CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record eriogonum_spergulinum_var._pratense - Sun, Dec. 5, 2021, 18:12 ET b
Eriogonum spergulinum var. pratense
common namemountain meadow wild buckwheat
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.3
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G4T3      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Tulare (TUL)
  • 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)(meadows and creeks)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)/Often edges, usually sandy or gravelly
blooming period Jul-Aug  
elevation range1830 - 3445 meters
Known only from the high Sierra Nevada; field surveys needed. Occurrences from Kern Plateau are threatened by trampling and grazing. Many collections of E. spergulinum from FRE Co. need to be examined to confirm their varietal identification. See Leaflets of Western Botany 3(9):201-202 (1943) for original description, and 6(4):75-80 (1950) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameEriogonum spergulinum A. Gray var. pratense (S. Stokes) J.T. Howell
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ERSPP Element Code  PDPGN085J1
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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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