Eriogonum racemosum

Wild Buckwheat
Eriogonum racemosum

Family:Buckwheat (Polygonaceae)
AKA: Redroot Eriogonum
Photo taken on: July 26, 2015
Location: Almont Triangle, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Dry meadows, sagebrush

Grows to 18" in colonies with pale green, basal leaves. Tiny flowers are white with a red stripe making them appear pink.

Flora of North America reference.

Pink Long Clusters