Taxon  Report   3212    
Eriogonum cernuum  Nutt.
Nodding buckwheat
Eriogonum cernuum
© 2015 Steve Matson
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Eriogonum cernuum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Eriogonum cernuum
© 2015 Steve Matson
Eriogonum cernuum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eriogonum cernuum
© 2014 John Doyen
Genus: Eriogonum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eriogonum cernuum var. viminale
ICPN: Eriogonum cernuum var. cernuum
More information about  Eriogonum cernuum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).