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Eriogonum niveum (Snow buckwheat)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Eriogonum niveum

Eriogonum niveum Douglas ex Benth.

Snow Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Eriogonum niveum ssp. decumbens, Eriogonum niveum var. decumbens, Eriogonum niveum var. dichotomum, Eriogonum strictum var. lachnostegium

USDA Symbol: ERNI2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


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.

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Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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


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

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