[Buckwheats: The Genus Eriogonum in Mt. Adams Country]

Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower

Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii

Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii

Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii)

The photo above shows sulfur buckwheat as seen along the South Climb Trail at an elevation of about 7100' at the toe of the Crescent Glacier on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams........August 23, 2008.

Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii) - Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii)

Haussknecht's sulfur buckwheat as seen at left along the climbers trail near the head of Hellroaring Valley, Mt. Adams, Yakama Nation lands.........September 2, 2017. The photo at right shows Hausssknecht's sulfur buckwheat as seen at the base of the lateral moraine for the Mazama Glacier, high above upper Crooked Creek, Mt. Adams, Yakama Nation lands.........Septmber 2, 2017.

Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii) -- Inflorescence of Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii)

Close-ups of Haussknecht's Buckwheat as seen on gravelly slopes at the base of the Mazama moraine on Mt. Adams........July 19, 2009.

Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii) - Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii) - Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii)

The photo above shows the inflorescence of sulfurflower as seen on a red cindery slope at the head of Hell Roaring Gorge on Mt. Adams.........August 7, 2004. Note that the individual flowers are all glabrous. Note the leafy bracts below the several branches of the inflorescence, a characteristic of this species.

Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii)

The photo above shows the form of sulfurflower (var. hausknechtii) as seen at the head of Hell Roaring Gorge on Mt. Adams.........August 7, 2004. The plant here is largely less than 7 cm high, although some of the decumbent stipes approach 10 cm in length. All the photos on this page were taken at the same location.

Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii) - Haussknecht's Buckwheat, Haussknecht's Sulphur Flower, Sulfur Buckwheat, Sulfurflower: Eriogonum umbellatum var. haussknechtii (Synonyms: Eriogonum haussknechtii, Eriogonum montanum, Eriogonum umbellatum ssp. haussknecthii)

Sulfurflower (var. hausknechtii) as seen on cindery slopes at the head of Hell Roaring Gorge on Mt. Adams..........August 12, 2013.

Paul Slichter