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Eriogonum acaule (Singlestem buckwheat)
Reveal, James L.

Eriogonum acaule

Eriogonum acaule Nutt.

Singlestem Buckwheat, Pointed Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Eriogonum caespitosum var. acaule

USDA Symbol: ERAC3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Matted, up to about 2 inches tall by 8 inches across.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug



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.

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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