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Panamint Mountains Buckwheat
(Eriogonum microthecum var. panamintense )
Polygonaceae

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Description: Deciduous shrub 1-2 feet (3-6dm) high. Stems and inflorescence covered with soft woolly hairs. Leaf 1/4 - 3/4 inches (6-18mm) long, 1/4 - 5/16 inches (3-8mm) wide, broadly elliptical, and strongly rolled under. Inflorescence is cyme-like with whitish-brown flowers.

Distribution:

Habitat: Dry slopes, rocky, sagebrush scrub, pinyon-juniper, sabalpine coniferous forest. Elevation 6080 - 10,400 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms June - October.

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Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Field Office: Bishop, Ridgecrest

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010