Latin name: Eriogonum rixfordii S. Stokes
  Pronunciation:
er-ee-OG-an-um rix-FORD-ee-eye

  Common name: Rixford's buckwheat
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Dry sandy to gravelly soils to 5000',
  creosote bush scrub to pinyon-juniper woodland,
  Death Valley

  Blooming period: July to October
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Eriogonum
  2) rixfordii
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