Latin name: Eriogonum molestum E. Greene
Pronunciation: er-ee-OG-an-um mo-LES-tum
Common name: Pineland buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
Habitat: ± dry areas of granitic sands to an elevation of perhaps 8000' in the mountains from Ventura Co. south to San Diego Co.
Blooming period: June to September
Name derivations: 1) Eriogonum 2) molestum
NOTE: Very similar to Eriogonum davidsonii. Munz's Flora of Southern California included E. molestum as a synonym of E. davidsonii.