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Tall Woolly Buckwheat

Tall woolly buckwheat is common name for Eriogonum elatum. Tall buckwheat, tall wild buckwheat, and rush buckwheat are other names for this member of the Buckwheat Family (Polygonaceae). This perennial native grows on open sagebrush flats in sandy to gravelly … Continue reading

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Tall Eriogonum

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Tall eriogonum (Eriogonum elatum) is a desert buckwheat that on first glance closely resembles nude buckwheat (see “Nude Buckwheat” 06-21-12). One of the main differences can be seen in the basal leaf rosettes. Nude buckwheat has oval leaves with long … Continue reading

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