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Eriogonum brevicaule (Shortstem buckwheat)
Reveal, James L.

Eriogonum brevicaule

Eriogonum brevicaule Nutt.

Shortstem Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)


USDA Symbol: ERBR5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: To about 18 inches in height by 2 feet spread.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: CO , ID , NE , NV , SD , UT , WY

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-08-22
Research By: CBR

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