Kearney's Buckwheat==Money Buckwheat
Eriogonum nummulare
Previously Eriogonum kearneyi
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

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flower buds grow on one side of stem


Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
October 5, 2006 - Near Lynndyl, Millard County, Utah

A native perennial subshrub or shrub, white to pink 6 petaled flowers in fall. The stems have a soft, velvety touch.  The plant has a brushy  growth habit.  Buds grow on just one side of the stems.

This plant serves as larval host plant for the Pallid Dotted-blue Butterfly, For  photos of immatures and adult Pallid Dotted-blue, click on  IMMATURES 

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