Eriogonum tripodum is a rare species of wild buckwheat known by the common name tripod buckwheat. It is endemic to California, where it is known from the Sierra Nevada foothills and northern sections of the Coast Ranges.
Eriogonum tripodum is generally part of the serpentine soils flora. This is a spreading subshrub growing up to about half a meter tall and wide with mostly hairless flowering stems arising from a caudex. The base of the plant is covered in clusters of widely lance-shaped leaves which are woolly in texture, especially on the undersides.
- Jepson Manual Treatment - Eriogonum tripodum
- USDA Plants Profile: Eriogonum tripodum
- Flora of North America Profile
- Eriogonum tripodum - Photo gallery
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