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Eriogonum flavum var. piperi (Piper's golden buckwheat)
Reveal, James L.

Eriogonum flavum var. piperi

Eriogonum flavum Nutt. var. piperi (Greene) M.E. Jones

Piper's Golden Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Eriogonum flavum ssp. piperi, Eriogonum flavum var. linguifolium, Eriogonum piperi


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Loose to compact mats, up to about 2 feet across. Up to about 1 foot tall when flowering.

Bloom Information

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


USA: ID , MT , OR , WA , WY
Canada: BC

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eriogonum flavum var. piperi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriogonum flavum var. piperi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriogonum flavum var. piperi


Record Modified: 2023-05-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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