Eriogonum heracleoides

Eriogonum heracleoides

Wyeth buckwheat

Low water requirement, full sunlight. White or pinkish umbel-type flower clusters develop on matted, or sometimes woody stems growing 6 to 16 inches high. Perennial, occurs on dry canyon slopes from mid to high elevations and is occasionally found in dense populations.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 16 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 10 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
28.10 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
135,700
Planting Season: 
Spring
Summer
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White or Pinkish
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer