CPC Plant Profile: Bear Lake Buckwheat
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Plant Profile

Bear Lake Buckwheat (Eriogonum microthecum var. lacus-ursi)

Description
  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 787666
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/18/2021

Participating Institutions
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. lacus-ursi in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 4308 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. lacus-ursi 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. lacus-ursi
Authority Reveal & A. Sanders
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 44944
ITIS 823886
USDA
Common Names Bear lake buckwheat
Associated Scientific Names Eriogonum microthecum var. lacus-ursi
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

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