Polygonaceae
Eriogonum nudum

Naked Eriogonum

Erect leafless stems, basal leaves. Stems can be very tall, smooth or with few leaves on lower section. Leaves small with long hairy petioles, egg-shaped, widest at tip end, felted with white hairs on underside, sometimes with wavy edges. Inflorescence on long stalks, consisting of widely spaced heads of flowers. Flowers white, yellow, or pink. Often grows in abundant stands in dry open places from near sea level to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--5 feet
  • Habitat: Subalpine, Dry Rocky Sites
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes