Species Details

Eriogonum giganteum var. compactum

Santa Barbara Island buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum giganteum Wats. var. compactum Dunkle
Common Name:
Santa Barbara Island buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN082A1
USDA Plants Symbol: ERGIC
Synonyms/Other Names:
Fed List: None
State List: CR (1979-11-01)
Global Rank: G2T2
State Rank:
S2
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_USDA
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: May-Aug(Sep)
Elevation:
10 - 300 meters
35 - 985 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub (usually rocky)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from fewer than 10 occurrences, but population numbers are increasing. Threatened by non-native plants. See Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 41:130 (1943) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):318-319 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 3 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 4
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Santa Barbara (SBA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Santa Barbara Island (3311848)
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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