Species Details

Eriogonum alpinum

Trinity buckwheat

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John Game 2014
Scientific Name:
Eriogonum alpinum Engelm.
Common Name:
Trinity buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN08060
USDA Plants Symbol: ERAL6
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: CE (1979-07-01)
Global Rank: G2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1B.3 to 1B.2 on 2006-01-19
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-07-14
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Sep
Elevation:
1675 - 2900 meters
5495 - 9515 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Known from the Mt. Eddy and Cory Pk. areas. See Botanical Gazette 7:6 (1882) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):356-357 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 20
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
11 1 0 1 0 7
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 13
Recent <=20 Years 7
Presence:
Presumed Extant 20
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Mount Eddy (4112234), Mumbo Basin (4112225), Scott Mountain (4112236), Seven Lakes Basin (4112224), South China Mtn. (4112235), Whisky Bill Peak (4112215)
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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