Species Details

Eriogonum kennedyi var. pinicola

Kern buckwheat

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Scientific Name:
Eriogonum kennedyi Wats. var. pinicola Rev.
Common Name:
Kern buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN083B4
USDA Plants Symbol: ERKEP
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Jun(Jul)
Elevation:
1340 - 1950 meters
4395 - 6400 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Clay
Notes:
Known only from the Sweet Ridge area. Threatened by wind energy development and vehicles. See Phytologia 66(4):326-328 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 2 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 3
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)
Kern (KRN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cache Peak (3511822), Emerald Mtn. (3511833)
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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