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Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Warriner Lytle'

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Species Name: Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Warriner Lytle'
Common Name: Warriner Lytle buckwheat

Very drought-tolerant; tough and easy to grow. Forage and nectar source for many butterfly species, especially Blues. Introduced by TPF.

Plant Family: Polygonaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 2' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Low, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Pink-Chocolate
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden. Introduced by TPF.
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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