Buckwheat

Location: Main Campus (historic - 1946)
Approximate blooming period: summer

Wild buckwheat, Fallopia convolvulus

Origin: China
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 0 
Height and Form: climbing vine 
Foliage and Bark: slender stems are light green to reddish green and hairless, arrow-shaped leaves 
Flowers, Fruit and Seeds: small, white flowers that are replaced with large black achenes that are 3-sided
Culture:
Names: Cornbind, Black Bindweed, Climbing Bindweed, and Corn Bindweed
Cultivars/Varieties:

Wild Flowers of Illinois - Fallopia convolvulus


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