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Eriogonum wrightii var. wrightii

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Erigonum wrightii var. wrightii
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Erigonum wrightii var. wrightii
Erigonum wrightii var. wrightii
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Erigonum wrightii var. wrightii
Erigonum wrightii var. wrightii
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Erigonum wrightii var. wrightii

Species Name: Eriogonum wrightii var. wrightii
Common Name: Wright's Buckwheat

A small, compact buckwheat for the garden. Small clusters of bright white flowers bloom through fall. A good choice for rock garden and butterfly gardens. It is the larval food plant for the Veined Blue.

Plant Family: Polygonaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 1.5' H x 2' W
Growth Habit: Low, compact
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 0 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Mojave Desert
Natural Habitat: Dry gravel and rocks below 10,000'

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