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Eriogonum umbellatum  Torr.  var. bahiiforme  (Torr. & A. Gray) Jeps.
Sulphur buckwheat,   Sulphur flower buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Parent: Eriogonum umbellatum
Genus: Eriogonum
Family: Polygonaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Ultramafic affinity: 3.5 - broad endemic / strong indicator
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFEriogonum polyanthum var. bahiiforme
JEFEriogonum stellatum var. bahiiforme
JEFEriogonum trichotomum
JEF + PLANTSEriogonum umbellatum ssp. bahiiforme
Information about  Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/07/2022).