Latin name: Eriogonum heermannii Durand & Hilg.
  var. floccosum Munz
  Pronunciation: air-ee-OG-an-um HEER-man-ee-eye
  flock-OH-sum
  Common name: Heermann's buckwheat
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Dry slopes and washes to 8000', east desert
  mountains
  Blooming period: August to October
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Eriogonum
  (2) heermannii (3) floccosum
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