Eriogonum caespitosum

Matted Buckwheat

Plant family: Polygonaceae - Buckwheat

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Plant type: Sub-shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Red, Yellow
Blooming Season Spring
Height 0-1 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Inland Sage Scrub, Sub-Alpine Forest, Woodland/Forest

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Decomposed Granite, Rocky

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Tolerates Hard Frost

Plant Highlights

Matted Buckwheat or Cushion Buckwheat forms a mat of white-woolly leaves, spreading to 18" in diameter. Flower stems are bare, to 4" long, with a single head of flowers supported by a single small cup. The flowers are yellow, fading to red.

Grows in sandy or rocky soils at high elevations. Cultivated as a rock garden plant. Important source of nectar for native bees and butterflies.

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