Taxon  Report   3256    
Eriogonum gracile  Benth.
Slender buckwheat,  Slender woolly buckwheat
Eriogonum gracile
© 2010 Vernon Smith
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Eriogonum gracile
© 2018 Stacie Wolny
Eriogonum gracile
© 2018 Stacie Wolny
Eriogonum gracile, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriogonum gracile
© 2018 Stacie Wolny
Genus: Eriogonum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Eriogonum gracile
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 18, 2019).