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176b. Eriogonum tenellum Torrey var. ramosissimum Bentham in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 14: 20. 1856.

Granite Mountain wild buckwheat

Plants 3-4 dm. Caudex stems spreading. Leaves sheathing up stems; blade elliptic to deltoid, 0.3-1.2 × 0.2-0.7 cm. 2n = 40.

Flowering Apr-Dec. Granitic flat outcrops, ledges, and crevices, mixed grassland and mesquite communities, juniper and oak woodlands; 200-600 m; Tex.

Variety ramosissimum is restricted to the “Hill Country” in Burnet, Gillespie, Llano, and Mason counties of central Texas, where it can be locally common.


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