CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record eriogonum_apricum_var._prostratum - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 08:12 ET b
Eriogonum apricum var. prostratum
common nameIrish Hill 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
G2T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  01/87
federal listingEndangered  05/26/99
where found
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Topographic quads (2):
Irish Hill (494B) 3812048, Carbondale (495A) 3812141
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Amador (AMA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)(openings, Ione soil)
blooming period Jun-Jul  
elevation range90 - 120 meters
Known from only two occurrences near Irish Hill and Carbondale Mesa on the Ione Formation. Threatened by vehicles, mining, and erosion. See Madroņo 20(6):320 (1970) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):320-321 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameEriogonum apricum J.T. Howell var. prostratum Myatt
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ERAPP Element Code  PDPGN080F2
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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 Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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