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
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 137256
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

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

Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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