Species Details

Eriogonum prociduum

prostrate buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum prociduum Rev.
Common Name:
prostrate buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN084W0
USDA Plants Symbol: ERPR9
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Aug
Elevation:
1300 - 2705 meters
4265 - 8875 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Threatened by trampling. Possibly threatened by grazing and non-native plants. On watch list in NV, and candidate for state listing in OR. See Aliso 7(4):415-419 (1972) for original description, Fremontia 16(1):15-17 (1988) for brief species account and BLM management plans, and Phytologia 66(4):321 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 33
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
5 9 3 0 0 16
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 21
Recent <=20 Years 12
Presence:
Presumed Extant 33
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alturas (4112045), Ash Valley (4112016), Cedarville (4112052), Eagle Peak (4112032), Fort Bidwell (4112072), Hansen Island (4112041), Harvey Mtn. (4012161), Infernal Caverns (4112035), Lane Reservoir (4112017), Payne Peak (4112053), Rattlesnake Butte (4112046), Said Valley (4012087), Spencer Creek (4012031), Sugar Hill (4112073), Surprise (4112054), Tule Mountain (4112024), Warren Peak (4112042), Washington Mtn. (4112048), Whitinger Mtn. (4012086), Willow Ranch (4112083)
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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