Taxon  Report   3301    
Eriogonum microthecum  Nutt.
Great basin buckwheat,  Slender buckwheat
Eriogonum microthecum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Communities: Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

JEF other name:
Eriogonum microtheca

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eriogonum effusum
More information about  Eriogonum microthecum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 24, 2020).