Latin name: Eriogonum grande E. Greene var. rubescens
  (E. Greene) Munz
  Pronunciation: er-ee-OG-an-um gran-dee

  Common name: Red-flowered buckwheat
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Cliffs and bluffs to 600', creosote bush scrub,
  chaparral, San Miguel and Santa Cruz Islands

  Blooming period: June to October
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Eriogonum
  2) grande  3) rubescens
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