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Fagopyrum esculentum Moench
BUCKWHEAT
Polygonum fagopyrum L; Fagopyrum sagittatum Gilib nom inval

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Fagopyrum esculentum, Buckwheat
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Fagopyrum esculentum, Buckwheat

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Fagopyrum esculentum, Buckwheat
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Fagopyrum esculentum
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Fagopyrum esculentum, leaf and flower

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena canadensis @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Andrena robertsonii @ UCMS_ENT (2)

Andrena wilkella @ UCMS_ENT (2)

Calliopsis andreniformis @ CUIC_ENT (2)
Apidae  Melissodes druriella @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Macrophoma fagopyri @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta fusispora @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta polygonorum @ BPI (5)
Colletidae  Colletes kincaidii @ CUIC_ENT (2)
Diaporthaceae  Diaporthe stewartii @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe polygoni @ BPI (3)
Halictidae  Augochlora pura @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Dufourea monardae @ BBSL (1)

Halictus confusus @ CUIC_ENT (34)

Lasioglossum cinctipes @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum ephialtum @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum hitchensi @ CUIC_ENT (3)

Lasioglossum obscurum @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum quebecense @ CUIC_ENT (3)

Lasioglossum truncatum @ CUIC_ENT (3)

Sphecodes atlantis @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Sphecodes johnsonii @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Megachile brevis @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Microbotryaceae  Sphacelotheca fagopyri @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Didymella fagopyri @ BPI (1)

Ramularia anomala @ 415957B (1); 415957A (1)

Ramularia rufomaculans @ BPI (11)
Peronosporaceae  Peronospora ducometi @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Alternaria fasciculata @ BPI (1)
Pseudococcidae  Spilococcus eriogoni @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia fagopyri @ BPI (5)

Puccinia polygoni-amphibii @ BPI (1)
Rhopalidae  Harmostes reflexulus @ AMNH_IZC (2)
Typhulaceae  Sclerotium durum @ BPI (1)
_  Ascochyta fagopyri @ BPI (4)

Ascochyta @ BPI (2)

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Fagopyrum esculentum Moench Buckwheat
Polygonaceae — Smartweed family
Non-native
Fagopyrum esculentum
St. Jones Reserve
July 2007

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Fagopyrum esculentum Moench
buckwheat

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General Information
Symbol: FAES2
Group: Dicot
Family: Polygonaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   I
CAN   I
L48   I
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 672. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
FAFA Fagopyrum fagopyrum (L.) Karst., nom. inval.
FASA Fagopyrum sagittatum Gilib.
FAVU2 Fagopyrum vulgare Hill
POFA4 Polygonum fagopyrum L.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Polygonales
Family Polygonaceae – Buckwheat family
Genus Fagopyrum Mill. – buckwheat
Species Fagopyrum esculentum Moench – buckwheat

Subordinate Taxa

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (FAES2)
Flora of North America (FAES2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (FAES2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (FAFA)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (FASA)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (FAVU2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (POFA4)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (FAES2)
Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn) (FAES2)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (FAES2)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (FAES2)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (FAES2)
Related Websites
Cornell University cover crops page for buckwheat (FAES2)
Cover crops database at the UC Davis Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP) (FAES2)
Managing Cover Crops Profitably (Sustainable Agriculture Network) (FAES2)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Minor Minor Low
Yarrow Low Low Low

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin
Yarrow

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.
Yarrow, G.K., and D.T. Yarrow. 1999. Managing wildlife . Sweet Water Press. Birmingham.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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