Calflora
Taxon  Report   3378    
Eriogonum thurberi  Torr.
Thurber eriogonum,  Thurber's buckwheat
Eriogonum thurberi
© 2004 John Green
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Eriogonum thurberi
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Eriogonum thurberi
© 2004 John Green
Eriogonum thurberi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriogonum thurberi
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eriogonum cernuum ssp. viscosum
More information about  Eriogonum thurberi
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERTH3)

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 18, 2018).