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Longstem Buckwheat
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Eriogonum elongatum
  

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About Longstem Buckwheat (Eriogonum elongatum) Longstem Buckwheat (Eriogonum elongatum) is a common native perennial herb that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow in , at elevations from 200-6200 feet.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Max. Height
6 ft (1.8 m)

Flower Color
Cream, Pink, White

Flowering Season
Summer, Fall
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter


Native Status
Native

Natural Setting
Site Type
Dry places

Sun
Sun

Elevation ?
34' - 7890'

Annual Precip. ?
4.9" - 47.3"

Summer Precip. ?
0.15" - 2.69"

Coldest Month ?
30.5° F - 58.8° F

Hottest Month ?
59.7° F - 87.5° F

Humidity ?
0.83 vpd - 38.31 vpd

Landscaping Information
Ease of Care
Moderately Easy

Water Requirement ?
Extremely Low, Very Low
Extremely Low
Very Low
Low
Moderate - High


Propagation ?
For propagating by seed: No treatment.

Common uses
Deer Resistant, Bird Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Nursery Availability
Commonly Available


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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