Redroot Buckwheat - Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family) Eriogonum racemosum
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Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
Flowers can be either white or pink.
1. 2. East Side Foothills of Salt Lake Valley
3.  October 5, 2006 -  Near Camp Williams - This location no longer exists.  A road was plowed through it.

Other
This plant serves as host plant for the Mormon Metalmark, Gray Hairstreak  and  Spalding's Dotted-blue  butterfly larvae.  For available photos of larvae, click on your choice of
MORMON METALMARK, Immatures - APODEMIA MORMO MORMO
GRAY HAIRSTREAK, Immatures - STRYMON MELINUS
SPALDING'S DOTTED-BLUE, Immatures - EUPHILOTES SPALDINGI
SHERIDAN'S HAIRSTREAK, immatures -  CALLOPHRYS SHERIDANI NEOPERPLEXA

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