Taxon  Report   3396    
Eriogonum umbellatum  Torr.  var. minus  I. M. Johnst.
Alpine sulfur flowered buckwheat,  Alpine sulphur flower buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum var. minus
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Eriogonum umbellatum var. minus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Eriogonum umbellatum var. minus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Eriogonum umbellatum var. minus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Eriogonum umbellatum var. minus
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Red Fir Forest
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

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PLANTS: Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. minus
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).