Umtanum desert buckwheat grows nowhere in the world except near the Columbia River at the Hanford Reach National Monument.
Umtanum desert buckwheat grows nowhere in the world except near the Columbia River at the Hanford Reach National Monument. Courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Umtanum desert buckwheat grows nowhere in the world except near the Columbia River at the Hanford Reach National Monument. Courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Rare plant, found only near Tri-Cities, damaged in wildfire

July 10, 2017 6:58 PM