Species Details

Eriogonum kennedyi var. alpigenum

southern alpine buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum kennedyi Wats. var. alpigenum M. & J.
Common Name:
southern alpine buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN083B1
USDA Plants Symbol: ERKEA
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jul-Sep
Elevation:
2600 - 3500 meters
8530 - 11485 feet
General Habitat:
  • Alpine boulder and rock field
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
  • Gravelly
Notes:
Possibly threatened by foot traffic and recreational activities. Potentially threatened by horticultural collecting. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 51:296 (1924) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):326-327 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 9
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 2 0 0 0 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 4
Recent <=20 Years 5
Presence:
Presumed Extant 9
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN), Los Angeles (LAX), San Bernardino (SBD), Ventura (VEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Crystal Lake (3411737), Moonridge (3411627), San Gorgonio Mtn. (3411617), Sawmill Mountain (3411972)
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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