Sulphurflower buckwheat


Photo of sulphurflower buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum)

Eriogonum umbellatum

Perennial forb; mat-forming. Leaves obovate to spatulate; gray and woolly below, darker and hairless above. Small white to yellow flowers grow in umbels atop leafless stalks, 10 - 30 cm tall. Flowers transition to orange.

USDA Plant Database.

Habitat Type Tolerance Invasive?
Drier areas - sagebrush flats; open, grassy slopes; rocky ridges. Intolerant, full sunlight No