Taxon: Eriogonum crocatum Davidson

Genus: Eriogonum
Family: Polygonaceae
  Subfamily: Eriogonoideae
Nomen number: 404697
Place of publication: Bull. S. Calif. Acad. Sci. 23:17. 1924
Name Verified on: 27-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Feb-1996
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • saffron wild buckwheat  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • saffron-buckwheat  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F CalifJep; Dict Gard; Hortus 3; F NAmer)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)

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