Calflora
Taxon  Report   3298    
Eriogonum luteolum  Greene  var. luteolum 
Golden buckwheat,  Goldencarpet buckwheat
Eriogonum luteolum var. luteolum
© 2001 James B. Gratiot
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Eriogonum luteolum var. luteolum
© 2015 Steve Matson
Eriogonum luteolum var. luteolum
© 2001 James B. Gratiot
Eriogonum luteolum var. luteolum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Eriogonum luteolum var. luteolum
© 2015 Vernon Smith
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Parent: Eriogonum luteolum
Serpentine affinity: 3.8; (broad endemic / strong indicator)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eriogonum vimineum var. californicum
More information about  Eriogonum luteolum var. luteolum
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERLUL)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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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 18, 2018).