Calflora
Taxon  Report   3287    
Eriogonum kennedyi  Porter ex S. Watson  var. alpigenum  (Munz & I. M. Johnst.) Munz & I. M. Johnst.
Southern alpine buckwheat
Eriogonum kennedyi var. alpigenum
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Eriogonum kennedyi var. alpigenum
© 2011 Don Davis
Eriogonum kennedyi var. alpigenum
© 2011 Don Davis
Eriogonum kennedyi var. alpigenum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Eriogonum kennedyi var. alpigenum
© 2015 Brian Powell
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Parent: Eriogonum kennedyi
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eriogonum kennedyi ssp. alpigenum
ICPN: Eriogonum kennedyi f. alpigenum
More information about  Eriogonum kennedyi var. alpigenum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (ERKEA)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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