Eriogonum umbellatum

Eriogonum umbellatum

Sulphur flower

Drought tolerant perennial; full sunlight to partial shade. From basal leaf clumps, erect stalks yield tiny yellow flowers that form balls or umbel-like clusters. Most common on dry rocky slopes, sagebrush deserts, mountain meadows, or alpine ridges, on generally well drained soils.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 12 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 7 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
7.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
209,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Summer