Calflora
Taxon  Report   3301    
Eriogonum microthecum  Nutt.

(not an active name)

Great basin buckwheat,   Slender buckwheat
Eriogonum microthecum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPNEriogonum effusum
More information about  Eriogonum microthecum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ERMI4)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/25/2021).