Fagopyrum esculentum Moench
Family: Polygonaceae
buckwheat,  more...
[Fagopyrum fagopyrum (L.) H.Karst.,  more]
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
Etymology: Fagopyrum: from the Latin and Greek for beech wheat, from the beechnut-like, edible fruit
Plants: erect, annual, 8"-24" tall forb
Leaves: alternate, wide, triangular, lower leaves with long stalks
Flowers: white to pink, 5-parted, 1/4" wide, on stalks of different lengths; inflorescence crowded, compact, terminal cluster (corymb); blooms June-Sept.
Fruits: shiny, dry seed
Habitat: disturbed sites; cultivated
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Kurt Stüber  
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