Thursday, February 16, 2017

Eriogonum latens (Inyo Wild Buckwheat)

 7/2/16 Horseshoe Meadow Road, Lone Pine Region, Eastern Sierra, 
Inyo National Forest, Inyo County, CA

 7/2/16 Horseshoe Meadow Road

7/2/16 Horseshoe Meadow Road


COMMON NAME: Inyo Wild Buckwheat

SPECIES: Eriogonum latens

FAMILY: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

LIFE LIST DATE: 7/2/2016

LOCATION: Horseshoe Meadow Road, Lone Pine Region, Inyo National Forest, Eastern Sierra, Inyo County, CA 


Treatment from Jepson eFlora:

Habit: Perennial herb (1.5)2.5--4.5(5) dm, 1--2 dm diam. 

Stem: 1--4 dm, generally glabrous. 

Leaf: basal; blades 1--3(3.5) cm, 0.8--2.5 cm wide, short hairy. 

Inflorescence: head-like, 2--3.5(4) cm diam; branches 0; involucres generally 2--5, 6--8 mm, hairy; teeth 5--8. 

Flower: 3--6 mm, stipe 0.1--0.2 mm, sparsely hairy; perianth cream to pale yellow, lobes obovate to spoon-shaped. 

Fruit: 3--5 mm, glabrous. 

Ecology: Gravel; 

Elevation: 2600--3400 m. 

Bioregional Distribution: c&s SNH (e slope), W&I, n DMtns (Panamint Range); 

Distribution Outside California: west-central Nevada. 

Flowering Time: Jun--Aug 

Synonyms: Eriogonum elatum Douglas ex Benth. subsp. glabrescens S. Stokes; Eriogonum monticola S. Stokes

eFlora Treatment Author: James L. Reveal & Thomas J. Rosatti

No comments:

Post a Comment