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Eriogonum microthecum (Slender buckwheat)
Reveal, James L.

Eriogonum microthecum

Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.

Slender Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)


USDA Symbol: ERMI4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Fruit Type: Achene

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-09-29
Research By: CBR

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