Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions

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Polygonaceae - Buckwheat Family

Wild Buckwheat

Eriogonum anemophilum, E. cernuum, E. deflexum,
E. hirtiflorum, E. incanum, E. inerme,
E. latens, E. lobbii, E. marifolium,
E. microthecum, E. nudum, E. ovalifolium,
E. parishii, E. polypodum, E. prattenianum,
E. pyrolifolium, E. roseum, E. saxatile,
E. spergulinum, E. sphaerocephalum, E. umbellatum,
E. wrightii

Stems are edible before flowering. Seeds are edible when ground and used as flour.

Eriogonum sphaerocephalum var. halimoides
CalFlora Record

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