Calflora
Taxon  Report   3390    
Eriogonum umbellatum  Torr.  var. covillei  (Small) Munz & Reveal
Coville's sulphur buckwheat,  Sulphur flower buckwheat
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Eriogonum umbellatum var. covillei, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Eriogonum covillei
PLANTS: Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. covillei
More information about  Eriogonum umbellatum var. covillei
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERUMC)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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