Eriogonum racemosum

This striking buckwheat bears long racemes of white or white/pink flowers atop tall, leafless stems. In its native habitat of low foothills and mountain dry meadows from New Mexico to Nevada, it can grow in colonies of hundreds or thousands. Supports native bees.

Plant details

  • Common name: Redroot Buckwheat
  • Zone: 4
  • Exposure: Sun
  • Height x Width: 16" x 10"
  • Native to: Southwest