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Eriogonum deflexum (Skeletonweed)
Reveal, James L.

Eriogonum deflexum

Eriogonum deflexum Torr.

Skeletonweed, Flatcrown Buckwheat, Skeletonweed Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)


USDA Symbol: ERDE6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: To about 5 feet.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Green
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


USA: AZ , CA , NM , NV , UT

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-08-31
Research By: CBR

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