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Eriogonum cernuum (Nodding buckwheat)
Reveal, James L.

Eriogonum cernuum

Eriogonum cernuum Nutt.

Nodding Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)


USDA Symbol: ERCE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: To about 2 feet.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , SK

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-08-23
Research By: CBR

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