Eriogonum latifolium

Coast buckwheat

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   minute
  • Inflorescence Size:   < 1 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   fall - summer
  • Flower Color:   red - white
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   67,500
  • 2945
2945

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Eriogonum latifolium

Common Name:Coast buckwheat

Eriogonum latifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

US Distribution:beyond CA but confined to w. North America
Plant Community(s):Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat:coastal
Family:Polygonaceae

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Del Norte, Humboldt, Kern, Mendocino, Monterey, Marin, Napa, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Benito, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Siskiyou, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Sonoma, Tuolumne, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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