Calflora
Taxon  Report   3339    
Eriogonum ovalifolium  Nutt.  var. ovalifolium 
Cushion buckwheat
Eriogonum ovalifolium var. ovalifolium
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Eriogonum ovalifolium var. ovalifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriogonum ovalifolium var. ovalifolium
© 2005 Steve Matson
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. nevadense
ICPN: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. multiscapum
More information about  Eriogonum ovalifolium var. ovalifolium
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 (EROVO5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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 16, 2018).