Species Details

Eriogonum grande var. rubescens

red-flowered buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum grande Greene var. rubescens (Greene) Munz
Common Name:
red-flowered buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN082J2
USDA Plants Symbol: ERGRR
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Oct
Elevation:
10 - 245 meters
35 - 805 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by feral herbivores, and by cattle grazing on SRO Isl. Includes E. grande var. dunklei. See Pittonia 1:39 (1887) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):333-334 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
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References:
Total Occurrences: 31
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 4 1 0 0 26
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 29
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 31
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)
San Miguel Island East (3312083), San Miguel Island West (3312084), Santa Cruz Island A (3311987), Santa Cruz Island B (3311986), Santa Cruz Island C (3311985), Santa Rosa Island East (3311988), Santa Rosa Island North (3312081), Santa Rosa Island South (3312071), Santa Rosa Island West (3312082)
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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