Species Details

Eriogonum tripodum

tripod buckwheat

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Photo of Eriogonum tripodum
©2008 Steven Perry
Photo of Eriogonum tripodum
©2008 Steven Perry
Photo of Eriogonum tripodum
©2008 Steven Perry
Scientific Name:
Eriogonum tripodum Greene
Common Name:
tripod buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN085Y0
USDA Plants Symbol: ERTR9
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
200 - 1600 meters
655 - 5250 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite (often)
Notes:
Threatened by mining. Potentially threatened by development. See Pittonia 1:39 (1887) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):350-351 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
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)
Amador (AMA), Colusa (COL), El Dorado (ELD), Glenn (GLE), Lake (LAK), Mariposa (MPA), Napa (NAP), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Shasta (SHA), Tehama (TEH), Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Aukum (3812056), Bartlett Springs (3912226), Bear Valley (3712051), Bend (4012232), Benmore Canyon (3912215), Chinese Camp (3712074), Colfax (3912018), Coloma (3812078), Coulterville (3712062), Devils Parade Ground (4012116), Enterprise (4012253), Fiddletown (3812057), Garden Valley (3812077), Georgetown (3812087), Gilmore Peak (3912235), Hornitos (3712052), Hough Springs (3912225), Jericho Valley (3812274), Knoxville (3812273), Lake Combie (3912111), Lodoga (3912234), Moccasin (3712073), New Melones Dam (3712085), Placerville (3812067), Project City (4012263), Raglin Ridge (4012216), Riley Ridge (3912286), Shingle Springs (3812068), Stonyford (3912245)
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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