CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record eriogonum_giganteum_var._compactum - Tue, Dec. 7, 2021, 18:26 ET b
Eriogonum giganteum var. compactum
common nameSanta Barbara Island buckwheat
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life form deciduous shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
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S2      ranking system key
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Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingRare  11/79
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (1):
Santa Barbara Island (SBRA)
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Counties, states, regions:
Santa Barbara Isl. (SBR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal bluff scrub (CBScr)(usually rocky)
blooming period May-Aug(Sep),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range10 - 300 meters
Known from fewer than 10 occurrences, but population numbers are increasing. Threatened by non-native plants. See Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 41:130 (1943) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):318-319 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameEriogonum giganteum Wats. var. compactum Dunkle
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ERGIC Element Code  PDPGN082A1
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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 Tue, Dec. 7, 2021 from

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