Eriogonum parvifolium

Sea cliff 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
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Salt Tolerance:   high
  • Characteristics / Comments:   good as ground cover - fire retardent properties
  • Fire Resistant / Low Fuel:   TRUE
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   90,000
  • 2952

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Eriogonum parvifolium

Common Name:Sea cliff buckwheat

Eriogonum parvifolium, a angiosperm, is a shrub that is native to California.

US Distribution:California
Plant Community(s):Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Los Angeles, Mendocino, Monterey, Orange, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Tulare, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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