Girish Mahajan

Eriogonum ternatum

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Polygonaceae
Scientific name  Eriogonum ternatum
Rank  Species
Order  Caryophyllales
Genus  Eriogonum
Higher classification  Eriogonum
Eriogonum ternatum
Similar  Eriogonum hirtellum, Eriogonum diclinum, Eriogonum, Eriogonum alpinum, Eriogonum siskiyouense

Eriogonum ternatum is a species of wild buckwheat known by the common name ternate buckwheat. It is native to mountain ranges of northern California and southern Oregon, where it grows in the serpentine soil of the forests. This is a perennial herb forming mats up to half a meter wide with rosetted clusters of oval to rounded woolly leaves each about a centimeter long. The inflorescence arises on a flowering stem and bears an umbel of bright yellow flowers.

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Eriogonum ternatum Wikipedia


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