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Eriogonum umbellatum var. munzii

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Eriogonum umbellatum var. munzii
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Eriogonum umbellatum var. munzii
Eriogonum umbellatum var. munzii
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Eriogonum umbellatum var. munzii
Eriogonum umbellatum var. munzii
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Eriogonum umbellatum var. munzii

Species Name: Eriogonum umbellatum var. munzii
Common Name: Munz's Sulphur Buckwheat

Beautiful mounding wild buckwheat. Native to mountains surrounding the LA Basin. Very drought tolerant and low maintenance. High wildlife value. Excellent in hot, sunny areas.

Plant Family: Polygonaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Low, mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
Sun Exposure: Sun to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 20 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Transverse Range (Santa Monica Mtns, San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mts) and San Jacinto Mtns
Natural Habitat: Open rocks or among shrubs

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