Taxon  Report   3400 
Eriogonum umbellatum  Torrey  var. speciosum  (Drew) S. Stokes
Showy sulfur buckwheat,  Sulphur flower buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum var. speciosum
© 2015 Steve Matson
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Eriogonum umbellatum var. speciosum
© 2015 Steve Matson
Eriogonum umbellatum var. speciosum
© 2015 Steve Matson
Eriogonum umbellatum var. speciosum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriogonum umbellatum var. speciosum
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Eriogonum
Parent Record Eriogonum umbellatum
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.2 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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ICPN: Eriogonum speciosum
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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