Calflora
Taxon  Report   3361    
Eriogonum saxatile  S. Watson
Hoary buckwheat,  Rock buckwheat, Rock eriogonum
Eriogonum saxatile
© 2017 Thomas Egan
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eriogonum saxatile
© 2008 Lynn Watson
Eriogonum saxatile
© 2018 Matt Berger
Eriogonum saxatile, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriogonum saxatile
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eriogonum bloomeri
More information about  Eriogonum saxatile
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERSA6)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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