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Eriogonum abertianum (Abert's buckwheat)
Juett, William

Eriogonum abertianum

Eriogonum abertianum Torr.

Abert's Buckwheat, Abert's 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)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AZ , KS , NM , TX

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)

Crescent Metalmark
(Apodemia phyciodoides)

Adult Food Source
Learn more at BAMONA


Propagation Material: Seeds


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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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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