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Critically Imperiled Plant Profile (Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Olancha Peak buckwheat. 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.

Olancha Peak buckwheat. The tight mat-forming habit is well suited for survival in a harsh, exposed climate. Photo by Jim Shevock.

Species range map. Eriogonum wrightii var. olanchense range map.

Eriogonum wrightii var. olanchense, Olancha Peak buckwheat


  • NatureServe has not assessed threats yet.

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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