Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Tufted Wild Buckwheat

Eriogonum ovalifolium


A low growing plant with light green somewhat oval leaves and red flowers on stems that rise above the plant. Flower colors can be variable.


Spotted on the Umtanum ridge a sagebrush grassland.


Commonly used as a border or accent plant, tufted wild buckwheat and its relatives are highly drought tolerant and are important honey plants for native bees.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

Washington, USA

Spotted on May 12, 2018
Submitted on May 16, 2018

Related Spottings

California buckwheat Desert trumpet California buckwheat Cushion Buckwheat

Nearby Spottings

Stella Orangetip Hairy woodpecker (female) Tall bluebells Wild turkey (male)
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team