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Eriogonum fasciculatum var. poliofolium

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Eriogonum fasciculatum var. poliofolium
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Eriogonum fasciculatum var. poliofolium

Species Name: Eriogonum fasciculatum var. poliofolium
Common Name: Eastern Mojave buckwheat

Wonderful honey plant and a forage source for many butterfly species. Likes good drainage. Excellent for erosion control.

Plant Family: Polygonaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3-6' H x 3-9' W
Growth Habit: Dense, rounded
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: - 10 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: s Sierra Nevada, Inner South Coast Ranges, e South Coast, Transverse Ranges, e Peninsular Ranges, East of Sierra Nevada, Desert
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes and washes

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