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Eriogonum shockleyi (Shockley's buckwheat)
Reveal, James L.

Eriogonum shockleyi

Eriogonum shockleyi S. Watson

Shockley's Buckwheat, Shockley's Wild Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Eriogonum shockleyi ssp. candidum, Eriogonum shockleyi ssp. longilobum, Eriogonum shockleyi var. longilobum, Eriogonum shockleyi var. packardiae, Eriogonum shockleyi var. shockleyi


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Matted, up to about 3 inches tall by 6 feet across.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , NM , NV , UT

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.

Find Seed or Plants

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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