Latin name: Eriogonum gracile Benth. var. gracile
  Pronunciation: er-ee-OG-an-um GRAS-il-ee

  Common name: Slender buckwheat
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Dry washes, mesas, grassy areas below 5000',
  chaparral, coastal sage scrub, southern oak woodland

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