Eriogonum inflatum

Desert Trumpet

A member of the Polygonaceae, the Buckwheat Family

Habit, in bloom.

Tape measure is extended 18 inches.

To the east of Lanfair Road at the end of pavement, towards Vontrigger Hills,
at ca. 3400 feet elevation.

23 March 2008.

Image copyright © Lee Dittmann.



Habitat.

Same plant as in prior image.

23 March 2008.

Image copyright © Lee Dittmann.



Detail of inflated stems.

Same plant as in prior image.

23 March 2008.

Image copyright © Lee Dittmann.



Inflorescence detail, showing flower buds but no open flowers yet.

Same plant as in prior image.

23 March 2008.

Image copyright © Lee Dittmann.



Basal leaves.

Same plant as in prior image.

23 March 2008.

Image copyright © Lee Dittmann.



Leaf detail.

Same plant as in prior image.

23 March 2008.

Image copyright © Lee Dittmann.



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