Winged Buckwheat

Winged Buckwheat Plant Information

Winged Buckwheat grows in the following 9 states:

Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming, Texas

The plant is native to the western Great Plains, the Southwestern United States, and Chihuahua state in Mxico. Eriogonum alatum, with the common names winged buckwheat and winged eriogonum, is a species of buckwheat.

Varieties include:
Among the Zuni people, the root is eaten as an emetic for stomachaches. An infusion of the powdered root is taken after a fall and to relieve general misery.

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