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Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Dana Point'

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Species Name: Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Dana Point'
Common Name: Dana Point buckwheat

Bright green leaves and white flowers. Great for erosion control. More mounding than species. Forage source for many butterfly species, especially Blues. Blooms in summer!

Plant Family: Polygonaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3-4' H x 4-6' W
Growth Habit: Mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes, washes and canyons in Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Deserts below 8000'

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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