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Eriogonum incanum (Frosted buckwheat)
Vick, Albert F. W.

Eriogonum incanum

Eriogonum incanum Torr. & A. Gray

Frosted Buckwheat, Frosted Wild Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Eriogonum marifolium var. incanum

USDA Symbol: ERIN9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

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



Web Reference

Webref 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 resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-01
Research By: CBR

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