|Scientific Name||Eriogonum cernuum||USDA PLANTS Symbol||ERCE2|
|Common Name||Nodding Buckwheat||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||21090|
Life zones and habitat: Semi-desert, foothills and lower montane (4500 to 9300 ft); sandy areas, forests and sagebrush meadows.
Plant: Erect, branched annual to 20 inches tall.
Leaves: Rounded, wooly basal and lower-stem leaves.
Inflorescence: Many small white flower clusters pointing downward, each flower less than 1/10-inch across, white petals with reddish/pink tinge.
Bloom Period: June to September.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield and Wikipedia.
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