Taxon  Report   3340    
Eriogonum ovalifolium  Nutt.  var. purpureum  (Nelson) Dur.
Purple cushion buckwheat
Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum
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Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum, 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. purpureum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eriogonum davisianum
PLANTS: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. celsum
PLANTS: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. multiscapum
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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:   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).