Eriogonum fasciculatum

California buckwheat

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   shrub
  • Flower Size:   minute
  • Inflorescence Size:   < 1 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   summer
  • Flower Color:   pink - white
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Salt Tolerance:   medium
  • Characteristics / Comments:   good as ground cover - good for revegetation - erosion control
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   45,000
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Eriogonum fasciculatum

Common Name:California buckwheat

Eriogonum fasciculatum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

US Distribution:beyond CA but confined to w. North America
Plant Community(s):Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland, Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat:slopes
Family:Polygonaceae

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, ContraCosta, Colusa, Fresno, Glenn, Imperial, Inyo, Kings, Kern, Lake, Los Angeles, Madera, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Marin, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Trinity, Tulare, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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