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Eriogonum microtheca var. laxiflorum
Great Basin slender buckwheat, Great Basin wild buckwheat
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
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Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central Washington; central Washington to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Sandy deserts to lower mountain slopes, chiefly with sagebrush.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Eriogonum confertiflorum Benth.
Eriogonum microtheca Nutt. ssp. confertiflorum (Benth.) S. Stokes
Eriogonum microtheca Nutt. ssp. laxiflorum (Hook.) S. Stokes
Eriogonum microthecum Nutt. var. laxiflorum Hook., orthographic variant
Additional Resources:

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

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

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

CalPhotos: Eriogonum microtheca var. laxiflorum photos.

USDA Plants: Eriogonum microtheca var. laxiflorum information.

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