Plant family: Polygonaceae - Buckwheat
Plant type: Groundcover, Shrub
Plant origin: N/A, California
Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand
Clay, Decomposed Granite, Alkaline, Rocky
Salt Tolerant, Tolerant of Clay Soil
A native to the coast between San Diego and Monterey this relatively small, prostrate perennial has abundant pale pink flowers. It's small leaves are green above and grayish underneath. It makes an attractive addition to a border, underneath larger native shrubs, or in a rock garden. It is especially attractive to butterflies.
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