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Eriogonum tenellum var. ramosissimum (Tall buckwheat)
Carr, Bill

Eriogonum tenellum var. ramosissimum

Eriogonum tenellum Torr. var. ramosissimum Benth.

Tall Buckwheat, Granite Mountain Wild Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Eriogonum tenellum var. caulescens

USDA Symbol: ERTER

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Shape: Deltoid , Elliptic
Flower:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Distribution: Hill Country of Texas: Burnet, Gillespie, Llano, and Mason counties of central Texas, endemic.
Native Habitat: Granitic flat outcrops, ledges, and crevices, mixed grassland and mesquite communities, juniper and oak woodlands; 650'-2000'.

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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eriogonum tenellum var. ramosissimum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriogonum tenellum var. ramosissimum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriogonum tenellum var. ramosissimum

Metadata

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

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