Mohave buckwheat

Eriogonum fasciculatum

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
High

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
Alkaline

Location

Min elevation:
0
Max elevation:
9000
Counties: 
Apache
Coconino
Gila
Graham
La Paz
Mohave
Pima
Pinal
Yavapai
Yuma

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
High
Germination Overall: 
NA
Germination rate: 
Fast
Establishment: 
High

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
Disturbance
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlPollinator habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
NOTES:
deer resistant; several sub-species have resulted in hybridization and range expansion from outplanting; extensive use in roadside revegetation
Citations:
Montalvo ‎2018; Painter 2016; Wall & Mcdonald 2009