Golden Buckwheat

Photo Credit: Oregon Department of Agriculture


  • Species Common Name Golden Buckwheat
  • Species Scientific Name Eriogonum chrysops
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Threatened


Special needs

Golden buckwheat occurs on exposed, rocky ridges at mid-elevations.

Limiting factors

Golden buckwheat is endemic to a small area in Malheur County. Issues of small population size and impacts from quarry mining threaten this species.

Conservation actions

Monitor existing populations.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Department of Agriculture Plant Conservation