Location: Southwest District, Uncompahgre Field Office, Montrose County
Size: 377 acres
Designated: 1989 Uncompahgre Basin Resource Management Plan (216 acres) and 2004 Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area Resource Management Plan (161 acres)
Land Manager: Bureau of Land Management, Uncompaghre Field Office
The existing Research Natural Area (RNA) and ACEC contains a significant portion of one of the largest populations of the federally endangered clay-loving Buckwheat (Eriogonum pelinophilum).