Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 10, 2016

Extremely Rare Buckwheat Found At Black Diamond Mines 

The San Francisco Chronicle reported on the discovery of a new location for the extremely rare Mount Diablo buckwheat Eriogonum truncatum

The half-acre cluster of critically endangered Mount Diablo buckwheat was spotted at the 6,096-acre Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve, near Antioch, by two botanists who saw a pink hue of growth on rolling hills that normally would be covered with California’s signature golden grasslands.

Read full story and see photo sat: Botanists’ ‘holy grail’ blooms near Antioch – SFGate


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