Species Details

Eriogonum hirtellum

Klamath Mountain buckwheat

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Photo of Eriogonum hirtellum
©2010 Steve Matson
Photo of Eriogonum hirtellum
©2009 Zoya Akulova
Scientific Name:
Eriogonum hirtellum J.T. Howell & Bacig.
Common Name:
Klamath Mountain buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN082T0
USDA Plants Symbol: ERHI7
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Sep
Elevation:
610 - 1900 meters
2000 - 6235 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Serpentinite
Notes:
Threatened by vehicles. Possibly threatened by logging and grazing. Klamath NF has adopted species management guidelines. See Leaflets of Western Botany 9:174-176 (1961) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):355 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 30
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
5 6 1 0 1 17
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 21
Recent <=20 Years 9
Presence:
Presumed Extant 29
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bear Peak (4112365), Deadman Point (4112384), Figurehead Mtn. (4112383), Hamburg (4112371), Happy Camp (4112374), Polar Bear Mtn. (4112385), Preston Peak (4112375), Scott Bar (4112361)
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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