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Eriogonum microthecum var. laxiflorum
slenderbush buckwheat
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington, primarily in the central and southeastern regions; Washington south to California, east to Montana and south to Arizona.

Habitat: Shrub-steppe and open forest, often where sandy or gravelly.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Eriogonum microthecum Nutt. var. laxiflorum Hook.
Publication: Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 5: 264. 1853. (as microtheca). 1853.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Eriogonum confertiflorum Benth.
Eriogonum microthecum Nutt. ssp. confertiflorum (Benth.) S. Stokes
Eriogonum microthecum Nutt. ssp. laxiflorum (Hook.) S. Stokes
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Eriogonum microthecum var. laxiflorum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Eriogonum microthecum var. laxiflorum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Eriogonum microthecum var. laxiflorum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Eriogonum microthecum var. laxiflorum photos.

USDA Plants: Eriogonum microthecum var. laxiflorum information.

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