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Eriogonum latifolium

Coast Buckwheat and Sea-side Buckwheat.

Santa Margarita, CA
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A small buckwheat of the coastal dunes and bluffs from Monterey into southern Oregon. Bluffs and dunes, in beach sand or fast draining clay. (Resembles E. grande rubescens.) The leaves are preferred by rabbits. They are very few plants in the nursery the rabbits nibble, they EAT this one. Plant into coastal gardens where you are having trouble with deer, sand and sea breezes. Give sun and sandy/rocky soil, little or no water after established(in range of species). In S, Ca. You can grow it but give a little extra winter/spring water., this perennial is used by many of the butterflies for nectar and larval food. Small insects such as native wasps, bees and flies work the flowers amongst the butterflies. Click here for more about California Buckwheats

Eriogonum latifolium tolerates seaside conditions and sand.
Eriogonum latifolium is great for a butterfly garden.
Eriogonum latifolium's foliage type is stressdeciduous.
Eriogonum latifolium's flower color is white.

Communities for Eriogonum latifolium:Coastal Strand and Northern Coastal Sage Scrub.

ph: 5.50 to 7.00
usda: 7 to 10
height[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
width[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
rainfall[cm]: 55.00 to 100.00

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