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Panamint Mountain Buckwheat
Eriogonum panamintense
About Panamint Mountain Buckwheat (Eriogonum panamintense) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Eriogonum panamintense is a species of wild buckwheat known by the common name Panamint Mountain buckwheat. It is native to several of the desert mountain ranges of eastern California and western Nevada, including the Panamint Range. It grows in various types of mountain ridge habitat, such as sagebrush and coniferous woodland. This is a perennial herb producing small clumps of erect stems up to about 40 centimeters. The woolly, oval leaves are located around the base of the stems. The flower cluster is a spreading array of branches lined with clusters of white to off-white to brownish flowers, each of which is no more than half a centimeter long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial Herb, Shrub

0.49 - 5 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Cream, Pink, White, Brown

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 24 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Full Sun

Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Dry places

Annual Precipitation: 5.0" - 19.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.44" - 4.40", Coldest Month: 24.9" - 49.8", Hottest Month: 46.9" - 74.0", Humidity: 2.08" - 27.24", Elevation: 4072" - 10784"

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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