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Ione Buckwheat
(Eriogonum apricum var. apricum )
Polygonaceae

Ione Buckwheat
Photo Copyright 2001 George W. Hartwell

Description: Perennial herb 3-10 inches (8-25cm) tall. Leaves roundish, 1/8 - 3/8 inches (3-10mm) long. Inflorescence is cyme-like and upright, with scale-like bracts. Involucres are 1/8 inch (2-2.5mm) long. Flowers are white, 1/8 inch (2-3mm) long. Fruit are 1/8 inch (2.5-3mm) long. 

Distribution:

Habitat: Red clay of Ione Formation. Elevation 192 - 464 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms July - October.

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Status: Federal Endangered, California State Endangered, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Field Office: Mother Lode

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010