CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record eriogonum_umbellatum_var._torreyanum - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 14:18 ET b
Eriogonum umbellatum var. torreyanum
common nameDonner Pass buckwheat
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
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S2      ranking system key
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G5T2      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (8):
Tahoe City (538B) 3912022, Granite Chief (539A) 3912023, Truckee (554C) 3912032, Independence Lake (555A) 3912043, Webber Peak (555B) 3912044, Norden (555D) 3912033, English Mountain (556A) 3912045, Dog Valley (570D) 3912051
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Counties, states, regions:
Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Sierra (SIE)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/volcanic, rocky
blooming period Jul-Sep  
elevation range1855 - 2620 meters
Known from approximately 20 occurrences. Similar to var. glaberrimum. Draft interim management guide prepared by USFS in 1993. See Fremontia 1(3):20 (1973) for discussion of rediscovery at type locality, and Phytologia 66(4):341-347 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameEriogonum umbellatum Torr. var. torreyanum (Gray) Jones
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Additional information:
standard acronym  ERUMT Element Code  PDPGN086U9
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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 Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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