Latin name: Eriogonum maculatum A.A. Heller
  Pronunciation: er-ee-OG-an-um mak-yoo-LAY-tum

  Common name: Spotted buckwheat
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Dry sandy or gravelly places to 7000',
  creosote bush and sagebrush scrub, joshua tree
  and pinyon-juniper woodland, both deserts

  Blooming period: April to November
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Eriogonum
  2) maculatum
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