CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record eriogonum_ochrocephalum_var._ochrocephalum - Sun, Dec. 5, 2021, 18:15 ET b
Eriogonum ochrocephalum var. ochrocephalum
common nameochre-flowered buckwheat
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G5T3?      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (5):
Constantia (586A) 3912081, Beckwourth Pass (586D) 3912071, Calneva Lake (602A) 4012021, Little Mud Flat (620B) 4012042, Diamond Mountain (622C) 4012036
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Lassen (LAS), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR)
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)/volcanic or clay
blooming period May-Jun  
elevation range1200 - 2410 meters
Known in CA only from Long Valley; need quads. Threatened by mining. See Botany of California 2:480 (1880) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):321 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameEriogonum ochrocephalum S. Watson var. ochrocephalum
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Additional information:
standard acronym  EROCO2 Element Code  PDPGN084C6
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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 Sun, Dec. 5, 2021 from

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