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Eriogonum longifolium

Eriogonum longifolium Nutt.

Longleaf Buckwheat, Longleaf Wild Buckwheat

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)


USDA Symbol: erlo5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: silvery-green


USA: AL , AR , FL , KS , KY , LA , MO , NM , OK , TN , TX

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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Additional resources

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


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

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