Calflora
Taxon  Report   3388    
Eriogonum umbellatum  Torr.  var. bahiiforme  (Torr. & A. Gray) Jeps.
Sulphur buckwheat,  Sulphur flower buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme
© 2014 Vernon Smith
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Serpentine affinity: 3.5; (broad endemic / strong indicator)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. bahiiforme
ICPN: Eriogonum polyanthum var. bahiiforme
More information about  Eriogonum umbellatum var. bahiiforme
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 (ERUMB)

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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 19, 2018).