Wild Florida Photo - Eriogonum tomentosum

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Eriogonum tomentosum

DOGTONGUE WILD BUCKWHEAT

WILD BUCKWHEAT

DOG-TONGUE

Florida native

 

The opposite or whorled leaves distinguish this plant of sandhills and dry pinewoods from the other species of this genus in Florida. Frequent from central Florida northward and into the panhandle except for the Atlantic coast counties and the big bend area. The range also includes southeastern coastal states from Alabama to North Carolina.

 
Eriogonum tomentosum is a member of the Polygonaceae - Buckwheat family.

Other species of the Eriogonum genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Eriogonum longifolium var. gnaphalifolium - SCRUB BUCKWHEAT