Species Details

Eriogonum gossypinum

cottony buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum gossypinum Curran
Common Name:
cottony buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN082E0
USDA Plants Symbol: ERGO2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Sep
Elevation:
100 - 550 meters
330 - 1805 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chenopod scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat: clay
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by development. Possibly threatened by vehicles. See Phytologia 66(4):372 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Threatened by development. Possibly threatened by vehicles.
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
See Phytologia 66(4):372 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE), Kern (KRN), Kings (KNG), San Luis Obispo (SLO), Ventura (VEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Antelope Plain (3511967), Arvin (3511827), Bena (3511836), Cuyama (3411985), Cuyama Peak (3411974), Democrat Hot Springs (3511856), East Elk Hills (3511934), Edison (3511837), Fellows (3511925), Keene (3511825), Kettleman Plain (3512081), Knob Hill (3511858), La Cima (3612011), Lamont (3511838), Levis (3612054), Lillis Ranch (3612044), Los Viejos (3511988), Lost Hills (3511956), Maricopa (3511914), Monocline Ridge (3612055), Mouth of Kern (3511923), North of Oildale (3511951), Oil Center (3511848), Oildale (3511941), Oiler Peak (3511835), Panorama Hills (3511926), Pine Mountain (3511857), Reward (3511936), Taft (3511924), Tejon Hills (3511817), Tumey Hills (3612056), Tupman (3511933), Wells Ranch (3511916), West Elk Hills (3511935)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads