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Temblor Buckwheat
(Eriogonum temblorense )
Polygonaceae

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Description: Annual herb 4 - 32 inches (1-8dm) tall. Leaves basal, elliptic to obovate with densely matted hairs, and 5/8 - 1 1/2 inches long. Inflorescence is cyme-like. Flower lobes are white with dark stripes, hairless, smooth edged, and 1/8 inch (2mm) long. Involucres are bell-shaped with densely matted hairs, 1/8 inch (2mm) long, and have 5 teeth. Fruit are 1/8 inch (2-3mm) long.

Distribution:

Habitat: Barren clay in grassland, sandstone outcrops. Elevation 960 - 3200 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms May - September.

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

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Field Office: Bakersfield

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010