CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-16sep 9-2-16
Status: record eriogonum_alpinum - Fri, Oct. 28, 2016 00:24 ET c
Eriogonum alpinum
common nameTrinity buckwheat
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Benjamin C. Hammett © 2001 California Academy of Sciences  Follow image link for photo data.
life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  07/79
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (6):
Seven Lakes Basin (682B) 4112224, Mumbo Basin (683A) 4112225, Whisky Bill Peak (683D) 4112215, Mount Eddy (699C) 4112234, Scott Mountain (700C) 4112236, South China Mountain (700D) 4112235
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI)
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)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/serpentinite, rocky
blooming period Jun-Sep  
elevation range2185 - 2900 meters
Known from fewer than 20 occurrences in the Mt. Eddy and Cory Pk. areas. See Botanical Gazette 7:6 (1882) for original description, and Phytologia 66(4):356-357 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameEriogonum alpinum Engelm.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ERAL6 Element Code  PDPGN08060
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2016. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-16sep). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Fri, Oct. 28, 2016 from

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