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Barron's Buckwheat (Eriogonum spectabile)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 738331
  • Lifeform: Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Barron's Buckwheat (Eriogonum spectabile) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Barron's Buckwheat can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Barron's Buckwheat (Eriogonum spectabile)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

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 spectabile in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 116 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 spectabile from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 26 maternal plants

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Taxon Eriogonum spectabile
Authority B.L. Corbin, Reveal & R. Barron
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 44493
ITIS 823788
Duration Perennial
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Eriogonum spectabile
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships


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