Species Details

Eriogonum ursinum var. erubescens

blushing wild buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum ursinum S. Watson var. erubescens Reveal & J.D. Knorr
Common Name:
blushing wild buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN08632
USDA Plants Symbol: ERURE
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3G4T3
State Rank:
S3
Other Status: SB_UCSC; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.3 on 2006-10-24
Add Date: 2006-10-24
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Sep
Elevation:
750 - 1900 meters
2460 - 6235 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (montane)
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
  • Scree
  • Talus
Notes:
Possibly threatened by road construction and maintenance. See Phytologia 86(3):160-168 (2004) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 36
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
5 19 3 0 0 9
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 35
Presence:
Presumed Extant 36
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS), Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Tehama (TEH), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bohemotash Mtn. (4012274), Bully Choop Mtn. (4012257), Carrville (4112216), Damnation Peak (4012285), Hanland Peak (4012283), Indian Creek Baldy (4112267), Lamoine (4012284), Lewiston (4012267), Lyonsville (4012136), McKinley Mtn. (4112277), Minnesota Mtn. (4012272), Papoose Creek (4012276), Russell Peak (4112268), Schell Mtn. (4012275), Shoeinhorse Mtn. (4112211), Skunk Ridge (4112117), Tombstone Mtn. (4112213), Westwood East (4012038), Whisky Bill Peak (4112215), Yreka (4112266)
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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