Eriogonum palmerianum

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Eriogonum palmerianum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Eriogonum
Species: E. palmerianum
Binomial name
Eriogonum palmerianum

Eriogonum palmerianum is a species of wild buckwheat known by the common name Palmer's buckwheat. It is native to the southwestern United States and Great Basin region, where it grows in many types of desert and sagebrush plateau habitat.


This is an annual herb producing an erect stem up to 30 centimeters tall which is coated in woolly fibers. The leaves are located around the base of the stem and are borne on short petioles.

The upper part of the stem spreads into an inflorescence lined with clusters of small white, yellow, or pink flowers.

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