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Eriogonum umbellatum var. juniporinum

Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. var. juniporinum Reveal

Juniper Buckwheat, Juniper Sulphur Flower, Sulphur-flower Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Cream, whitish, or pale yellow to greenish yellow.


Native Habitat: Sandy to gravelly flats and slopes, saltbush and sagebrush communities, pinyon-juniper and occasionally montane conifer woodlands.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) 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 umbellatum var. juniporinum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriogonum umbellatum var. juniporinum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriogonum umbellatum var. juniporinum


Record Modified: 2020-11-12
Research By: CBR

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