CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record eriogonum_ovalifolium_var._eximium - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 02:56 ET b
Eriogonum ovalifolium var. eximium
common namebrown-margined buckwheat
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.3
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5T2      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Counties, states, regions:
Alpine (ALP), El Dorado (ELD), Nevada (NV)
  • Pending additional quad-level data, only county data are being provided for List 4 plants.
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)/granitic, sandy
blooming period Jun-Aug  
elevation range1800 - 3400 meters
Intergrades with var. nivale. See Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 36:181 (1923) for original description, Mentzelia 1:19 (1976) for revised nomenclature, and Phytologia 66(4):335-336 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameEriogonum ovalifolium Nutt. var. eximium (Tides.) J.T. Howell
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Additional information:
standard acronym  EROVE Element Code  PDPGN084FD
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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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