Eriogonum caespitosum Nutt.
Matted Buckwheat, Mat Buckwheat
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)
Synonym(s): Eriogonum sphaerocephalum var. sericoleucum
USDA Symbol: ERCA8
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: To about 4 inches in height by 2 feet spread.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WY
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.
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Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Eriogonum caespitosum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriogonum caespitosum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriogonum caespitosum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2017-08-22
Research By: TWC Staff