Species Details

Eriogonum ovalifolium var. depressum

depressed wild buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt. var. depressum Blank.
Common Name:
depressed wild buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN084FF
USDA Plants Symbol: EROVD
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T4T5
State Rank:
S1
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.1 to 2B.1 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.1 on 2012-08-23
Add Date: 2012-08-23
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: (Jun)Jul-Aug(Sep)
Elevation:
1725 - 1740 meters
5660 - 5710 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub (playas)
  • Playas
General Micro Habitat: On low mounds.
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Discovered in CA by Vernon Oswald in 1998; known in CA only from Lassen NF. Rare in NV. Originally identified as var. purpureum; a similar taxon. Also similar to var. nivale. Not in TJM (1993). See Montana Agricultural College Science Studies, Botany 1(2):33-109 (1905) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Pine Creek Valley (4012151)
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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