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Eriogonum nudum var. pauciflorum x westonii

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Species Name: Eriogonum nudum pauciflorum x westonii
Common Name: Naked Buckwheat

This buckwheat hybrid has small round clusters of creamy white flowers. Leaves are broad and clustered in basal rosettes. Flowers form at the end of tall slender stems, appearing to float in the air. They attract butterflies and many other pollinators.

Plant Family: Polygonaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-3' H x 1-3' W
Growth Habit: Low with tall flower stems
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Creamy white
Endangered?:
Distribution: Transverse Ranges
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes, flats. Elevation: 1000 - 8400'

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