Eriogonum fasciculatum     
Buckwheat   
Polygonaceae Family     

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white flowers
bloom on Eriogonum fasciculatum
Form: low rounded shrub; also considered a herbaceous perennial
Seasonality: evergreen
Size: 1-3ft, spread to 4ft
Leaves: linear, sometimes lobed at terminal ends, gray-green, to 3/4in long, rolled inward, underside is silvery and pubescent
Flowers: terminal clusters of pinkish white fuzzy flowers; long bloom period, March-November
Fruit: not significant
Stems/Trunks: n/a
Range/Origin: very widespread; found on rocky south facing slopes of the Mojave, Sonoran and Chihuahuan deserts; elevations of 1000-4500ft
Hardiness: to 15°F

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NOTES:

aka California buckwheat
leggy Buckwheat plant
small Buckwheat plant new specimen of Eriogonum fasciculatum (left)
and more established plant (above)


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