Eriogonum wrightii var. subscaposum Eriogonum wrightii var. subscaposum Eriogonum wrightii var. subscaposum
Common Name Bastard Sage, Wright's Buckwheat, Wooly Buckwheat, Shrubby Wild Buckwheat, Perennial Buckwheat
Latin Name Eriogonum wrightii
Native Habitat Mojave, Sonoran, and Colorado Deserts from 700 to 11,000 feet; Santa Barbara to Baja California
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water None to once per month in summer
Height X Width 2 feet X 2 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Silvery leaves with grey hairs
Garden Suitability Thornless, Songbird, Butterfly, Sonoran, Ethnobotanical
Ornamental Value Lacy flowers in spring, deciduous
Nature Value Nectar for hummingbirds and bees, nesting, seeds eaten by birds, larval plant for Veined Blue butterfly
Native American Uses Seeds ground into flour
Links  
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Polygonaceae/Eriogonum_wrightii.html
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eriogonum_wrightii
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=3412
    Images and data http://museum2.utep.edu/chih/gardens/plants/DtoF/eriogwri.htm
    Images and data http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~plants-c/bio414/species%20pages/Eriogonum%20wrightii.htm
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=ERWR
    Images http://www.coestatepark.com/eriogonum_wrightii.htm
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.laspilitas.com/nature-of-california/plants/eriogonum-wrightii-subscaposum
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.cnplx.info/nplx/species?taxon=Eriogonum+wrightii
    Data http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=250060591
    Distribution map http://www.plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=ERWR
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