San Gabriel Mountains
Bloom Identification Guide
Pink, Red and Orange

Red-flowered Buckwheat

Red-flowered form of Buckwheat on Mt. Islip in June
Red-flowered Buckwheat, Mt. Islip

Red-flowered form of Buckwheat near Mt. Baldy in September
Red-flowered Buckwheat, Mt. Baldy

Common Names: a form of Sulphur Flower
Scientific Name: Eriogonum umbellatum var. minus
Location: (upper) Mt. Islip (8,250')
(lower) Trail to Pine, Dawson and Baldy (~9,000')
Date: (upper) June 30, 1999
(lower) September 16, 1999
Photographer: Tom Chester

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