Species Details

Eriogonum microthecum var. lacus-ursi

Bear Lake buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum microthecum Nuttall var. lacus-ursi Reveal & A. Sanders
Common Name:
Bear Lake buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN083WF
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: SB_CalBG/RSABG; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B on 2005-08-04
Add Date: 2005-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: perennial shrub
Blooming Period: Jul-Aug
Elevation:
2000 - 2100 meters
6560 - 6890 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: clay outcrops
Micro Habitat:
  • Clay
Notes:
Known from only one small occurrence, with about 200 individuals as of 2003, at Bear Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains. Threatened by development. Not in The Jepson Manual. See Phytologia 86(3):137(2004) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 1 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 1
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)
San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Big Bear Lake (3411628)
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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