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Eriogonum gossypinum
cottony buckwheat Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Eriogonum gossypinum Polygonaceae
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common names
  cottony buckwheat
  gypsum wild-buckwheat
accepted scientific name
  Eriogonum gossypinum Curran
rules for finding collection records
  Eriogonum gossypinum (89)
family name
  Polygonaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Chris Winchell
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Six petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of March thru end of September
Endemic to California

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (70)
J. Reveal (12)
Jay Sullivan (1)
base map where plant found
mag select

Desert
Grassland
Disturbed
Sand
grid lines base