Page author: David Giblin
Eriogonum cernuum
nodding buckwheat

Distribution: Occurring only in Franklin County, where disjunct from primary range of species; southeastern Oregon and adjacent Idaho to eastern California, also in Rocky Mountains and Great Plains.

Habitat: Sand, gravel or clay slopes and flats, shrub-steppe, and grasslands.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Eriogonum cernuum Nutt.
Publication: Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia. 4: 14. 1848.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Eriogonum cernuum Nutt. ssp. tenue (Torr. & A. Gray) S. Stokes
Eriogonum cernuum Nutt. var. cernuum [JPM]
Eriogonum cernuum Nutt. var. psammophilum S.L. Welsh
Eriogonum cernuum Nutt. var. tenue Torr. & A. Gray
Eriogonum cernuum Nutt. var. viminale (S. Stokes) Reveal
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Eriogonum cernuum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Eriogonum cernuum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Eriogonum cernuum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Eriogonum cernuum photos.

USDA Plants: Eriogonum cernuum information.

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