PlantsFagopyrum→Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Fagopyrum esculentum Accepted
Fagopyrum sagittatum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
K (Potassium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Flies
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2020-06-21
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Location: ILDate: 2016-10-17
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Location: ILDate: 2016-10-17
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Location: Indiana zone 5Date: 2014-08-09
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Location: Indiana zone 5Date: 2014-08-09
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Location: My gardenDate: 2019-10-05DH bought a bag of this over a year ago; I tossed into mulch pile
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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2020-06-21
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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 8, 2012 6:10 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant which produces a dark purple almost black honey.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hardy annuals that bloom in spring and summer in Maryland zone 7b by idreos Apr 5, 2021 5:49 PM 10
Can you help identify this plant? by victorialuz Jun 6, 2018 4:28 PM 2
New data field: Dynamic Accumulators by dave Jul 28, 2014 9:00 PM 3

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