Species Details

Eriogonum apricum var. prostratum

Irish Hill buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum apricum J.T. Howell var. prostratum Myatt
Common Name:
Irish Hill buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN080F2
USDA Plants Symbol: ERAPP
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Jul
Elevation:
90 - 120 meters
295 - 395 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (openings, Ione soil)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from only two occurrences near Irish Hill and Carbondale Mesa on the Ione Formation. Threatened by vehicles, mining, and erosion. See MadroƱo 20(6):320 (1970) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):320-321 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
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References:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 1 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Amador (AMA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Carbondale (3812141), Irish Hill (3812048)
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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