Species Details

Eriogonum mensicola

Pinyon Mesa buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum mensicola S. Stokes
Common Name:
Pinyon Mesa buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN084H1
USDA Plants Symbol: ERME10
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3
State Rank:
S3
Other Status: BLM_S; SB_CalBG/RSABG
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.3 on 2008-09-16
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Sep
Elevation:
1800 - 2805 meters
5905 - 9205 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly (sometimes)
  • Rocky (sometimes)
Notes:
Known in California from fewer than 20 occurrences. See Leaflets of Western Botany 3 (1): 15-18 (1941) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 16
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 0 0 0 0 15
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 11
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 16
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Blackrock (3611882), Cerro Gordo Peak (3611757), Coso Peak (3611726), Crooked Creek (3711841), Jackass Canyon (3611755), Jail Canyon (3611722), Last Chance Mtn. (3711736), Nelson Range (3611756), Panamint Butte (3611743), Telescope Peak (3611721), Tin Mountain (3611784), Upper Centennial Flat (3611727), White Top Mtn. (3611774), Wildrose Peak (3611731)
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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