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Eriogonum abertianum (Abert's buckwheat)
Muller, Thomas L.

Eriogonum abertianum

Eriogonum abertianum Torr.

Abert's buckwheat, Abert wild buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Eriogonum abertianum var. abertianum, Eriogonum abertianum var. cyclosepalum, Eriogonum abertianum var. gillespiei, Eriogonum abertianum var. neomexicanum, Eriogonum abertianum var. villosum, Eriogonum cyclosepalum

USDA Symbol: ERAB2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: AZ , KS , NM , TX

Propagation

Propagation Material: Seeds

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)

Eriogonum abertianum is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
Crescent Metalmark
(Apodemia phyciodoides)

Food Source
Learn more at BAMONA

Bibliography

Bibref 1186 - Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America (2005) Covell, C.V., Jr.
Bibref 1185 - Field Guide to Western Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides) (1999) Opler, P.A. and A.B. Wright

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Eriogonum abertianum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriogonum abertianum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriogonum abertianum

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2010-11-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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