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Eriogonum effusum
spreading wild buckwheat Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Eriogonum effusum Polygonaceae
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common name
  spreading wild buckwheat
accepted scientific name
  Eriogonum effusum Nutt.
rules for finding collection records
  Eriogonum effusum (294)
  Eriogonum microthecum effusum (193)
family name
  Polygonaceae
Image Author: ©2012 James L. Reveal
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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