Taxon  Report   3293    
Eriogonum latifolium  Sm.
Coast buckwheat,  Coast eriogonum, Seaside buckwheat, Wild buckwheat
Eriogonum latifolium
© 2014 James Gonsman
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriogonum latifolium
© 2018 Richard Spjut
Eriogonum latifolium
© 2018 Saskia Raether
Eriogonum latifolium, 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 latifolium
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eriogonum oblongifolium
More information about  Eriogonum latifolium
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 16, 2019).