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Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum
purple cushion wild buckwheat
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; widely distributed in western North America from British Columbia and Alberta south to California, east to New Mexico.

Habitat: Sagebrush desert and dry forest openings.

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt. var. purpureum (Nutt.) Durand
Publication: Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. n. s. 11: 175. 1860. 1860.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Eriogonum davisianum S. Stokes
Eriogonum orthocaulon Small
Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt. ssp. purpureum (Nutt.) A. Nelson ex S. Stokes
Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt. var. celsum A. Nelson [HC]
Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt. var. orthocaulon (Small) C.L. Hitchc.
Eucycla purpurea Nutt.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum photos.

USDA Plants: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum information.

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