Mount Diablo Buckwheat

Scientific Name:

Eriogonum truncatum

Family:

Polygonaceae

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Color:

Red-Pink

Annual herb

Native

Mount Diablo buckwheat, with its characteristic branched flowers, grows along the edges of chaparral, in areas that have been partly cleared of grass by rabbits. Thought to be extinct for several decades, this plant has  resurfaced in limited distribution. Read more


California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).

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