Taxon  Report   3313    
Eriogonum nidularium  Coville
Birdnest buckwheat,  Whisk broom
Eriogonum nidularium, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Eriogonum
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Eriogonum nidularium var. luciense
JEF + PLANTS: Eriogonum vimineum ssp. nidularium
JEF: Eriogonum vimineum var. nidularium
More information about  Eriogonum nidularium
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Aug 22, 2019).