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Sonoran Desert Plants
Eriogonum maculatum (Spotted Wild Buckwheat)

Crater Range

 

Habitat: rocky slopes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: basal simple entire
Flower Color: white or whitish magenta or pink
Flowering Period: Apr. to June
Spines: spineless
Family: Polygonaceae (buckwheat family)
Abundance: rare
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona Part 19. Eudicots: Polygalaceae to Simmondsiaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-47: 1-71. Published 23 June 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 16 (13.7 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Eriogonum maculatum (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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