Species Details

Eriogonum elegans

elegant wild buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum elegans Greene
Common Name:
elegant wild buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN081Y0
USDA Plants Symbol: EREL8
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 4.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank:
S4S5
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from CBR to 4.3 on 2011-12-19
Considered But Rejected on 1984-09-01
Add Date: 2011-12-19
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May-Nov
Elevation:
200 - 1525 meters
655 - 5005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly (usually)
  • Roadsides (sometimes)
  • Sandy (usually)
  • Washes (often)
Notes:
Similar to E. baileyi. See Pittonia 2:161-216 (1891) for original description.
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)
Monterey (MNT), San Benito (SBT), Santa Barbara (SBA), Santa Clara (SCL), Ventura (VEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bear Canyon (3612113), Bickmore Canyon (3612152), Bradley (3512077), Carmel Valley (3612146), Chews Ridge (3612135), Cholame Valley (3512073), Cone Peak (3612114), Cosio Knob (3612112), Dos Pueblos Canyon (3411948), Espinosa Canyon (3612111), Hepsedam Peak (3612037), Hernandez Reservoir (3612047), Idria (3612046), Jolon (3512182), Lion Canyon (3411952), Lockwood Valley (3411961), Lompoc (3412064), Lopez Point (3612115), Mt. Sizer (3712125), North Chalone Peak (3612142), Paicines (3612163), Paraiso Springs (3612133), Parkfield (3512084), Priest Valley (3612026), Rana Creek (3612145), Ranchito Canyon (3512075), Rancho Nuevo Creek (3411964), Reliz Canyon (3612123), Reyes Peak (3411963), San Benito (3612151), San Benito Mtn. (3612036), San Lucas (3612121), San Miguel (3512076), Santa Maria (3412084), Seaside (3612157), Slack Canyon (3612016), Smith Mountain (3612015), Stockdale Mountain (3512085), Sycamore Flat (3612134), Thompson Canyon (3612122), Tres Pinos (3612173), Wheeler Springs (3411953)
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