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Eriogonum abertianum Torr.
Abert's buckwheat

General Information
Symbol: ERAB2
Group: Dicot
Family: Polygonaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
ERABA Eriogonum abertianum Torr. var. abertianum Abert's buckwheat
ERABC Eriogonum abertianum Torr. var. cyclosepalum (Greene) Fosberg Abert's buckwheat
ERABG Eriogonum abertianum Torr. var. gillespiei Fosberg
ERABN Eriogonum abertianum Torr. var. neomexicanum Gandog.
ERABV Eriogonum abertianum Torr. var. villosum Fosberg
ERCY3 Eriogonum cyclosepalum Greene


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Polygonales
Family Polygonaceae – Buckwheat family
Genus Eriogonum Michx. – buckwheat
Species Eriogonum abertianum Torr. – Abert's buckwheat

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Description of Values

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