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Eriogonum multiflorum (Wild buckwheat)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Eriogonum multiflorum

Eriogonum multiflorum Benth.

Wild Buckwheat, Heart-sepal Buckwheat, Heart-sepal Wild Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)


USDA Symbol: ERMU4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower: Flowers in 6 inch head.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct


USA: AR , LA , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Open woodlands

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Gravelly


Use Ornamental: Color, Understory, Rock gardens, Rocky hillside, Erosion control
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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.


Propagation Material: Seeds


Bibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-08-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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