Species Details

Eriogonum luteolum var. caninum

Tiburon buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum luteolum Greene var. caninum (Greene) Rev.
Common Name:
Tiburon buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN083S1
USDA Plants Symbol: ERLUC
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5T2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 3.2 to 1B.2 on 2007-10-10
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-12-09
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May-Sep
Elevation:
0 - 700 meters
0 - 2295 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal prairie
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly
  • Sandy
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Not clearly distinguishable from var. luteolum north of Tiburon. E. luteolum is similar to E. gracile to the south and E. vimineum to the northeast. Threatened by development, foot traffic, and non-native plants. See Flora Franciscana, pp. 150-151 (1891) by E. Greene for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):378-379 (1989) for alternative treatment which restricts var. caninum to ALA and MRN counties.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 26
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 0 3 0 0 21
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 13
Recent <=20 Years 13
Presence:
Presumed Extant 26
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alameda (ALA), Marin (MRN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bolinas (3712286), Novato (3812215), Oakland East (3712272), Petaluma (3812226)?*, Petaluma River (3812225), San Geronimo (3812216), San Quentin (3712284), San Rafael (3712285)
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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