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Nodding Wild Buckwheat - Eriogonum cernuum

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Taprooted annual. Stems simple or branched at the base, erect, 8–40 cm. Leaves all basal or near-basal; the blades ovate to orbicular, 1–3 cm long, tomentose below, less so above. Inflorescence a diffuse, finely branched cyme with spreading to reflexed, ultimate branches; bracts scale-like; involucres 1–2 mm long, glabrous with 5 erect lobes. Flowers 1–2 mm long, white to pink, campanulate; tepals glabrous, the outer broader than the inner; stamens exserted. Achenes 1–2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
AB, SK south to AZ and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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Habitat
Sandhills and sandy soil of grasslands, streambanks; plains (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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