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Blushing Buckwheat (Eriogonum ursinum var. erubescens)

  • Global Rank: T3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 795930
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 03/26/2020

Where is Blushing Buckwheat (Eriogonum ursinum var. erubescens) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Blushing Buckwheat can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Blushing Buckwheat (Eriogonum ursinum var. erubescens)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California-Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Eriogonum ursinum var. erubescens in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 1660 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Native Plant Society has collected 1 seed accessions of Eriogonum ursinum var. erubescens from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 18 maternal plants

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Taxon Eriogonum ursinum var. erubescens
Authority James L. Reveal & Thomas J. Rosatti
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 47505
ITIS 823907
Duration Perennial
Common Names blushing wild buckwheat
Associated Scientific Names Eriogonum ursinum var. erubescens
State Rank
State State Rank
California S3
Ecological Relationships


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