Wright buckwheat

\ ˈrīt- \
variants: or Wright's buckwheat

Definition of Wright buckwheat

: a woody-stemmed perennial (Eriogonum wrightii) of the desert regions of the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico having white or light pink flowers

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History and Etymology for Wright buckwheat

after Charles Wright †1885 American botanical explorer

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“Wright buckwheat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wright%20buckwheat. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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