Fagopyrum esculentum Moench

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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  • Scientific Name

    Fagopyrum esculentum Moench

  • Description

    Species Description - Annual, 2–6 dm, the stem pubescent in lines above; lvs broadly triangular-hastate, the lower long-petioled; fl-clusters usually crowded and compact to form a terminal, corymbiform infl; tep elliptic, obtuse, 2–3 mm, achene smooth and shining, 5–7 mm, with smooth, entire angles, much exceeding the tep. 2n=16. Commonly escaped from cult., but not long persistent. June–Sept. (F. sagittatum)

  • Common Names