CPC Plant Profile: Johnston's Buckwheat
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Johnston's Buckwheat (Eriogonum microthecum var. johnstonii)

Description
  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 150870
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

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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 1 accessions of Eriogonum microthecum var. johnstonii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 160 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 1 seed accessions of Eriogonum microthecum var. johnstonii from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Eriogonum microthecum var. johnstonii
Authority Reveal
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 1755
ITIS 195529
USDA
Common Names Johnston's Brush Buckwheat | Johnston's Buckwheat
Associated Scientific Names Eriogonum microthecum var. johnstonii
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

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

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