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Eriogonum siskiyouense (Siskiyou buckwheat)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Eriogonum siskiyouense

Eriogonum siskiyouense Small

Siskiyou Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)


USDA Symbol: ERSI5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Shape: Spatulate
Leaf Pubescence: Tomentose
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.
Leaf: Whitish.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


Native Distribution: Northern California.
Native Habitat: Gravelly serpentine slopes and outcrops, manzanita communities, montane conifer woodlands; 5200'-9100'.

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.

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-09
Research By: TWC Staff

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