Species Details

Eriogonum ovalifolium var. monarchense

Monarch buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt. var. monarchense D.A. York
Common Name:
Monarch buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN084FJ
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1B.3 to 1B.1 on 2004-07-13
Add Date: 2004-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
Elevation:
1800 - 1815 meters
5905 - 5955 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat: decomposed carbonate
Micro Habitat:
  • Carbonate
  • Rocky (sometimes)
  • Sandy (sometimes)
Notes:
Known from only one occurrence in the Kings River drainage basin. Threatened by non-native plants. Not in The Jepson Manual. See MadroƱo 49(1):16 (2002) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Wren Peak (3611877)
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
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