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Wright's Buckwheat

Wright's Buckwheat is a small, low-growing perennial herb or shrub with gray woolly leaves apreading near the ground.  Flowers are produced on erect stems well above the foliage and are pinkish white in color.  This drought hardy native grows from near sea level to 11,482 feet in a wide group of plant communities.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Eriogonum wrightii has pink-white flowers
Eriogonum wrightii has gray foliage
Latin Name: 
Eriogonum wrightii
Family Name: 
Polygonaceae
Place of Origin: 
Southwest USA and Northwest Mexico
Bloom Time: 
Sep
Plant Types: 
Garden Location: 
El Rincon, junction Tram Rd. with Old Service Road