Taxon: Eriogonum caespitosum Nutt.

Genus: Eriogonum
Family: Polygonaceae
  Subfamily: Eriogonoideae
Nomen number: 448152
Place of publication: J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 7:50, t. 8, f. 2. 1834
Name Verified on: 02-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Jul-2014
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • matted wild buckwheat  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (for rock gardens fide Dict Gard; F NAmer)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Wyoming
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)

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