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Eriogonum hirtellum

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Polygonaceae
Scientific name  Eriogonum hirtellum
Rank  Species
Order  Caryophyllales
Genus  Eriogonum
Higher classification  Eriogonum
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Eriogonum hirtellum is a species of wild buckwheat known by the common name Klamath Mountain buckwheat. It is endemic to the Klamath Mountains of far northern California, where it is known from only a few occurrences.


This is a perennial herb forming thick, woody mats up to 40 centimeters high and wide on serpentine soils. It has light green, hairless leaves each up to two centimeters long and it blooms in spherical clusters of bright yellow or pink flowers.

While this plant has a very small distribution, it is not currently considered threatened.


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