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California Buckwheat
Scientific Name: Eriogonum fasciculatum Benth.
Family: Polygonaceae
California Buckwheat (Eriogonum  fasciculatum)
Picture USDA
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8,9,10-24
USDA: 9-11

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southern California, Utah, Arizona, at 1000 to 4500 feet elevation (300-1300 m)

Growth Habits: Perennial shrub, up to 3 feet tall (90 cm), 4 feet spread (1.2 m); small dark green leaves with wooly undersides.

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water in Phoenix, no to little water elsewhere. Needs well drained sandy or gravelly soil.

Propagation: Seeds or cuttings

Cultural Practices:
When the shrub is becoming to leggy, it needs to be replaced.

Blooming Habits:
Pinkish or white flowers, i flattened clusters, in summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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