Species Details

Eriogonum callistum

Tehachapi buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum callistum Reveal
Common Name:
Tehachapi buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN08790
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.1 on 2008-10-14
Add Date: 2008-10-14
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
1400 - 1730 meters
4595 - 5675 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
General Micro Habitat: limestone
Micro Habitat:
  • Openings
  • Rocky
Notes:
Known from fewer than 5 occurrences. Potentially threatened by urban and energy development. Not in The Jepson Manual (1993). See SIDA 22(2): 857-861 (2006) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 6
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 0 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 6
Presence:
Presumed Extant 6
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Lebec (3411877), Winters Ridge (3411886)
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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