Eriogonum saxatile

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Eriogonum saxatile
Eriogonum saxatile

Species Name: Eriogonum saxatile
Common Name: Hoary buckwheat

Excellent for high elevations! Tough low mat forming groundcover. Highly recommended for rock gardens.

Plant Family: Polygonaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 4-8 in. H x 4-8 in. W
Growth Habit: Creates mats
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 11000'
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: White-rose-yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Southern Sierra Nevada, Central West, Southwest, Eastern Sierra Nevada, Desert Mountains
Natural Habitat: Decomposed granite or volcanic rocks

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