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Eriogonum heracleoides Nutt.
Parsnip-flower Buckwheat, Wyeth's Buckwheat
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)
USDA Symbol: ERHE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: White to off-white.
DistributionUSA: CA , CO , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , 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.
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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
Web ReferenceWebref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
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 resourcesUSDA: Find Eriogonum heracleoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriogonum heracleoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriogonum heracleoides
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-05-01
Research By: TWC Staff