Record Eriogonum umbellatum
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.5 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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PLANTS: Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. bahiiforme
ICPN: Eriogonum polyanthum var. bahiiforme
More information about  Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme
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

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USDA PLANTS Profile (ERUMB)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 25, 2018).

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