Eriogonum fasciculatum     
Polygonaceae Family     

Compiled by the Master Gardeners
of the University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension.


white flowers
bloom on Eriogonum fasciculatum
Form: low rounded shrub; also considered a herbaceous perennial
Seasonality: evergreen
Size: 1-3ft, spread to 4ft
Leaves: linear, sometimes lobed at terminal ends, gray-green, to 3/4in long, rolled inward, underside is silvery and pubescent
Flowers: terminal clusters of pinkish white fuzzy flowers; long bloom period, March-November
Fruit: not significant
Stems/Trunks: n/a
Range/Origin: very widespread; found on rocky south facing slopes of the Mojave, Sonoran and Chihuahuan deserts; elevations of 1000-4500ft
Hardiness: to 15°F




aka California buckwheat
leggy Buckwheat plant
small Buckwheat plant new specimen of Eriogonum fasciculatum (left)
and more established plant (above)

return to common name index  Master Gardener Home Pagereturn to Botanical name index
browse by
common name
browse by
botanical name

This page was first created July 4, 2001 and last modified May 15, 2004.

Web page design and photographs by Toni Moore, Master Gardener
email to:

© 2004 Arizona Board of Regents. All contents copyrighted. All rights reserved.