Taxon  Report   3272    
Eriogonum heracleoides  Nutt.  var. heracleoides 
Parsnip flowered buckwheat,  Parsnipflower buckwheat
Eriogonum heracleoides var. heracleoides
© 2009 Steven Perry
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Eriogonum heracleoides var. heracleoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Eriogonum heracleoides var. heracleoides
© 2009 Steven Perry
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eriogonum heracleoides var. minus
More information about  Eriogonum heracleoides var. heracleoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 22, 2019).