CPC Plant Profile: Wildrose Canyon Buckwheat
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Wildrose Canyon Buckwheat (Eriogonum eremicola)

Telescope Peak buckwheat (Eriogonum eremicola) does well in the rocky habitat, with Badwater Basin far below. Photo Credit: Cheryl Birker
Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 137256
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/18/2021

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 3 accessions of Eriogonum eremicola in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 2772 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 Botanic Garden has collected 3 seed accessions of Eriogonum eremicola from 3 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 101 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Eriogonum eremicola
Authority J.T. Howell & Reveal
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 1716
ITIS 21126
USDA ERER4
Common Names Wild Rose Canyon Buckwheat | Wild Rose Canyon Eriogonum | Telescope Peak buckwheat
Associated Scientific Names Eriogonum eremicola
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

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