Eriogonum gracile

Slender buckwheat

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   inconspicuous
  • Inflorescence Size:   < 1 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   fall
  • Flower Color:   pink - white - yellow
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   252,000
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Eriogonum gracile

Common Name:Slender buckwheat

Eriogonum gracile, a dicot, is a annual herb that is native to California.

US Distribution:beyond CA but confined to w. North America
Plant Community(s):Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland
Habitat:
Family:Polygonaceae

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, ContraCosta, Colusa, El Dorado, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Madera, Merced, Monterey, Mariposa, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Plumas, Riverside, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Solano, Stanislaus, Tehama, Tulare, Ventura, Yolo

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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