Taxon  Report   9940    
Eriogonum thornei  (Reveal & Henr.) L. M. Shultz
Thorne's buckwheat
Eriogonum thornei
© 2005 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriogonum thornei
© 2005 James M. Andre
Eriogonum thornei
© 2005 James M. Andre
Eriogonum thornei, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Eriogonum thornei
© 2008 Hartmut Wisch
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eriogonum ericifolium ssp. thornei
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Eriogonum ericifolium var. thornei
More information about  Eriogonum thornei
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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).