Calflora
Taxon  Report   3250    
Eriogonum giganteum  S. Watson  var. compactum  Dunkle
Santa barbara island buckwheat
Eriogonum giganteum var. compactum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .
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Observation Search
(24 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Parent: Eriogonum giganteum

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Eriogonum giganteum ssp. compactum
More information about  Eriogonum giganteum var. compactum

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2020).