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Winged Buckwheat

Type
herb/subshrub
Family
Polygonaceae - Knotweed
Genus
Eriogonum
Species
alatum
Duration
other
Location
Lory S. P. South Valley Loop Trail
Colors
yellow
UTM East
485408
UTM North
4490442
Latitude
40.5646
Longitude
-105.1724
Altitude
5600
Date
2017-08-01
Notes
Has no petals. What seem like petals are sepals. When stems die off they often remain standing for a year-perhaps more, with still live basal leave rosette at base. At other times, only the basal leaves remain in winter.