Eriogonum nudum Douglas ex Benth.
Naked Buckwheat, Nakedstem Buckwheat
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)
USDA Symbol: ERNU3
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Blooms sometimes pink or rose.
BenefitUse Food: Native Californians gathered young spring leaves for food.
Nectar Source: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial 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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BibliographyBibref 1186 - Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America (2005) Covell, C.V., Jr.
Bibref 1185 - Field Guide to Western Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides) (1999) Opler, P.A. and A.B. Wright
Bibref 1218 - Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Natural Resources (2006) Anderson, M. Kat
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Eriogonum nudum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriogonum nudum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriogonum nudum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2017-08-01
Research By: TWC Staff