Taxon  Report   3292    
Eriogonum latens  Jeps.
Inyo buckwheat
Eriogonum latens
© 2007 Steve Matson
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Eriogonum latens
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Eriogonum latens
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Eriogonum latens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriogonum latens
© 2007 Steve Matson
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Eriogonum elatum ssp. glabrescens
PLANTS: Eriogonum monticola
More information about  Eriogonum latens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 21, 2019).