[The Buckwheat Family East of the Cascade Mts. of Oregon and Washington]

Buckwheats Found East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Eriogonum

Parsnip Buckwheat: Eriogonum heracleoides

Parsnip Buckwheat: Eriogonum heracleoides

Bailey's Buckwheat, Broom Buckwheat: Eriogonum baileyi var. baileyi (Synonym: Eriogonum vimineum var. baileyi )

Nodding Buckwheat: Eriogonum cernuum

Mat Buckwheat, Matted Wild Buckwheat: Eriogonum caespitosum (Synonym: Eriogonum cespitosum, Eriogonum sphaerocephalum var. sericoleucum)

Arrowleaf Buckwheat, Heart-leaf Buckwheat, Northern Buckwheat: Eriogonum compositum var. compositum (Synonyms: Eriogonum compositum var. citrinum, Eriogonum compositum var. pilicaule, Eriogonum johnstonii, Eriogonum pilicaule)

Heart-leaf Buckwheat, Northern Buckwheat: Eriogonum compositum var. lancifolium

Arrowleaf Buckwheat, Northern Buckwheat, Smooth Arrow-leaf Wild Buckwheat: Eriogonum compositum var. leianthum (Synonym: Eriogonum tolmieanum)

Cusick's Buckwheat: Eriogonum cusickii

Douglas' Buckwheat: Eriogonum douglasii var. douglasii (Synonym: Eriogonum caespitosum var. douglasii)

Tall Buckwheat, Tall Woolly Buckwheat, Rush Buckwheat: Eriogonum elatum var. elatum (Synonym: Eriogonum elatum var. limonifolium)

Piper's Buckwheat, Piper's Golden Buckwheat, Piper's Wild Buckwheat: Eriogonum flavum var. piperi (Synonyms: Eriogonum androsaceum, Eriogonum flavum ssp. piperi, Eriogonum flavum var. linguifolium, Eriogonum piperi)

Wyeth Buckwheat: Eriogonum heracloides

Spotted Buckwheat: Eriogonum maculatum

Yellow-flowered Wild Buckwheat, Slender Buckwheat: Eriogonum microthecum var. ambiguum (Synonyms: Eriogonum ambiguum, Eriogonum effusum var. ambiguum, Eriogonum microthecum ssp. ambiguum, Eriogonum microthecum var. expansum)

Great Basin Wild Buckwheat, Slender Buckwheat, Slenderbush Buckwheat: Eriogonum microthecum var. laxiflorum (Synonyms: Eriogonum microthecum ssp. confertiflorum, Eriogonum microthecum ssp. laxiflorum, Eriogonum microthecum var. confertiflorum)

Slender Buckwheat, Slenderbush Buckwheat, Slender Wild Buckwheat: Eriogonum microthecum var. microthecum (Synonym: Eriogonum microthecum var. idahoense)

Bird's Nest Buckwheat: Eriogonum nidularium

Snow Buckwheat: Eriogonum niveum (Synonyms: Erigonum niveum var. decumbens, Eriogonum niveum var. niveum)

Bare-stem Buckwheat, Naked Buckwheat, Naked Wild Buckwheat, Tall Buckwheat: Eriogonum nudum var. nudum

Harford's Wild Buckwheat, Naked Buckwheat: Eriogonum nudum var. oblongifolium

Fremont's Wild Buckwheat, Naked Buckwheat: Eriogonum nudum var. pubiflorum

Woolly Nodding Buckwheat: Eriognum nutans

Ochre-headed Buckwheat: Eriogonum ochrocephalum

Cushion Buckwheat, Dwarf Cushion Wild Buckwheat: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. depressum

Cushion Buckwheat, Oval-leaved Buckwheat, Sierran Cushion Wild Buckwheat: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. nivale (Synonyms: Eriogonum nivale, Eriogonum rhodanthum)

Cushion Buckwheat: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. ovalifolium (Synonyms: Eriogonum ovalifolium ssp. ovalifolium, Eriogonum ovalifolium var. multiscapum, Eriogonum ovalifolium var. nevadense)

Cushion Buckwheat, Purple Cushion Wild Buckwheat: Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum (Synonyms: Eriogonum davisianum, Eriogonum orthocaulon, Eriogonum ovalifolium ssp. purpureum, Eriogonum ovalifolium var. celsum, Eriogonum ovalifolium var. orthocaulon, Eucycla purpurea)

Weak Buckwheat: Eriogonum pusillum

Redding Buckwheat, Redding's Wild Buckwheat, Spurry Buckwheat: Eriogonum spergulinum var. reddingianum (Synonym: Eriogonum spergulinum ssp. reddingianum)

Rock Buckwheat, Rock Wild Buckwheat, Round-head Buckwheat: Eriogonum sphaerocephalum (Synonyms: Eriogonum fasciculifolium, Eriogonum geniculatum, Eriogonum sphaerocephalum var. geniculatum)

Rock Buckwheat, Halimium Wild Buckwheat: Eriogonum sphaerocephalum var. halimioides (Synonyms: Eriogonum fruticulosum, Eriogonum halimioides)

Scabland Wild Buckwheat: Eriogonum sphaerocephalum var. sublineare (Synonyms: Eriogonum douglasii var. sublineare, Eriogonum douglasii var. tenue)

Goose Lake Wild Buckwheat, Strict Buckwheat: Eriogonum strictum var. anserinum (Synonyms: Eriogonum anserinum, Eriogonum flavissimum, Eriogonum ovalifolium ssp. flavissimum, Eriogonum proliferum ssp. anserinum, Eriogonum strictum ssp. anserinum, Eriogonum strictum ssp. proliferum var. anserinum, Eriogonum strictum var. flavissimum)

Blue Mountain Buckwheat, Proliferous Wild Buckwheat, Strict Buckhweat: Eriogonum strictum var. proliferum (Synonyms: Eriogonum fulvum, Eriogonum ovalifolium var. proliferum, Eriogonum proliferum, Eriogonum strictum ssp. bellum, Eriogonum strictum ssp. proliferum, Eriogonum srictum ssp. proliferum var. proliferum, Eriogonum strictum var. argenteum)

Blue Mountain Buckwheat, Strict Buckwheat, Strict Wild Buckwheat: Eriogonum strictum var. strictum (Synonyms: Eriogonum strictum ssp. proliferum var. glabrum, Eriogonum strictum ssp. strictum)

Thyme Buckwheat, Thymeleaf Buckwheat, Thyme-leaf Wild Buckwheat, Thyme-leaved Buckwheat: Eriogonum thymoides (Synonyms: Eriogonum sphaerocephalum ssp. minimum, Eriogonum sphaerocephalum var. minimum, Eriogonum thymoides ssp. congestum)

Sulphurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum (numerous varieties)

Broom Buckwheat, Wirestem Buckwheat: Eriogonum vimineum (Synonyms: Eriogonum shoshonense, Eriogonum vimineum ssp. shoshonense, Eriogonum vimineum var. shoshonense, Eriogonum vimineum var. shoshonense, Eriogonum vimineum var. vimineum)

Watson's Buckwheat: Eriogonum watsonii


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