California Buckwheat - Eriogonum fasciculatum hosts many butterflies in California.
Close-up of a California Buckwheat flowering stem in Colton.
Eriogonum fasciculatum is a common and important native plant.
Eriogonum fasciculatum bloom. We have two main varieties: foliolosum and polifolium. But in the field you may notice quite a bit of variation from place to place.