Eriogonum giganteum

Wildflowers Dicots Caryophyllales Polygonaceae Eriogonum

Eriogonum-giganteum-flowersSt. Catherine’s Lace

Native to the Channel Islands (I think), it is wildly planted in gardens and landscaping. It has the largest bloom of any buckwheat in the area and can grow into a very large bush.

Seen blooming in June.

Eriogonum giganteum flower side-view

Eriogonum giganteum flowers

Eriogonum-giganteum-plant
A large plant

Eriogonum-giganteum-small-plant

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