USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Olancha Peak buckwheat is still known only from the immediate area around Olancha Peak, east of the southern Sierra Nevada crest. Habitat for this plant is above 10,000 feet among granite boulders. Photo by Jim Shevock.
The tight mat-forming habit is well suited for survival in a harsh, exposed climate. Photo by Jim Shevock.
Eriogonum wrightii var. olanchense range map.
Eriogonum wrightii var. olanchense, Olancha Peak buckwheat
- NatureServe has not assessed threats yet.
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
U.S. Forest Service
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Washington DC 20250-1103
Last modified: Thursday, 08-Dec-2011 15:41:51 EST