CPC Plant Profile: Cache Peak Buckwheat
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Cache Peak Buckwheat (Eriogonum kennedyi var. pinicola)

Photo Credit: Cheryl Birker
Description
  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 146766
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/29/2018

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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 2 accessions of Eriogonum kennedyi var. pinicola in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 9404 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 2 seed accessions of Eriogonum kennedyi var. pinicola from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 54 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Eriogonum kennedyi var. pinicola
Authority Reveal
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 1744
ITIS 195509
USDA
Common Names Cache Peak Buckwheat | Cache Peak Wild Buckwheat
Associated Scientific Names Eriogonum kennedyi var. pinicola
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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