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Eriogonum nudum (Naked buckwheat)
Vick, Albert F. W.

Eriogonum nudum

Eriogonum nudum Douglas ex Benth.

Naked Buckwheat, Nakedstem Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ERNU3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Blooms sometimes pink or rose.

Distribution

USA: CA , NV , OR , WA

Benefit

Use Food: Native Californians gathered young spring leaves for food.
Attracts: Butterflies
Nectar Source: 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.

Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)

Acmon Blue
(Plebejus acmon)

Larval Host
Learn more at BAMONA

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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