Eriogonum umbellatum Eriogonum umbellatum Eriogonum umbellatum var. versicolor
Common Name Sulphur Flower, Sulpher Flower Buckwheat
Latin Name Eriogonum umbellatum
Native Habitat California non-wetlands 0 to 12,000 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, low organic content, well drained
Water Once to twice per month
Height X Width 3" tall to 3' wide
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves White, evergreen
Garden Suitability Thornless, Butterfly
Ornamental Value Yellow flowers in spring, good ground cover
Nature Value Flowers used by butterflies
Native American Uses Medicinal
Links  
    Nursery, images and data: http://www.laspilitas.com/nature-of-california/plants/eriogonum-umbellatum
    Images and data http://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com/Yellow%20Enlarged%20Photo%20Pages/eriogonum.htm
    Images and data: http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=ERUM
    Distribution map: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=ERUM
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=3385
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Polygonaceae/Eriogonum_umbellatum.html
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eriogonum_umbellatum