Eriogonum annuum Nutt.
Annual Buckwheat, Annual Wild Buckwheat, Umbrella Plant
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)
USDA Symbol: ERAN4
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
DistributionUSA: AR , CO , IL , IN , KS , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , WY
Native Habitat: Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannas
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: Circumneutral (pH 6.8-7.2)
Soil Description: Sandy, Gravelly
BenefitUse Ornamental: Rock gardens, Rocky hillside, Erosion control
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX
BibliographyBibref 765 - McMillen's Texas Gardening: Wildflowers (1998) Howard, D.
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Eriogonum annuum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriogonum annuum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriogonum annuum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2021-02-25
Research By: TWC Staff