CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record eriogonum_ovalifolium_var._depressum - Sun, Dec. 5, 2021, 18:46 ET b
Eriogonum ovalifolium var. depressum
common namedepressed wild buckwheat
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.1
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G5T4T5      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (1):
Pine Creek Valley (642D) 4012151
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Lassen (LAS), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)(playas)
•Playas (Plyas)/On low mounds.
blooming period (Jun),Jul-Aug(Sep),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range1725 - 1740 meters
Discovered in CA by Vernon Oswald in 1998; known in CA only from Lassen NF. Rare in NV. Originally identified as var. purpureum; a similar taxon. Also similar to var. nivale. Not in TJM (1993). See Montana Agricultural College Science Studies, Botany 1(2):33-109 (1905) for original description.
full nameEriogonum ovalifolium Nutt. var. depressum Blank.
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDPGN084FF
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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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