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California Buckwheat: Spring   1 comment

The white puffballs on the California buckwheat, Eriogonum fasciculatum, turn orange in the fall … but until then, they’re a native food source, and a particular favorite of honeybees — like the one I captured below.


California Buckwheat: Fall

California Buckwheat: Fall   2 comments

California Buckwheat has a pale flower in the spring that turns to an orange/russet color through the winter.  Great fall color, seen here at Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park in northern Los Angeles County, CA.