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Status: record eriogonum_alexanderae - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 10:53 ET b
Eriogonum alexanderae
common nameAlexander's buckwheat
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G2G3   G2G3: Intermediate between G2 and G3
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (1):
Bodie (470A) 3811921
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Mono (MNO), Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)/shale or gravelly
blooming period May-Jul  
elevation range2895 - 2895 meters
Previously on List 2.2 as E. ochrocephalum var. alexanderae; see this name in TJM (1993). Known in CA from only between Potato Pk. and Bodie Mtn., where not seen since 1967; field surveys needed. Potentially threatened by gold mining. Not in TJM 2 and treated as a synonym of E. crosbyae in FNA Vol. 5, which does not occur in CA. See Great Basin Naturalist 45:276 (1985) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):295-321 (1989) and 24:33-38 (2011) for taxonomic treatments.
full nameEriogonum alexanderae (Reveal) Grady & Reveal
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDPGN084C5
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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