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