Species Details

Eriogonum nortonii

Pinnacles buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum nortonii Greene
Common Name:
Pinnacles buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN08470
USDA Plants Symbol: ERNO2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: (Apr)Aug(Sep)May-Jun
Elevation:
300 - 975 meters
985 - 3200 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat: often on recent burns
Micro Habitat:
  • Burned areas (often)
  • Sandy
Notes:
See Phytologia 66(4):376 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 36
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 5 0 2 0 27
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 16
Recent <=20 Years 20
Presence:
Presumed Extant 36
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT), San Benito (SBT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bickmore Canyon (3612152), Chews Ridge (3612135), Chualar (3612155), Hollister (3612174), Mount Johnson (3612153), Mt. Harlan (3612164), Natividad (3612165), North Chalone Peak (3612142), Rana Creek (3612145), San Juan Bautista (3612175), Soberanes Point (3612148), Spreckels (3612156), Topo Valley (3612141)
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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