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Eriogonum deserticola

Giant Dune Buckwheat

Life form2, 3: shrub
Habitat: sand dunes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: ovate to oblong to orbicular
leaf surface3: hairy
leaf margin3: crenulate
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: april and fall
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Polygonaceae (buckwheat family)
Status: locally common
Location where collected or observed:
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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